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"[A] thriller that manages to excite and unnerve....[Mr. Cooper] rouses our curiosity but never solicits our pity. It's enough that he and Mr. Ray make this monster human."New York Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "[A]n edge-of-the-seat thriller....BREACH is a compelling, intelligent drama."USA Today "[A] true-life tale of duplicity gone secretly insane..." -- Grade: BEntertainment Weekly 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[The director] raises the stakes to life and death, and proves himself a filmmaker of uncommon talent and ambition."Rolling Stone "BREACH absorbingly zeroes in on how the FBI nailed the most damaging turncoat in American history..."Variety "[Cooper is a] venerable character actor who inhabits the man completely."Box Office 4 stars out of 5 -- "Chris Cooper and Ryan Philippe are perfectly cast as the enigmatic, unlikely traitor and his secretive clerk..."Ultimate DVD 4 stars out of 5 -- "[At the centre of it is a chilling performance from Cooper as a hunted, lonely man, staring down the barrel of his conscience."Uncut 3 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t's worth catching for Cooper's performance, while its fact-based tale of treachery will strike a chord in today's climate of suspicion."Total Film "BREACH is an intelligent, superior entertainment....Engrossing..."Sight and Sound 3 stars out of 5 -- "There's good work from Laura Linney....The film will be remembered for giving Chris Cooper another top-flight role..."Empire24.65127

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"Mr. Berg, an actor whose directing skills improve with each project, shows himself adept at the rapid cutting and hectic camerawork that are fast becoming the lingua franca of action filmmaking."New York Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "[A] geopolitical thriller, with an emphasis on the thrills..."Rolling Stone "The film opens powerfully....Director Peter Berg's frenetic style heightens tension and a sense of disorientation...."USA Today 3 stars out of 5 -- "THE KINGDOM offers an involving portrait of unlikely allies pooling their resources against a common enemy."Total Film 4 stars out of 5 -- "It's the set-pieces that confirm that Berg is a director to be reckoned with..."Empire24.29533

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"...Sturdily performed and confidently recreated..." Total Film "...[Gyllenhaal and Cooper give] passionate performances..." -- Rating: B Entertainment Weekly "...OCTOBER SKY has a small-town intimacy, a group of close-knit pals and the kind of innocence seldom found on screen these days..." New York Times "...Told with a gentle humor....OCTOBER SKY is a sweet yet sincere coming-of-age story..." Box Office "...[An] emotionally authentic real-life remembrance....The finale, which utilizes vintage home movies to show us the real people we've just seen portrayed, packs a wallop..."USA Today "...Refreshing....OCTOBER SKY is especially well served by Cooper..." Los Angeles Times24.14312

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"..[The film] beautifully re-creates everything from Acapulco's brutal racing scene to that celebrated match race..." Los Angeles Times "...The immaculately-looking picture intercuts telling moments in the lives of the three men whose lives would intersect so decisively..." Variety "...Maguire uses his natural wariness like an all-purpose tool....When he's on a horse, Maguire becomes a different, energized animal -- and the whole movie surges ahead..." Entertainment Weekly "...A coolly rendered, impressively crafted telling of a blood-stirring story..." USA Today "...The races are tremendously exciting....Bridges anchors the film with simplicity and strength..." Rolling Stone "...The camerawork, gorgeous throughout, is particularly thrilling in the pic's racing scenes..." Box Office "...It's beautifully detailed and it boasts some truly eye-popping racing sequences..." Film Comment "The three leads all give careful, affecting performances..." Sight and Sound "[Bridges] projects a winning affability and intrinsic decency." Premiere0.1826501

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"..[The film] beautifully re-creates everything from Acapulco's brutal racing scene to that celebrated match race..." Los Angeles Times "...The immaculately-looking picture intercuts telling moments in the lives of the three men whose lives would intersect so decisively..." Variety "...Maguire uses his natural wariness like an all-purpose tool....When he's on a horse, Maguire becomes a different, energized animal -- and the whole movie surges ahead..." Entertainment Weekly "...A coolly rendered, impressively crafted telling of a blood-stirring story..." USA Today "...The races are tremendously exciting....Bridges anchors the film with simplicity and strength..." Rolling Stone "...The camerawork, gorgeous throughout, is particularly thrilling in the pic's racing scenes..." Box Office "...It's beautifully detailed and it boasts some truly eye-popping racing sequences..." Film Comment "The three leads all give careful, affecting performances..." Sight and Sound "[Bridges] projects a winning affability and intrinsic decency." Premiere0.1826501

