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"...[EMPIRE OF THE SUN] seems to speak a language all its own....Great and small triumphs...steadily deliver[ed]..." New York Times Included in the New York Times "10 Best Films of 1987" New York Times "...[The] sweeping picture is studded by spectacular set pieces..." Variety "Malkovich walks a line between sentiment and grit in his relationship with the young Christian Bale, and brings it off." Premiere 5 stars out of 5 -- "[With] astounding performances from John Malkovich and a teenage Christian Bale. Essential." Uncut "The scenes in which the Japanese invade Shanghai and the English forlornly try to flee are handled with huge flair; but unusually for Speilberg, the performances and subtlety of his direction register equally strongly." Sight and Sound21.89914

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Included in the New York Times "10 Best Films of 1987"New York Times "...[The] sweeping picture is studded by spectacular set pieces..."Variety "...[EMPIRE OF THE SUN] seems to speak a language all its own....Great and small triumphs...steadily deliver[ed]..."New York Times "Malkovich walks a line between sentiment and grit in his relationship with the young Christian Bale, and brings it off."Premiere 5 stars out of 5 -- "[With] astounding performances from John Malkovich and a teenage Christian Bale. Essential."Uncut "The scenes in which the Japanese invade Shanghai and the English forlornly try to flee are handled with huge flair; but unusually for Speilberg, the performances and subtlety of his direction register equally strongly."Sight and Sound21.89914

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Included in the New York Times "10 Best Films of 1987"New York Times "...[The] sweeping picture is studded by spectacular set pieces..."Variety "Malkovich walks a line between sentiment and grit in his relationship with the young Christian Bale, and brings it off."Premiere "...[EMPIRE OF THE SUN] seems to speak a language all its own....Great and small triumphs...steadily deliver[ed]..."New York Times 5 stars out of 5 -- "[With] astounding performances from John Malkovich and a teenage Christian Bale. Essential."Uncut "The scenes in which the Japanese invade Shanghai and the English forlornly try to flee are handled with huge flair; but unusually for Speilberg, the performances and subtlety of his direction register equally strongly."Sight and Sound21.89914

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Included in the New York Times "10 Best Films of 1987"New York Times "...[The] sweeping picture is studded by spectacular set pieces..."Variety "Malkovich walks a line between sentiment and grit in his relationship with the young Christian Bale, and brings it off."Premiere "...[EMPIRE OF THE SUN] seems to speak a language all its own....Great and small triumphs...steadily deliver[ed]..."New York Times 5 stars out of 5 -- "[With] astounding performances from John Malkovich and a teenage Christian Bale. Essential."Uncut "The scenes in which the Japanese invade Shanghai and the English forlornly try to flee are handled with huge flair; but unusually for Speilberg, the performances and subtlety of his direction register equally strongly."Sight and Sound21.89914

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"[With] yet another splendid performance from Wahlberg, who stabilizes the picture by bringing his trademark masculine presence to bear as well as his deep knowledge of Ward and his socio-economic background."Los Angeles Times "Mr. Russell directed THE FIGHTER with furious energy -- the overlapping dialogue out-Altmans Robert Altman -- and an exuberant sense of place. The director has an unerring feel for his working class characters..."Wall Street Journal "Russell's jangly camera style meshes perfectly with Bale's tweaky energy. Bale is astounding as a strangely charismatic weasel, giving probably the best performance of his career."USA Today "[THE FIGHTER] is quick on its feet and packs a mighty punch....Mr. Bale's performance is astonishing, in part because he so completely conquers a daunting set of physical and psychological challenges."New York Times "A true-life rise-of-the-underdog boxing saga, directed with volatile handheld immediacy by David O. Russell....This one, as thoughtful as it is rousing, scores a TKO." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "Wahlberg lucked out big-time with Christian Bale. To watch these two dynamite actors spar is one of the purest pleasures of the movie season."Rolling Stone "[Bale] transforms himself....Melissa Leo is merciless in her depiction of Alice..."Chicago Sun-Times 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "THE FIGHTER possesses the light-footed dexterity and spontaneity of the most sensitive pugilist, circling its characters with equal parts discretion and confrontational zeal."Washington Post "Bale's live-wire performance typifies the many major and minor elements that elevate the THE FIGHTER from the deeply conventional sports movie it might have been into the endearingly offbeat sports movie it turns out to be." - Grade: B+A.V. Club Ranked #8 in Rolling Stone's "10 Best Movies Of 2010" -- "Gifted director David O. Russell refs in high style."Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 5 -- "Inspired, funky, filled with passion, THE FIGHTER is a boxing movie that everyone can love."Total Film 4 stars out of 5 -- "THE FIGHTER proves that the boxing movie still has life. It also underlines just what a distinctive actor Bale has become."Uncut21.47264

