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Wednesday, May 28 2008

Dead Man’s Bounty

This oddball film's closest progenitors are Fassbinder’s Brecht-influenced and just plain weird Whity, and Cox’s Americanized Spaghetti western, Straight to Hell.


Sunday, January 13 2008

Comanche Moon

The most outrageous and most pleasurable element in Comanche Moon, Inish Scull (Val Kilmer) is also its strangest, least plausible, and most convincing incarnation of "history."


Wednesday, January 10 2007

Time Encapsulating: The Best DVDs of 2006

From solid single issues to amazingly complete film and television compilations, the works highlighted here argue for DVD's continued importance.


Tuesday, November 21 2006

Déjà Vu (2006)

The movie's leap from contemporary coppish thriller into science fiction is initially jarring.


Friday, December 2 2005

Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang (2005)

It's a surprise that Shane Black's Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang works as well as it does.


Thursday, September 29 2005

Mindhunters (2004)

While the accumulating bodies and declarations of motive are unclever, Mindhunters does make good (if not quite enough) use of LL Cool J.


Wednesday, August 10 2005

Alexander: Director’s Cut (2004)

Oliver Stone calls his Alexander 'a new genre, a masculine-feminine action figure,' more like Monty Clift and James Dean than Russell Crowe.


Friday, May 13 2005

Mindhunters (2005)

In Mindhunters, the relationship between realness and not is especially fraught.


Monday, December 13 2004

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.


Wednesday, November 24 2004

Alexander (2004)

Though Olympias is unbeatably charismatic (and plain fun amid all the drearily inclined boys), the film takes a typically Stonian approach to the evil woman.


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Spartan (2004) (Reviews) [11.Mar.04]
The Missing (Reviews) [23.Feb.04]
The Missing (Reviews) [20.Nov.03]
Wonderland (2003) (Reviews) [16.Oct.03]
Real Genius (1985) (Reviews) [12.Jul.02]
The Salton Sea (2002) (Reviews) [15.May.02]
Red Planet (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Pollock (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Pollock (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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