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Daily Archives: July 16, 2014
At the end of our chat about “A Most Wanted Man,” in which he has a wonderfully conflicted, out-of-his-depth banker role, I asked Willem Dafoe about the film he just finished, “Pasolini” with Abel “King of New York” Ferrara. Here’s … Continue reading
“Planes: Fire & Rescue” is roughly twice as good as its predecessor, “Planes,” which was so story-and-laugh starved it would have given “direct-to-video” a bad name. Yes, there was nowhere to go but up.The sequel’s story is about something — … Continue reading
I was finishing up an interview with “Control” and “The American” and “A Most Wanted Man” director Anton Corbijn, and we’d switched to just chatting about his current project, “Life,” a movie about a photographer for Life Magazine (Robert Pattinson) … Continue reading
Zach Braff’s “Wish I Was Here” is a sweet and jokey feature film that is so at home in the punchline rhythms of TV sitcoms that you may think to yourself, “When’s his best friend/former “Scrubs” co-star Donald Faison showing … Continue reading
Ian is a man of science. But he is still a man. And when a model-thin hottie with a strange accent comes on to him in a party, the nerdy guy whose “Can I take a picture of your eyes?” … Continue reading
The eccentric whimsy and invention overfill the screen of Michel Gondry’s “Mood Indigo,” an adaptation of a novel by the Frenchman who wrote “I Spit on Your Graves.” Set in an alternate “Brazil”/”Delicatessen”/”Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” reality, it’s … Continue reading