Posts Tagged ‘Steve Martin’
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Reeling Backward: Little Shop of Horrors

The joy in watching, and rewatching, “Little Shop of Horrors” is that the cast has fun right along with the audience.
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Animated movies are so outstanding these days that merely-good flicks like "Home" have the patina of disappointment about them.

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Buried Treasures: The Spanish Prisoner

This is classic Mamet — a labyrinthine plot entrapping a common man into an axiomatic contrivance of grand proportion. Mamet reveals only what we need to know, when we need to know it.
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A fun, disposable piece of animated entertainment that the whole family can enjoy while wishing it had set its sights a bit higher.


Class of 1984: “All of Me”

Under director Carl Reiner’s devilishly deft touch, "All of Me" is 1944 by way of 1984, but its true timelessness emanates in Steve Martin's epic performance.
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The Big Year

This tribute to feathered friends with an all-star cast should soar but never gets its wings.

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Alternative Christmas Movies

Six alternative Christmas movies to knock the festive spirit out of you.
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Heroes of the Zeroes: Traitor

"Traitor" — combining the "Bourne" films' geopolitical savvy with "24's" adrenaline — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.