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Features

Wednesday, September 10 2008

Talk, Talk, Talk: November 2008

Like the sainted sigh of relief that comes after another shriek-filled All Hallow's Eve, November usually means the start of the 'nominate me' process for the proposed prestige pictures of 2008.


Reviews

Wednesday, August 12 2009

The Soloist

True stories can occasionally be their own worst enemy, as in this unevenly executed exploration of overwrought melodrama.


Friday, April 24 2009

The Soloist

The Soloist illustrates Nathaniel's internal life -- his music and his madness -- in reductive, sensational imagery.


Blogs

Friday, April 24 2009

'Soloist' Suffers from a Lack of Honesty

Not every true story makes for good cinema. Sometimes, an intriguing idea is just that - a decent concept that can't take the transition from


News

Monday, April 27 2009

Movie version of reporter's story twists the facts, but in this case, he's OK with it

So there's Jamie Foxx, in ragtag yellow and magenta, standing on a Los Angeles sidewalk, talking to Robert Downey Jr. The scene cuts up and


Thursday, April 23 2009

Jamie Foxx goes for gold every time

Is there a figure in show business today with more breathtaking ambition than Jamie Foxx? A chart-topping pop star at 41, a "brand name" comedy talent


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