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5 Jan 2006 // 1:00 AM

Four Brothers (2005)

'I grew up in sunny southern California, and I'm not used to snow,' says John Singleton. 'I wanted to do a movie with snow in it, so here it is.'"

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14 Dec 2005 // 1:00 AM

King Kong (2005)

Jackson's film makes Ann's admiration for Kong an earnest distraction from her eventual, proper coupledom with Jack (who, even with Brody's Men's Health coverboy abs, can't compete with the potent spectacle of Kong).

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14 Oct 2005 // 1:00 AM

Elizabethtown (2005)

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

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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 // 1:00 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 // 1:00 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 // 1:00 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 // 1:00 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 // 1:00 AM

Alfie (2004)

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

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15 Oct 2004 // 1:00 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 // 1:00 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 // 1:00 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 // 1:00 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 // 1:00 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 // 1:00 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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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 // 1:00 AM

Confidence (2003)

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

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