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Peyton Reed

Features

Thursday, September 11 2008

Talk, Talk, Talk: December 2008

Just like the end of an inspiring speech that may or may not succeed in making its point, these final four weeks before 2009 tend to define or defeat the entire awards season purpose.


Reviews

Monday, May 20 2013

Quirky Puzzles: 'The Goodwin Games'

The Goodwin Games wears its quirk on its sleeve. The opening is straight out of The Royal Tenenbaums: while ornate classical music plays, a bowtie-wearing family patriarch (Beau Bridges) sits in a too-perfectly-art-directed library.


Thursday, December 18 2008

Yes Man

Carl (Jim Carrey) meets the incredible Allison (Zooey Deschanel), a girl so completely charming and dazzlingly unpredictable that he is instantly convinced of the rightness of yes.


Thursday, June 1 2006

The Break-Up (2006)

For all that goes wrong with The Break-Up, the most compelling question it raises has to do with the state of the romantic comedy.


Thursday, June 1 2006

The Break-Up (2006)

For all that goes wrong with The Break-Up, the most compelling question it raises has to do with the state of the romantic comedy.


Monday, October 6 2003

Down With Love (2003)

He's mixing drinks in his bachelor pad, equipped with, as director Peyton Reed calls it, a 'really bitchin' television set.'"


Bring It On (2000) [31.Dec.94]

Blogs

Thursday, December 18 2008

'Yes' is Better Premise than Product

It's a very interesting question indeed: outside of a single turn as the voice of a cartoon elephant, is Jim Carrey still a viable box


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