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A Show Divided: 'Entourage' as Satire and Misfire

Within Entourage's system of codependent relationships, individuals are treated as brands, women are treated as objects, committed relationships are discouraged, and one’s word means nothing unless a contract is signed and a check clears.

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RocknRolla

Violence is the primary form of communication among all the film's macho posturers.

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Cinema Qua Non - Indispensable DVDs: Part 3

Day Three - The final ten, a cross-culture collection teeming with big ideas, larger than life visions, and perhaps the greatest documentary on rugby you've probably never heard of.

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Talk, Talk, Talk: October 2008

What studio suit thought this was a good idea? With four months to schedule your high priced efforts, you instead unload almost 30 overpriced pictures on an unsuspecting movie audience.

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The Kingdom

Boasting charismatic stars and a topical focus on terrorism, the film adds one more cagey detail -- a hint of moral challenge to its own thrills-and-chills violence.

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Smokin Aces (2006)

Smokin' Aces mashes together at least four movies, with all plots and characters spinning around a Vegas card trickster.

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Entourage

Entourage's depiction of the delicate symbiotic relationship between the talent and their support staff is often perceptive and revealing, elevating the series above pure fantasy or self-parody.

Marisa Carroll
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Two for the Money (2005)

The boys also share a certain erotic/athletic appreciation of Brandon's body.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Entourage

Entourage makes fun of Hollywood, but protects and promotes its mystique at the same time.

David Swerdlick
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Black Hawk Down: Superbit (2001)

Black Hawk Down illustrates well the absurdity and chaos of urban warfare: there's no ground to be won, no victory to be claimed.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Chasing Liberty (2004)

Chasing Liberty is another vehicle made to fit Mandy Moore's development as an artist.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Runaway Jury (2003)

Besieged by John Grishamish plot twisties, the actors in Runaway Jury do their best to fashion an emotional coherence.

Cynthia Fuchs
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