Lasse Hallström
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News // 2 Articles

Helen Mirren Is Redoubtable Again in 'The Hundred-Foot Journey'
8 Aug 2014 // 3:30 AM

Snooty and autocratic in a stereotypical way, Madame Mallory (Helen Mirren) provokes a battle filled with charming montage sequences.

Dear John
4 Feb 2010 // 8:55 PM

Clichés suffuse Dear John, including the repetitious soft-focus close-ups of Amanda Seyfried and excuses to get Channing Tatum's shirt off.


Nicholas Sparks is a master of romance, and Hollywood knows it
5 Feb 2010 // 10:44 PM

LOS ANGELES — Hours before the Hollywood premiere of "Dear John" earlier this week, best-selling author Nicholas Sparks was sitting in the expensive hotel room he'd

Richard Gere scams in 'The Hoax'
6 Apr 2007 // 3:10 AM

In his new film "The Hoax," Richard Gere does a lot of fast-talking. As Clifford Irving, one of the most notorious scam artists the last

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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