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"[With] yet another splendid performance from Wahlberg, who stabilizes the picture by bringing his trademark masculine presence to bear as well as his deep knowledge of Ward and his socio-economic background."Los Angeles Times "Mr. Russell directed THE FIGHTER with furious energy -- the overlapping dialogue out-Altmans Robert Altman -- and an exuberant sense of place. The director has an unerring feel for his working class characters..."Wall Street Journal "Russell's jangly camera style meshes perfectly with Bale's tweaky energy. Bale is astounding as a strangely charismatic weasel, giving probably the best performance of his career."USA Today "[THE FIGHTER] is quick on its feet and packs a mighty punch....Mr. Bale's performance is astonishing, in part because he so completely conquers a daunting set of physical and psychological challenges."New York Times "A true-life rise-of-the-underdog boxing saga, directed with volatile handheld immediacy by David O. Russell....This one, as thoughtful as it is rousing, scores a TKO." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "Wahlberg lucked out big-time with Christian Bale. To watch these two dynamite actors spar is one of the purest pleasures of the movie season."Rolling Stone 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "THE FIGHTER possesses the light-footed dexterity and spontaneity of the most sensitive pugilist, circling its characters with equal parts discretion and confrontational zeal."Washington Post "[Bale] transforms himself....Melissa Leo is merciless in her depiction of Alice..."Chicago Sun-Times "Bale's live-wire performance typifies the many major and minor elements that elevate the THE FIGHTER from the deeply conventional sports movie it might have been into the endearingly offbeat sports movie it turns out to be." - Grade: B+A.V. Club Ranked #8 in Rolling Stone's "10 Best Movies Of 2010" -- "Gifted director David O. Russell refs in high style."Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 5 -- "Inspired, funky, filled with passion, THE FIGHTER is a boxing movie that everyone can love."Total Film 4 stars out of 5 -- "THE FIGHTER proves that the boxing movie still has life. It also underlines just what a distinctive actor Bale has become."Uncut21.47264

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"[With] yet another splendid performance from Wahlberg, who stabilizes the picture by bringing his trademark masculine presence to bear as well as his deep knowledge of Ward and his socio-economic background."Los Angeles Times "Mr. Russell directed THE FIGHTER with furious energy -- the overlapping dialogue out-Altmans Robert Altman -- and an exuberant sense of place. The director has an unerring feel for his working class characters..."Wall Street Journal "Russell's jangly camera style meshes perfectly with Bale's tweaky energy. Bale is astounding as a strangely charismatic weasel, giving probably the best performance of his career."USA Today "[THE FIGHTER] is quick on its feet and packs a mighty punch....Mr. Bale's performance is astonishing, in part because he so completely conquers a daunting set of physical and psychological challenges."New York Times "A true-life rise-of-the-underdog boxing saga, directed with volatile handheld immediacy by David O. Russell....This one, as thoughtful as it is rousing, scores a TKO." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "Wahlberg lucked out big-time with Christian Bale. To watch these two dynamite actors spar is one of the purest pleasures of the movie season."Rolling Stone "[Bale] transforms himself....Melissa Leo is merciless in her depiction of Alice..."Chicago Sun-Times 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "THE FIGHTER possesses the light-footed dexterity and spontaneity of the most sensitive pugilist, circling its characters with equal parts discretion and confrontational zeal."Washington Post "Bale's live-wire performance typifies the many major and minor elements that elevate the THE FIGHTER from the deeply conventional sports movie it might have been into the endearingly offbeat sports movie it turns out to be." - Grade: B+A.V. Club Ranked #8 in Rolling Stone's "10 Best Movies Of 2010" -- "Gifted director David O. Russell refs in high style."Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 5 -- "Inspired, funky, filled with passion, THE FIGHTER is a boxing movie that everyone can love."Total Film 4 stars out of 5 -- "THE FIGHTER proves that the boxing movie still has life. It also underlines just what a distinctive actor Bale has become."Uncut21.47264

