Articles tagged tim robbins

5 Nov 2008 // 8:59 PM

Noise

The droning of a self-righteous windbag whom everyone has long since tuned out, rather like an annoying car alarm.

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The end is here: 9-11 attacks and the new millennium revive apocalyptic movies

Flooded cities. A plague of blindness. Humanity huddled in bunkers. It’s just another night at the movies. The Katrina documentary “Trouble the Water,” the

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28 Sep 2008 // 10:00 PM

The Lucky Ones

The wars in the Middle East hang over The Lucky Ones like high cloud cover, coloring each event during the road trip, no matter how banal.

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Politically active actor Tim Robbins makes a not-particularly-political Iraq War film

From “Home of the Brave” to “Stop-Loss,” “In the Valley of Elah” to “Redacted,” Hollywood has tried to lead movie audiences into the lives of

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Talk, Talk, Talk: October 2008

What studio suit thought this was a good idea? With four months to schedule your high priced efforts, you instead unload almost 30 overpriced pictures on an unsuspecting movie audience.

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Talk, Talk, Talk: September 2008

From wars both past and present to a number of nail-biting thrillers, September is sizing up as a potentially profitable one.

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Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny (2006)

If you have ever bought a black-light to create the right ambiance when you played air-guitar on a backwards tennis racket in your parents’ house, then Tenacious D will not disappoint.

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Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny (2006)

Jack Black. I feel like I never knew the guy.

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26 Oct 2006 // 11:00 PM

Catch a Fire (2006)

Actually, Phillip Noyce's thriller raises a question: how have the South African "terrorists," so deemed by Botha's administration, since become courageous freedom fighters?

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Zathura: A Space Adventure (2005)

When Lisa thaws, she's granted a limited gamut of roles, from screaming victim to gushy girl to action-heroic savior.

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17 Jan 2005 // 12:00 AM

Code 46 (2004)

According to screenwriter Frank Cottrell Boyce, 'The 20th century was the Freud century, and the 21st century's going to be the genetics century.'"

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Top Gun: Special Collector’s Edition (1986)

One angle on this newness was the boys' deep friendships, masculine and competitive but also tender and intimate.

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5 Aug 2004 // 12:00 AM

Code 46 (2004)

William's seeming gift of empathy is a deception: anyone could do his job, if properly infected.

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9 Oct 2003 // 12:00 AM

Mystic River (2003)

While the film doesn't elucidate Jimmy's own violent past, it is clear that he hasn't had misgivings until now.

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The Truth About Charlie (2002)

It conjures a perverse and giddy grace.

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2 May 2002 // 12:00 AM

Human Nature (2002)

Human Nature is largely a study of the fine line between being innovative and being asinine.

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31 Mar 2000 // 12:03 AM

High Fidelity

In keeping with the spirit of the film itself, I humbly offer the top 5 reasons the new film High Fidelity is worth seeing.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Mission to Mars (2000)

The following review contains spoilers. Manifest Density From the Louisiana Purchase to the Mexican-American war, the history of the United States is punctuated often by

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Mission to Mars (2000)

Kurt Neumann’s 1950 Rocketship X-M may be the progenitor of space exploration films, at least if you believe the claims its video box makes for

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Cradle Will Rock (1999)

Tim Robbins has never been shy about being one of them damn Hollywood liberals -- pro-union, anti-death penalty, solidly Green, married to Susan Sarandon.

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'Staircase' Is Gay in a Melancholy Way

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"Unfairly cast aside as tasteless during its time for its depiction of homosexuality, Staircase is a serious film in need of a second critical appraisal.

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