Articles tagged william fichtner

Sex and the City’s Clubby Temple for the One Percent

Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's gives a breezily hagiographic look at the conspicuous consumption of the Vanity Fair crowd.

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Part 1: The Thin Red Line to Star Wars Episode I (January - May 1999)

The first part of PopMatters' look back at the films of 1999 is bookended by the long awaited return of two cinematic auteurs of wildly different styles, Terrence Malick and George Lucas.

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26 Dec 2008 // 4:43 AM

Hollywood, race and the Age of Obama

Gook. Dragon lady. Swamp rats. These are but a few of the cringe-inducing racial epithets spewed by Clint Eastwood’s Walt Kowalski in “Gran Torino,”

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21 Sep 2008 // 11:00 PM

Prison Break: Season 3

The great thing about watching this show on DVD, rather than on TV, is that it doesn’t allow you a chance to actually sit and think about it.

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1 Sep 2008 // 9:30 AM

Prison Break

Prison Break has never lacked for the burly grrr factor.

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17 Sep 2007 // 2:59 AM

Prison Break

The start of Prison Break's third season is exactly right: a crowd of gnarly, noisy men, surrounded by prison walls and doused by rain.

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9 Sep 2007 // 10:41 PM

Blades of Glory

It takes genuine pros to make the mock-sport movie look like a worthwhile competition. A brisk, disposable amusement.

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3 Apr 2007 // 5:00 AM

oFirst Snow (2006)

Any movie that finds a place for the remarkable Jackie Burroughs begins with bonus points.

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11 Sep 2006 // 12:30 AM

Prison Break

Much as the Scofields despise the abject corruption that got them into this fix, they plainly feel less affinity for shadows than full-on righteousness. They believe they can get even.

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8 Mar 2006 // 1:00 AM

Invasion

It's in the consideration of race and race differences that Invasion has emerged in its first season as one of television's most insightful terrorism-scare shows.

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28 Sep 2005 // 1:00 AM

Invasion

Invasion is the best Stephen King series he never penned.

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6 May 2005 // 1:00 AM

Crash (2004)

The lesson seems geared toward those viewers who were surprised by the Rodney King video, that is, people who don't regularly deal with cultural collisions.

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Black Hawk Down: Superbit (2001)

Black Hawk Down illustrates well the absurdity and chaos of urban warfare: there's no ground to be won, no victory to be claimed.

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5 Dec 2002 // 1:00 AM

Equilibrium (2002)

Hooray for kicking opponents' heads in, fancy wirework, and twirling black topcoats.

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13 Jun 2002 // 1:00 AM

Black Hawk Down (2001)

An action movie dressed up like an art film, 'Black Hawk Down' is not about betrayal or anger, but heroism and patriotic fervor.

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What’s the Worst That Could Happen? (2001)

Martin Lawrence and Danny DeVito are doing that non-mating mating dance that buddy characters tend to do, with too much spastic energy and not nearly enough inspiration.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Passion of Mind (1999)

Sometimes it’s hard to say when a film goes wrong. It may be a brief image that looks out of place or bit of

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Black Hawk Down (2001)

An action movie dressed up like an art film, 'Black Hawk Down' is not about betrayal or anger, but heroism and patriotic fervor.

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//Mixed media
//Blogs

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

// Sound Affects

""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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