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Walking Dreams: Coppola's 'The Virgin Suicides'

Sofia Coppola's The Virgin Suicides is as high-minded and literary as its source material.

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30 Days of Night

The most impressive effect in 30 Days of Night is Danny Huston's haircut.

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Resurrecting the Champ

Maybe Erik just is so dim that he doesn't understand what's at stake in his storytelling, the way it reflects and repeats a history of storytelling.

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The Lisbon Bunch

Purposefully ending one's life is often seen as a last act of personal desperation. But in Jefferey Eugenides' poignant, bewitching novel, it may actually be a form of salvation.

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The Black Dahlia (2006)

Why the detectives are obsessed with the murder is never clear, though it may have to do with the vacuum of a movie swirling around them: they've got nothing else to do.

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Lucky Number Slevin (2005)

Despite the title of the movie he lives in, Slevin (Josh Hartnett) is only partly lucky.

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Sin City (2005)

Like the guys, the girls are undone by their reliance on conventional male power signs.

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Sin City (2005)

Distraught, ornery, self-critical, these heroes are certainly more "anti" types than straight-ahead.

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Wicker Park (2004)

Unlikely as it seems, Matthew Lillard is the saving grace of Paul McGuigan's wretched remake of L'Appartement.

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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.

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Hollywood Homicide (2003)

My intention was to make a picture that on one level was a genre movie, summer movie, kind of a cop movie, whatever that genre is, and at the same time, to serve different gods.

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Hollywood Homicide (2003)

Short version: Joe's hardheaded and eats cheeseburgers, K.C.'s into fluidity and bean sprouts.

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Black Hawk Down (2001)

An action movie dressed up like an art film, 'Black Hawk Down' is not about betrayal or anger, but heroism and patriotic fervor.

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40 Days and 40 Nights (2002)

'40 Days and 40 Nights' is a love story, yes, about a boy and his penis.

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