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"[With] yet another splendid performance from Wahlberg, who stabilizes the picture by bringing his trademark masculine presence to bear as well as his deep knowledge of Ward and his socio-economic background."Los Angeles Times "Mr. Russell directed THE FIGHTER with furious energy -- the overlapping dialogue out-Altmans Robert Altman -- and an exuberant sense of place. The director has an unerring feel for his working class characters..."Wall Street Journal "Russell's jangly camera style meshes perfectly with Bale's tweaky energy. Bale is astounding as a strangely charismatic weasel, giving probably the best performance of his career."USA Today "[THE FIGHTER] is quick on its feet and packs a mighty punch....Mr. Bale's performance is astonishing, in part because he so completely conquers a daunting set of physical and psychological challenges."New York Times "A true-life rise-of-the-underdog boxing saga, directed with volatile handheld immediacy by David O. Russell....This one, as thoughtful as it is rousing, scores a TKO." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "Wahlberg lucked out big-time with Christian Bale. To watch these two dynamite actors spar is one of the purest pleasures of the movie season."Rolling Stone "[Bale] transforms himself....Melissa Leo is merciless in her depiction of Alice..."Chicago Sun-Times 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "THE FIGHTER possesses the light-footed dexterity and spontaneity of the most sensitive pugilist, circling its characters with equal parts discretion and confrontational zeal."Washington Post "Bale's live-wire performance typifies the many major and minor elements that elevate the THE FIGHTER from the deeply conventional sports movie it might have been into the endearingly offbeat sports movie it turns out to be." - Grade: B+A.V. Club Ranked #8 in Rolling Stone's "10 Best Movies Of 2010" -- "Gifted director David O. Russell refs in high style."Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 5 -- "Inspired, funky, filled with passion, THE FIGHTER is a boxing movie that everyone can love."Total Film 4 stars out of 5 -- "THE FIGHTER proves that the boxing movie still has life. It also underlines just what a distinctive actor Bale has become."Uncut21.47264

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"[With] yet another splendid performance from Wahlberg, who stabilizes the picture by bringing his trademark masculine presence to bear as well as his deep knowledge of Ward and his socio-economic background."Los Angeles Times "Mr. Russell directed THE FIGHTER with furious energy -- the overlapping dialogue out-Altmans Robert Altman -- and an exuberant sense of place. The director has an unerring feel for his working class characters..."Wall Street Journal "Russell's jangly camera style meshes perfectly with Bale's tweaky energy. Bale is astounding as a strangely charismatic weasel, giving probably the best performance of his career."USA Today "[THE FIGHTER] is quick on its feet and packs a mighty punch....Mr. Bale's performance is astonishing, in part because he so completely conquers a daunting set of physical and psychological challenges."New York Times "A true-life rise-of-the-underdog boxing saga, directed with volatile handheld immediacy by David O. Russell....This one, as thoughtful as it is rousing, scores a TKO." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "Wahlberg lucked out big-time with Christian Bale. To watch these two dynamite actors spar is one of the purest pleasures of the movie season."Rolling Stone "[Bale] transforms himself....Melissa Leo is merciless in her depiction of Alice..."Chicago Sun-Times 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "THE FIGHTER possesses the light-footed dexterity and spontaneity of the most sensitive pugilist, circling its characters with equal parts discretion and confrontational zeal."Washington Post "Bale's live-wire performance typifies the many major and minor elements that elevate the THE FIGHTER from the deeply conventional sports movie it might have been into the endearingly offbeat sports movie it turns out to be." - Grade: B+A.V. Club Ranked #8 in Rolling Stone's "10 Best Movies Of 2010" -- "Gifted director David O. Russell refs in high style."Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 5 -- "Inspired, funky, filled with passion, THE FIGHTER is a boxing movie that everyone can love."Total Film 4 stars out of 5 -- "THE FIGHTER proves that the boxing movie still has life. It also underlines just what a distinctive actor Bale has become."Uncut21.47264

