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Lawrence Kasdan

Columns

Monday, August 4 2014

Films for Fans of Visionary Directors

In film, "visionary" has become a marketing adjective, like "iconic". Here, on the matter of visionary directors, we separate the claret from the beaujolais, if you will.


Reviews

Monday, July 28 2014

In 'The Big Chill', Cynicism is the Illusion

Never heavy-handed in its response to Reagan's "Morning in America", The Big Chill shows loss, defeat and grief while still being funny.


Tuesday, December 16 2008

Body Heat

Body Heat manages to take ideas from the noir genre without turning it into a cliché.


Wednesday, March 19 2003

Dreamcatcher (2003)

One thing you can say about 'Dreamcatcher': you can't really say one thing about it.


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