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Wednesday, January 14 2009

OMG - The 20 Worst Films of 2008

There's bad, and then there's 2008 level bad. You know this list is looking down into a deep dark bottomless pit of cinematic despair when Mike Myers' shameful Love Guru didn't even make the Top 20!


Reviews

Friday, February 7 2014

'The Monuments Men' and a Woman Too

The men here, much like the men in '40s movies, embody traditional values and emotional touchstones during their episodic travels, their shared moments heroic and comedic, sentimental and honorable.


Tuesday, November 8 2011

'Confessions of a Dangerous Mind' Is as Close to Epic in Scope as a Story Set In a Man's Mind Can Be

George Clooney's directorial debut may not be as morally-driven as his latest efforts, but it's one of the more impressive starts for an actor turned director. Oh, and Sam Rockwell should have won an Oscar.


Friday, October 7 2011

'The Ides of March' Is an Old Story, Retold Again

In The Ides of March, Stephen's instruction is embodied, very literally, by a pretty young intern, a plot point who literally walks into frame carrying coffee.


Thursday, April 3 2008

Leatherheads

Pleasant and clever, Leatherheads is not built for surprises.


Wednesday, March 15 2006

Good Night, and Good Luck (2005)

Lamenting the loss of 'people who are uncompromising,' Clooney says, 'For us, this movie is a success if some kid in Austin, Texas sees it, who is studying journalism, and says, 'That's the guy I want to be like.' Then we win.'"


Blogs

Tuesday, February 11 2014

The Stultifying Speeches of ‘The Monuments Men’

Theoretically an adventure film about saving the culture of the Western World from rampaging Nazi philistines, George Clooney's first serious misstep as a director is somehow both painfully serious and trite.


Wednesday, September 14 2011

Toronto International Film Festival 2011: 'The Ides of March'

This dark, angry movie wants to be a smart, keep-you-guessing political thriller but winds up a wildly improbable and deeply cynical melodrama.


Friday, September 19 2008

Leatherheads (2008)

The media just loves to fawn over George Clooney. With his combination of classic Hollywood charisma and contemporary self-effacing nerve, he tends to enhance, and


News

Friday, January 27 2012

Oscars 2012: Five directors, five approaches

LOS ANGELES — They have worked in diverse disciplines — acting, screenwriting, theater, television, exploitation films — were born in three countries and have made radically dissimilar movies.


Friday, April 4 2008

George Clooney picked 'Leatherheads' for the fun factor

In 2005, between his Oscar-nominated directing turn with "Good Night, and Good Luck" and his Oscar-winning performance in "Syriana," George Clooney became known as a political-movie


Friday, December 15 2006

George Clooney is a movie star in the classic Hollywood mode

NEW YORK - Among all the other things he is in Hollywood and for fans, George Clooney is also the only star working today who


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