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"[With] yet another splendid performance from Wahlberg, who stabilizes the picture by bringing his trademark masculine presence to bear as well as his deep knowledge of Ward and his socio-economic background."Los Angeles Times "Mr. Russell directed THE FIGHTER with furious energy -- the overlapping dialogue out-Altmans Robert Altman -- and an exuberant sense of place. The director has an unerring feel for his working class characters..."Wall Street Journal "Russell's jangly camera style meshes perfectly with Bale's tweaky energy. Bale is astounding as a strangely charismatic weasel, giving probably the best performance of his career."USA Today "[THE FIGHTER] is quick on its feet and packs a mighty punch....Mr. Bale's performance is astonishing, in part because he so completely conquers a daunting set of physical and psychological challenges."New York Times "A true-life rise-of-the-underdog boxing saga, directed with volatile handheld immediacy by David O. Russell....This one, as thoughtful as it is rousing, scores a TKO." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "Wahlberg lucked out big-time with Christian Bale. To watch these two dynamite actors spar is one of the purest pleasures of the movie season."Rolling Stone "[Bale] transforms himself....Melissa Leo is merciless in her depiction of Alice..."Chicago Sun-Times 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "THE FIGHTER possesses the light-footed dexterity and spontaneity of the most sensitive pugilist, circling its characters with equal parts discretion and confrontational zeal."Washington Post "Bale's live-wire performance typifies the many major and minor elements that elevate the THE FIGHTER from the deeply conventional sports movie it might have been into the endearingly offbeat sports movie it turns out to be." - Grade: B+A.V. Club Ranked #8 in Rolling Stone's "10 Best Movies Of 2010" -- "Gifted director David O. Russell refs in high style."Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 5 -- "Inspired, funky, filled with passion, THE FIGHTER is a boxing movie that everyone can love."Total Film 4 stars out of 5 -- "THE FIGHTER proves that the boxing movie still has life. It also underlines just what a distinctive actor Bale has become."Uncut21.47264

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"[With] yet another splendid performance from Wahlberg, who stabilizes the picture by bringing his trademark masculine presence to bear as well as his deep knowledge of Ward and his socio-economic background."Los Angeles Times "Mr. Russell directed THE FIGHTER with furious energy -- the overlapping dialogue out-Altmans Robert Altman -- and an exuberant sense of place. The director has an unerring feel for his working class characters..."Wall Street Journal "Russell's jangly camera style meshes perfectly with Bale's tweaky energy. Bale is astounding as a strangely charismatic weasel, giving probably the best performance of his career."USA Today "[THE FIGHTER] is quick on its feet and packs a mighty punch....Mr. Bale's performance is astonishing, in part because he so completely conquers a daunting set of physical and psychological challenges."New York Times "A true-life rise-of-the-underdog boxing saga, directed with volatile handheld immediacy by David O. Russell....This one, as thoughtful as it is rousing, scores a TKO." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "Wahlberg lucked out big-time with Christian Bale. To watch these two dynamite actors spar is one of the purest pleasures of the movie season."Rolling Stone "[Bale] transforms himself....Melissa Leo is merciless in her depiction of Alice..."Chicago Sun-Times 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "THE FIGHTER possesses the light-footed dexterity and spontaneity of the most sensitive pugilist, circling its characters with equal parts discretion and confrontational zeal."Washington Post "Bale's live-wire performance typifies the many major and minor elements that elevate the THE FIGHTER from the deeply conventional sports movie it might have been into the endearingly offbeat sports movie it turns out to be." - Grade: B+A.V. Club Ranked #8 in Rolling Stone's "10 Best Movies Of 2010" -- "Gifted director David O. Russell refs in high style."Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 5 -- "Inspired, funky, filled with passion, THE FIGHTER is a boxing movie that everyone can love."Total Film 4 stars out of 5 -- "THE FIGHTER proves that the boxing movie still has life. It also underlines just what a distinctive actor Bale has become."Uncut21.47264

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"[A] triumph -- a confidently original, engrossing interpretation, with a seriously thought-through aesthetic point of view..." Entertainment Weekly "[T]his tense, effective iteration of Bob Kane's original comic book owes its power and pleasures to a director who takes his material seriously and to a star who shoulders that seriousness with ease."New York Times "Christian Bale makes the best Bruce Wayne/Batman since Warner Bros. revived the franchise in 1989."USA Today "[I]t's the flair of the set pieces that really impresses....The film delivers a pleasingly robust sense of spectacle....It is a welcome new beginning." Sight and Sound "This intimate, brooding resurrection brings the Caped Crusader back to life by sending him back to his roots." Uncut 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "Lined with wry humor, the film addresses questions of corporate greed..."Rolling Stone "[B]rooding, carefully crafted, and comparatively low-tech....Mr. Bale brings true gravity and pathos to the task at hand." Film Comment Ranked #7 in Uncut's Best Films Of 2005 -- "Nolan's vision of Gotham is a hellhole straight out of Hieronymus Bosch." Uncut Ranked #4 in Rolling Stone's "Top 25 DVDs Of 2005' -- "Gotham looks lived in, not art-directed, and Bale creates a hero of haunted fire." Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 5 -- "Nolan's Year One reinvention of the franchise is largely about ambiance and mood....A more sober study in psychology..."Ultimate DVD21.45843

