Articles tagged the kingdom

19 Aug 2010 // 10:00 PM

Jesca Hoop: Hunting My Dress

At its best (and weirdest), Hunting My Dress is thoroughly exciting music that dares you not to listen.

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9 Nov 2007 // 2:47 AM

Today’s foreign wars are Hollywood hell

This is not your grandfather’s war. This war is unpopular and controversial, seemingly endless. But that hasn’t stopped Hollywood from releasing a series

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11 Oct 2007 // 3:27 AM

A new script for Hollywood war movies

Anti-war demonstrators storm the Pentagon in the movie “Across the Universe.” A career soldier protests the Iraq conflict in “In the Valley of Elah.” The

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9 Oct 2007 // 3:03 AM

The new movie “The Kingdom” is a setback for efforts to improve relations between the United States and the Muslim world. Director Peter Berg vowed

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Hollywood goes to war: Mainstream movies focus on Iraq, terrorism

Writer Matthew Michael Carnahan makes a living pounding out movie scripts, where flights of fantasy and retreats from reality are the daily stock in trade.

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28 Sep 2007 // 2:30 AM

The Kingdom

Boasting charismatic stars and a topical focus on terrorism, the film adds one more cagey detail -- a hint of moral challenge to its own thrills-and-chills violence.

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