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Wednesday, April 29 2009

Summer of Same: August 2009

With names like Tarantino, Lee, and Zombie, the final month of the season pulls out all the film geek stops. Still, the only guarantee is familiarity, not freshness.


Sunday, April 15 2007

Bobby (2006)

As reporter Warren Wilson remembers, "That would have been less of an impact on me, had I been shot [as he nearly was], than Kennedy being killed, stopped, in a moment in America's history, when we needed him and his advocacy more than ever before."


Friday, March 2 2007

Wild Hogs (2007)

From the director responsible for Van Wilder, Wild Hogs is another thudding men-will-be-boys saga, this time populated by middle-agey stereotypes.


Wednesday, December 13 2006

Thank You for Smoking (2005)

Naylor doesn't need a "human" face; we love him the minute he offers us a light.


Thursday, November 16 2006

Bobby (2006)

With Kennedy serving as a symbol for what might have been, Bobby illustrates the problems he identifies.


Tuesday, October 3 2006

Edmond (2005)

An excellent noir, or a tragicomedy, about the repressed beliefs in all of us.


Friday, August 25 2006

Edmond (2005)

Violence liberates Edmond from society's restraints, focuses him on fulfilling his own desires, makes him appealing to the opposite sex.


Wednesday, July 19 2006

Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King

Adapting Stephen King's short stories, Nightmares & Dreamscapes preserves their spirit as well as their eerie plots.


Thursday, March 16 2006

Thank You for Smoking (2005)

The ironies of Thank You for Smoking are not subtle.


Sahara (2005) (Reviews) [31.Aug.05]
Twenty Bucks (1993) (Reviews) [27.Jul.05]
The Wool Cap (2004) (Reviews) [23.Jun.05]
Sahara (2005) (Reviews) [8.Apr.05]
Cellular (2004) (Reviews) [10.Sep.04]
Spartan (2004) (Reviews) [11.Mar.04]
The Cooler (2003) (Reviews) [11.Dec.03]
Fargo (1996) (Reviews) [30.Sep.03]
Seabiscuit (2003) (Reviews) [24.Jul.03]
Focus (2001) (Reviews) [18.Oct.01]
Panic (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Jurassic Park III (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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