Posts Tagged ‘noir’
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MOVIE REVIEWS
 
Judith Vittet is Miette and Ron Perlman is One in "The City of Lost Children," a 1995 release directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet and Marc Caro.

Class of 1995: “The City of Lost Children”

Jean-Pierre Jeunet's arrival as a fairytale filmmaker extraordinaire finds him, with a rapscallion's wit, pulling back the tent to welcome us inside his wild mind.
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Bob Hoskins: His Notable Roles

Saying goodbye to a brilliant British actor that brought warmth and comedy to all his roles, big and small.

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Reinventing Batman: Part One

Director Christopher Nolan changed the landscape of superhero movies forever with "Batman Begins" — delving into superhero psychology.
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Free Films!: Netflix Instant

Here are some five-star recommendations if you want to test out this free trial.

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The Killer Inside Me

There are a lot of admirable things about the movie, but it's still difficult to recommend.
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Heroes of the Zeroes: Redbelt

"Redbelt" — a reason to bow to David Mamet as a sensei of duplicitous twists — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.

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Heroes of the Zeroes: Minority Report

"Minority Report" — a Steven Spielberg adventure spiked with Terry Gilliam's brown acid — continues Nick Rogers' look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.
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Girls Named Pinky

A charming, dangerous short film, “Girls Named Pinky” will keep you guessing until the very end.

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Heroes of the Zeroes: Memento

"Memento" — an eminently re-watchable movie about a man with no memory — continues Nick Rogers' look at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.
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Movies You Aught Not Watch: The Ice Harvest

"The Ice Harvest" — in which Harold Ramis goes from high-concept to no-concept comedy — continues Nick Rogers' look back at the 52 worst films of 2000-2009.

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Heroes of the Zeroes: The Man Who Wasn’t There

"The Man Who Wasn't There" — the Coens' existential noir about hair, blackmail and UFOs — continues Nick Rogers' look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.
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Heroes of the Zeroes: Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

"Kiss Kiss Bang Bang" — a zippy modern-noir action-comedy — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.

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Heroes of the Zeroes: Brick

"Brick" — Rian Johnson's slang-heavy noir potboiler — continues Nick Rogers' look at the best films of 2000-2009.