George Clooney
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2014: A Most Mediocre Year
30 Dec 2014 // 9:06 PM

The odds of discovering gems like Boyhood felt thinner in 2014 than they have for quite some time.

OMG - The 20 Worst Films of 2008
14 Jan 2009 // 3:00 PM

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!

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'The Monuments Men' and a Woman Too
7 Feb 2014 // 3:00 AM

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.

'Confessions of a Dangerous Mind' Is as Close to Epic in Scope as a Story Set In a Man's Mind Can Be
8 Nov 2011 // 4:01 PM

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.

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The Stultifying Speeches of ‘The Monuments Men’
11 Feb 2014 // 3:00 AM

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.

Toronto International Film Festival 2011: 'The Ides of March'
14 Sep 2011 // 6:00 AM

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

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Oscars 2012: Five directors, five approaches
27 Jan 2012 // 6:35 AM

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.

George Clooney picked 'Leatherheads' for the fun factor
4 Apr 2008 // 2:06 AM

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

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