Date Archives 2007

STRICTLY SINATRA

Movie Infos Title: Strictly Sinatra Rating: Year: 2001 Director: Peter Capaldi Writer: Peter Capaldi Time: 97 min. Genre: Romantic comedy/Gangster Drama  Here’s a pretty good little Scottish film which could be a spin-off of The…

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The Fighter

Early on, “The Fighter” star/producer Mark Wahlberg approached Martin Scorsese to direct the film. Then Darren Aronofsky was attached for a while, but ended up stepping down, though he’s still credited as an executive producer….

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Lethal Weapon 2

In “Scream 2”, when these film students are arguing about sequels, they’re way off the track. They seem to settle on “The Godfather part 2” as the best sequel ever, but they don’t even mention…

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True Lies

Switzerland, a swanky hotel. A suspicious billionaire is throwing a big party. Everything goes well until an uninvited guest shows up. The name’s Tasker. Harry Tasker. He’s played with mucho machismo by the unique Arnold…

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FANTASIA 2011

Red State (Kevin Smith)88 [ Inspired by Fred Phelps, the Westboro Baptist Church and their bullshit “God Hates Fags” campaign, but also by the Waco siege and the U.S. government’s post-9/11 excesses, Smith has put…

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2017 log (4)

(1 Apr) The Fifth Element (1997, Luc Besson)91 [ Reviewed on Extra Beurre ] (1 Apr) Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates (2016, Jake Szymanski)36 [ I enjoy a dumb, vulgar comedy as much as…

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Bamboozled

Spike Lee’s back, with a vengeance. After a string of forgettable joints, Lee finally gets his groove back with this no holds barred satire, his best film since “Malcolm X”. Here’s a movie that might…

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Maggie Cheung

MAGGIE CHEUNG has acted in 75 films, but she says she only likes 10 of them and is only proud of 3: “Comrades – Almost a Love Story”, “Clean” and “In the Mood for Love”….

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HEAT

Movie Infos Title: Heat Year: 1995 Director: Michael Mann  Cops and thieves have been enemies for ages, in reality like in movies. But are they so different? This interesting film shows that in some ways,…

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