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Tied Together

A dream from a more innocent time, suspended on shadows

Movie Reviews To watch Man on Wire is to reclaim the Twin Towers, however partially or fleetingly, as symbols of hope, human ingenuity and triumph.

Wednesday, August 27, 2008 Emiliano Garcia-Sarnoff

Total Drag (Race)

Even the occasional pit stops are the pits

Movie Reviews It’s obvious that the new guns/explosions/cars/cleavage film Death Race is aimed at the 18- to 34-year-old male demographic. Really obvious.

Wednesday, August 27, 2008 Emiliano Garcia-Sarnoff

watch it in the park

Native films reveal once-hidden stories

Movie Reviews “First and foremost, I made this documentary for my community and for my family,” Reaghan Tarbell tells SFR, speaking of her film Little Caughnawaga: To Brooklyn and Back. Tarbell organize

Wednesday, August 20, 2008 Emiliano Garcia-Sarnoff

A Mediocre Storm

Tropic Thunder completes a summer without a single comedy classic

Movie Reviews Though Tropic Thunder is the best comedy of 2008’s blockbuster season so far, that’s not really saying much. It’s quickly shaping up to be a summer of overachieving comic-book movies and under...

Wednesday, August 20, 2008 Emiliano Garcia-Sarnoff

Spanish Whine

Woody gets kinky along the Strait of Gibraltar

Movie Reviews Vicky Cristina Barcelona is one of Woody Allen's best and funniest films in years.

Wednesday, August 20, 2008 Emiliano Garcia-Sarnoff

Watch It

kubrick’s cube

Movie Reviews Complete the Kubrick canon.

Wednesday, August 20, 2008 Emiliano Garcia-Sarnoff

Exiles, Repatriated

A lost masterwork, focused on urban Indians, is rediscovered

Movie Reviews The Exiles isn’t just one of the most un-romanticized portraits of urban American Indian life ever put to film. It’s one of the bleakest portraits of any sort of American life ever put to film.

Wednesday, August 13, 2008 Emiliano Garcia-Sarnoff

Dopey

One toke over the line

Movie Reviews That dude-bonding, loveable-loser, tender-yet-raunchy thing that Judd Apatow does, which injected a breath of freshly vaporized, shotgun-hit air into mainstream comedy—is getting as stale as cotton-mouth ...

Wednesday, August 13, 2008 Emiliano Garcia-Sarnoff

We're the Decider

The political stage is Kevin Costner’s latest field of dreams

Movie Reviews In the new political satire Swing Vote, the presidential election hinges on New Mexico’s five measly electoral votes. This turn of events feels oddly realistic given our state’s swing state status.....

Tuesday, August 5, 2008 Emiliano Garcia-Sarnoff

Nouveau Hitchcock

One of the best of its genre this year

Movie Reviews The joy of a fast-paced, complex mystery/thriller such as Tell No One is largely had in processing the information as it comes rushing headlong at you. Thus, every little bit you already know is one less pleasu...

Tuesday, August 5, 2008 Emiliano Garcia-Sarnoff
 
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