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"...Consistently provocative and devilishly amusing....AMERICAN BEAUTY is a real American original..." Variety Ranked #1 in Rolling Stone's "Ten Best Movies of 1999" -- "...[A] justly celebrated look at what gets lost in life when we numb ourselves to feeling..." Rolling Stone "...Sees beauty in our most common mistakes and failures. This is a masterpiece..." -- 5 out of 5 stars Premiere "...AMERICAN BEAUTY is that rare instance where all the elements of a movie -- story, setting, acting, shot construction -- come together to convey its message..." Box Office "...Spacey gives sardonic snap to every line he delivers....The movie is a beaut. It's as feeling as it is funny, a quality recent movies seemed to have lost..."USA Today "...Unsettling, unnerving, undefinable....BEAUTY is a blood-chilling dark comedy with unexpected moments of both fury and warmth, a strange, brooding and very accomplished film that sets us back on our heels from its opening frames..." Los Angeles Times "...Spacey, an actor who embodies intelligence in his eyes and voice, is the right choice for Lester Burnham..." Chicago Sun-Times0.1522084

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"...Cool RONIN-style car chases ensue....BOURNE earns what passes as hip praise..." Rolling Stone "...A tiptop espionage thriller....Laced with great shocking moments, BOURNE moves along smartly on its own steam, drawing us confidently into its orbit..." Los Angeles Times "...Blisteringly fast, BOURNE also has a strong or striking supporting actor around every corner..." USA Today "...Very well done, with skillful action sequences and a great chase scene through Paris streets..." Chicago Sun-Times "...There's much to enjoy here....Liman has real talent....An undertone of humour enriches the action..." Sight and Sound "[A] skillful action moive....Well-crafted and acted....[Liman] directs the traffic well, gets a nice wintry look from his locations, absorbs us with the movie's spycraft and uses Damon's ability to be focused and sincere."Chicago Sun-Times0.1522084

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"...Cool RONIN-style car chases ensue....BOURNE earns what passes as hip praise..."Rolling Stone "...A tiptop espionage thriller....Laced with great shocking moments, BOURNE moves along smartly on its own steam, drawing us confidently into its orbit..."Los Angeles Times "...There's much to enjoy here....Liman has real talent....An undertone of humour enriches the action..."Sight and Sound "...Blisteringly fast, BOURNE also has a strong or striking supporting actor around every corner..."USA Today "...Very well done, with skillful action sequences and a great chase scene through Paris streets..."Chicago Sun-Times "[A] skillful action moive....Well-crafted and acted....[Liman] directs the traffic well, gets a nice wintry look from his locations, absorbs us with the movie's spycraft and uses Damon's ability to be focused and sincere."Chicago Sun-Times0.1522084

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"Mr. Rock has not only done his best work as a director and screenwriter but has also made an unusually insightful and funny mainstream American movie about the predicaments of modern marriage."New York Times "Rock's second stint behind the camera results in a sophisticated look at the tedium of an old marriage and the temptation of a new love that marks a maturing of his humor without any attendant dulling of his cutting-edge causticity."Box Office22.76917

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"...[A] guilty Technicolor pleasure..." USA Today12.00546

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Uncut (p.122) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "Mindless teen pop, some of the era's very best....Early rockers and late flukes sit either side of the golden era....Fitfully fascinating."Uncut (p.109) - 3 stars out of 5 - "[T]he Philadelphia label colluded with American Bandstand, burning up the charts with assorted limbos, watusis and twists, along with street-corner R&B, faux Motown and novelty songs."Mojo (Publisher) (p.121) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[The label] achieved massive success with acts that ranged from rockabilly singer Charlie Gracie and '50s teen idol, Bobby Rydell, to dance-craze doyen Chubby Checker..."0.06729537

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