Articles tagged the lovely bones, peter jackson, mark wahlberg, saoirse ronan, susan sarandon, rachel weisz

14 Oct 2005 // 12:00 AM

Elizabethtown (2005)

Cameron Crowe's Elizabethtown does not know how to end.

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30 Aug 2005 // 12:00 AM

The Constant Gardener (2005)

That might be the film's most potent insight, that the white guy cannot save the day.

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12 Aug 2005 // 12:00 AM

Four Brothers (2005)

In between the guilt-tripping and the domestic melodrama, the boys argue over priorities.

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I Heart Huckabees: 2-Disc Special Edition (2004)

The Special Edition is loaded with so much self-referential material and 'oh so clever' concepts that they threaten to make the movie into its own cult object.

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23 Mar 2005 // 12:00 AM

Alfie (2004)

Jude Law's performance is wholly charming and energetic.

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I Heart Huckabees: 2-Disc Special Edition (2004)

As hard as he tries, Albert can't quite keep up with the Jaffes' questions, let alone their answers.

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18 Feb 2005 // 12:00 AM

Constantine (2005)

Doubting his mission and his faith even as he's consumed by them, Constantine is an achingly topical comic book/movie hero.

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2 Feb 2005 // 12:00 AM

Shall We Dance? (2004)

'The fact is,' says director Peter Chelsom, 'I was very, very wary about remaking such a perfect original.'"

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5 Nov 2004 // 12:00 AM

Alfie (2004)

Surrounded by urgent, provocative signposts that he just can't see, Alfie remains lost.

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15 Oct 2004 // 12:00 AM

Shall We Dance? (2004)

Paulina is not only gorgeous, athletic, and lithe, she's also in need of solace.

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1 Oct 2004 // 12:00 AM

I Heart Huckabees (2004)

Albert is again faced with basic questions: Are we really 'all connected'? How can 'everything be the same even if it's different'?"

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29 Apr 2004 // 12:00 AM

Envy (2004)

Scheduled to open a year ago, Envy is as dopey, uninventive, and smug as you'd expect from a movie that's 'all from shit'.

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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

No in-betweeners in this reductive view of the world: characters and choices are good or evil.

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16 Oct 2003 // 12:00 AM

Runaway Jury (2003)

Besieged by John Grishamish plot twisties, the actors in Runaway Jury do their best to fashion an emotional coherence.

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29 Aug 2003 // 12:00 AM

The Italian Job (2003)

As soon as John utters the words 'last job' to his darling girl, his fate (like the film's) is sealed.

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29 May 2003 // 12:00 AM

The Italian Job (2003)

As soon as John utters the words 'last job' to his darling girl, his fate (like the film's) is sealed.

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8 May 2003 // 12:00 AM

The Shape of Things (2003)

This version of Neil LaBute's ongoing project is crisp and aggressive, occasionally alienating or annoying, that is, effectively unlike other movies.

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24 Apr 2003 // 12:00 AM

Confidence (2003)

They meet at King's club, where he's auditioning strippers: Dustin Hoffman, big pimping.

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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)

It's useful to remember that, offscreen, both good and bad tend to be tricksy.

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The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

It was a whole lot better when it was called Ghost.

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