Articles tagged vince vaughn

True Detective: Episode 8 - “Omega Station”

In season two, writer and creator Nic Pizzolatto created a stew of compelling characters, clich├ęs, conveniences, complications, and schmaltz.

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Truth and Other Restrictions: ‘True Detective’ - Episode 7 - “Black Maps and Motel Rooms”

Series creator Nic Pizzolatto constructs the entire season on a simple exchange: death seems to be the metaphysical wage of knowledge.

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Sex, Drugs and Alternative Folk: ‘True Detective’ - Episode 6 - “Church in Ruins”

Despite a few Scooby Doo level of conveyance, writer/ creator Nic Pizzolatto finally starts giving the audience the kind of chemistry they expect.

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True Detective: Episode 4 - “Down Will Come”

Director Jeremy Podeswa and writer Nic Pizzolatto expand and extend a pervasive movie trope, but still leave their main characters and the viewers bewildered, befuddled, and anticipating the next installment.

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26 Nov 2008 // 1:00 AM

Four Christmases

Motherhood, Four Christmases submits, is all Kate needs to be happy. The husband, he's incidental.

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25 Nov 2008 // 11:55 PM

Four Christmases

So this is what five Oscar winners gets you? This is the result of the combined Academy caliber efforts of Reese Witherspoon (Walk the Line),

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Talk, Talk, Talk: November 2008

Like the sainted sigh of relief that comes after another shriek-filled All Hallow's Eve, November usually means the start of the 'nominate me' process for the proposed prestige pictures of 2008.

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4 Mar 2008 // 10:00 PM

Into the Wild

A "follow your dreams" narrative in a package that belies the cliché that it expounds upon.

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A Gallery of Good Works: The Best Films of 2007

From Julian Schnabel's artsy The Diving Bell and the Butterfly to the legendary Coen Brothers splendid adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's No Country for Old Men, PopMatters counts down the 30 best films of 2007.

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12 Nov 2007 // 12:23 PM

For rapper/actor Ludacris, giving back is a major role

CHICAGO—Chris “Ludacris” Bridges can’t stop laughing. A rapper with a powerful vocal delivery, he keeps envisioning his big head on a little person’

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11 Nov 2007 // 11:00 PM

Fred Claus

What is Ludacris doing in this movie?

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28 Sep 2007 // 6:25 AM

Emile Hirsch talks about his ‘Wild’ adventure film

LOS ANGELES—Now that the movie “Into the Wild” is not only a done deal but is ready to hit theaters, Emile Hirsch feels confident

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27 Sep 2007 // 3:53 AM

Sean Penn voyages ‘Into the Wild’

TORONTO—It’s not difficult to see why Sean Penn was drawn to the story of Chris McCandless. An idealistic college kid who embraced political

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21 Sep 2007 // 8:05 AM

Into the Wild

Into the Wild reveals the sense of loss that drove Chris McCandless. It also shows that it isn't only his.

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Mr. & Mrs Smith: Unrated Collector’s Edition (2004)

Mr. & Mrs. Smith strips away the niceties of the classical narrative form to revel in pure spectacle, and to surprisingly pleasurable effect.

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2 Jun 2006 // 3:00 AM

The Break-Up (2006)

For all that goes wrong with The Break-Up, the most compelling question it raises has to do with the state of the romantic comedy.

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Wedding Crashers (2005)

The 40 Year-Old Virgin and Wedding Crashers might have made it safe for adults to go back to big-screen comedies in 2005, but it was the latter that reminded those viewers that adulthood doesn't mean growing up -- at least in the traditional sense.

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29 Nov 2005 // 1:00 AM

Mr. and Mrs. Smith (2005)

John's casually precise athleticism and stuttering are oddly enchanting.

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18 Jul 2005 // 1:00 AM

Be Cool (2005)

The John Travolta movie starts off on the wrong foot and proceeds downwards.

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15 Jul 2005 // 1:00 AM

Wedding Crashers (2005)

Usually, a little Vaughn goes a long way, but here he serves as welcome respite from Wilson's cloying romantic lead.

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Country Fried Rock: Drivin' N' Cryin' to Be Inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame

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""If Drivin' N' Cryin' sounded as good in the '80s as we do now, we could have been as big as Cinderella." -- Kevn Kinney

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