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"[A] triumph -- a confidently original, engrossing interpretation, with a seriously thought-through aesthetic point of view..." Entertainment Weekly "[T]his tense, effective iteration of Bob Kane's original comic book owes its power and pleasures to a director who takes his material seriously and to a star who shoulders that seriousness with ease."New York Times "Christian Bale makes the best Bruce Wayne/Batman since Warner Bros. revived the franchise in 1989."USA Today "[I]t's the flair of the set pieces that really impresses....The film delivers a pleasingly robust sense of spectacle....It is a welcome new beginning." Sight and Sound "This intimate, brooding resurrection brings the Caped Crusader back to life by sending him back to his roots." Uncut 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "Lined with wry humor, the film addresses questions of corporate greed..."Rolling Stone "[B]rooding, carefully crafted, and comparatively low-tech....Mr. Bale brings true gravity and pathos to the task at hand." Film Comment Ranked #7 in Uncut's Best Films Of 2005 -- "Nolan's vision of Gotham is a hellhole straight out of Hieronymus Bosch." Uncut Ranked #4 in Rolling Stone's "Top 25 DVDs Of 2005' -- "Gotham looks lived in, not art-directed, and Bale creates a hero of haunted fire." Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 5 -- "Nolan's Year One reinvention of the franchise is largely about ambiance and mood....A more sober study in psychology..."Ultimate DVD21.45843

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"[A] triumph -- a confidently original, engrossing interpretation, with a seriously thought-through aesthetic point of view..." Entertainment Weekly "[T]his tense, effective iteration of Bob Kane's original comic book owes its power and pleasures to a director who takes his material seriously and to a star who shoulders that seriousness with ease."New York Times "Christian Bale makes the best Bruce Wayne/Batman since Warner Bros. revived the franchise in 1989."USA Today "[I]t's the flair of the set pieces that really impresses....The film delivers a pleasingly robust sense of spectacle....It is a welcome new beginning." Sight and Sound "This intimate, brooding resurrection brings the Caped Crusader back to life by sending him back to his roots." Uncut 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "Lined with wry humor, the film addresses questions of corporate greed..."Rolling Stone "[B]rooding, carefully crafted, and comparatively low-tech....Mr. Bale brings true gravity and pathos to the task at hand." Film Comment Ranked #7 in Uncut's Best Films Of 2005 -- "Nolan's vision of Gotham is a hellhole straight out of Hieronymus Bosch." Uncut Ranked #4 in Rolling Stone's "Top 25 DVDs Of 2005' -- "Gotham looks lived in, not art-directed, and Bale creates a hero of haunted fire." Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 5 -- "Nolan's Year One reinvention of the franchise is largely about ambiance and mood....A more sober study in psychology..."Ultimate DVD21.45843

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"[A] triumph -- a confidently original, engrossing interpretation, with a seriously thought-through aesthetic point of view..." Entertainment Weekly "[T]his tense, effective iteration of Bob Kane's original comic book owes its power and pleasures to a director who takes his material seriously and to a star who shoulders that seriousness with ease."New York Times "Christian Bale makes the best Bruce Wayne/Batman since Warner Bros. revived the franchise in 1989."USA Today "[I]t's the flair of the set pieces that really impresses....The film delivers a pleasingly robust sense of spectacle....It is a welcome new beginning." Sight and Sound "This intimate, brooding resurrection brings the Caped Crusader back to life by sending him back to his roots." Uncut 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "Lined with wry humor, the film addresses questions of corporate greed..."Rolling Stone "[B]rooding, carefully crafted, and comparatively low-tech....Mr. Bale brings true gravity and pathos to the task at hand." Film Comment Ranked #7 in Uncut's Best Films Of 2005 -- "Nolan's vision of Gotham is a hellhole straight out of Hieronymus Bosch." Uncut Ranked #4 in Rolling Stone's "Top 25 DVDs Of 2005' -- "Gotham looks lived in, not art-directed, and Bale creates a hero of haunted fire." Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 5 -- "Nolan's Year One reinvention of the franchise is largely about ambiance and mood....A more sober study in psychology..."Ultimate DVD21.45843

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"[A] triumph -- a confidently original, engrossing interpretation, with a seriously thought-through aesthetic point of view..." Entertainment Weekly "[T]his tense, effective iteration of Bob Kane's original comic book owes its power and pleasures to a director who takes his material seriously and to a star who shoulders that seriousness with ease."New York Times "Christian Bale makes the best Bruce Wayne/Batman since Warner Bros. revived the franchise in 1989."USA Today "[I]t's the flair of the set pieces that really impresses....The film delivers a pleasingly robust sense of spectacle....It is a welcome new beginning." Sight and Sound "This intimate, brooding resurrection brings the Caped Crusader back to life by sending him back to his roots." Uncut 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "Lined with wry humor, the film addresses questions of corporate greed..."Rolling Stone "[B]rooding, carefully crafted, and comparatively low-tech....Mr. Bale brings true gravity and pathos to the task at hand." Film Comment Ranked #7 in Uncut's Best Films Of 2005 -- "Nolan's vision of Gotham is a hellhole straight out of Hieronymus Bosch." Uncut Ranked #4 in Rolling Stone's "Top 25 DVDs Of 2005' -- "Gotham looks lived in, not art-directed, and Bale creates a hero of haunted fire." Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 5 -- "Nolan's Year One reinvention of the franchise is largely about ambiance and mood....A more sober study in psychology..."Ultimate DVD21.45843

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"[A] triumph -- a confidently original, engrossing interpretation, with a seriously thought-through aesthetic point of view..." Entertainment Weekly "[T]his tense, effective iteration of Bob Kane's original comic book owes its power and pleasures to a director who takes his material seriously and to a star who shoulders that seriousness with ease."New York Times "Christian Bale makes the best Bruce Wayne/Batman since Warner Bros. revived the franchise in 1989."USA Today "[I]t's the flair of the set pieces that really impresses....The film delivers a pleasingly robust sense of spectacle....It is a welcome new beginning." Sight and Sound "This intimate, brooding resurrection brings the Caped Crusader back to life by sending him back to his roots." Uncut 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "Lined with wry humor, the film addresses questions of corporate greed..."Rolling Stone "[B]rooding, carefully crafted, and comparatively low-tech....Mr. Bale brings true gravity and pathos to the task at hand." Film Comment Ranked #7 in Uncut's Best Films Of 2005 -- "Nolan's vision of Gotham is a hellhole straight out of Hieronymus Bosch." Uncut Ranked #4 in Rolling Stone's "Top 25 DVDs Of 2005' -- "Gotham looks lived in, not art-directed, and Bale creates a hero of haunted fire." Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 5 -- "Nolan's Year One reinvention of the franchise is largely about ambiance and mood....A more sober study in psychology..."Ultimate DVD21.45843

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"[A] triumph -- a confidently original, engrossing interpretation, with a seriously thought-through aesthetic point of view..."Entertainment Weekly "Christian Bale makes the best Bruce Wayne/Batman since Warner Bros. revived the franchise in 1989."USA Today "[T]his tense, effective iteration of Bob Kane's original comic book owes its power and pleasures to a director who takes his material seriously and to a star who shoulders that seriousness with ease."New York Times "[I]t's the flair of the set pieces that really impresses....The film delivers a pleasingly robust sense of spectacle....It is a welcome new beginning."Sight and Sound 4 stars out of 5 -- "Nolan's Year One reinvention of the franchise is largely about ambiance and mood....A more sober study in psychology..."Ultimate DVD "This intimate, brooding resurrection brings the Caped Crusader back to life by sending him back to his roots."Uncut 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "Lined with wry humor, the film addresses questions of corporate greed..."Rolling Stone "[B]rooding, carefully crafted, and comparatively low-tech....Mr. Bale brings true gravity and pathos to the task at hand."Film Comment Ranked #7 in Uncut's Best Films Of 2005 -- "Nolan's vision of Gotham is a hellhole straight out of Hieronymus Bosch."Uncut Ranked #4 in Rolling Stone's "Top 25 DVDs Of 2005' -- "Gotham looks lived in, not art-directed, and Bale creates a hero of haunted fire."Rolling Stone21.45843

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"[A] triumph -- a confidently original, engrossing interpretation, with a seriously thought-through aesthetic point of view..."Entertainment Weekly "Christian Bale makes the best Bruce Wayne/Batman since Warner Bros. revived the franchise in 1989."USA Today "[T]his tense, effective iteration of Bob Kane's original comic book owes its power and pleasures to a director who takes his material seriously and to a star who shoulders that seriousness with ease."New York Times "[I]t's the flair of the set pieces that really impresses....The film delivers a pleasingly robust sense of spectacle....It is a welcome new beginning."Sight and Sound 4 stars out of 5 -- "Nolan's Year One reinvention of the franchise is largely about ambiance and mood....A more sober study in psychology..."Ultimate DVD "This intimate, brooding resurrection brings the Caped Crusader back to life by sending him back to his roots."Uncut 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "Lined with wry humor, the film addresses questions of corporate greed..."Rolling Stone "[B]rooding, carefully crafted, and comparatively low-tech....Mr. Bale brings true gravity and pathos to the task at hand."Film Comment Ranked #7 in Uncut's Best Films Of 2005 -- "Nolan's vision of Gotham is a hellhole straight out of Hieronymus Bosch."Uncut Ranked #4 in Rolling Stone's "Top 25 DVDs Of 2005' -- "Gotham looks lived in, not art-directed, and Bale creates a hero of haunted fire."Rolling Stone21.45843

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"[T]his slow-burning drama should earn deserved praise for the top-drawer performances of stars Christian Bale, Casey Affleck and a truly frightening Woody Harrelson..."Variety "All of the actors are remarkable. But it's Bale, and his almost biblical quest for justice, who burns his way into your soul." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly "Mr. Bale, ever the brilliantly inward performer, makes Russell sympathetic with small strokes..."Wall Street Journal 3 stars out of 4 -- "Bale's is a pitch-perfect, understated performance in this involving neo-noir thriller. Just as impressive -- and blood-curdling -- is the menacing performance by Woody Harrelson."USA Today "This is only Scott Cooper's second film as a director, but he already knows how to bring out lived-in authenticity in actors. "Rolling Stone "Cooper makes one brilliant choice after another....Bale has given a number of memorable performances, but this just might be his best work to date."Chicago Sun-Times "One of Coopers strengths as a director and writer is a nuanced feel for male behavior, and with such a strong and varied cast of actors at his disposal, the film almost comes across as a study in tough guys together."Film Comment "Set in a depressed Pennsylvania steel town, Scott Coopers blue-collar thriller is intimately lensed..."Total Film21.45843

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"[T]his slow-burning drama should earn deserved praise for the top-drawer performances of stars Christian Bale, Casey Affleck and a truly frightening Woody Harrelson..."Variety "All of the actors are remarkable. But it's Bale, and his almost biblical quest for justice, who burns his way into your soul." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly "Mr. Bale, ever the brilliantly inward performer, makes Russell sympathetic with small strokes..."Wall Street Journal 3 stars out of 4 -- "Bale's is a pitch-perfect, understated performance in this involving neo-noir thriller. Just as impressive -- and blood-curdling -- is the menacing performance by Woody Harrelson."USA Today "This is only Scott Cooper's second film as a director, but he already knows how to bring out lived-in authenticity in actors. "Rolling Stone "Cooper makes one brilliant choice after another....Bale has given a number of memorable performances, but this just might be his best work to date."Chicago Sun-Times "One of Coopers strengths as a director and writer is a nuanced feel for male behavior, and with such a strong and varied cast of actors at his disposal, the film almost comes across as a study in tough guys together."Film Comment "Set in a depressed Pennsylvania steel town, Scott Coopers blue-collar thriller is intimately lensed..."Total Film21.45843

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"[A] triumph -- a confidently original, engrossing interpretation, with a seriously thought-through aesthetic point of view..." Entertainment Weekly "[T]his tense, effective iteration of Bob Kane's original comic book owes its power and pleasures to a director who takes his material seriously and to a star who shoulders that seriousness with ease."New York Times "Christian Bale makes the best Bruce Wayne/Batman since Warner Bros. revived the franchise in 1989."USA Today "[I]t's the flair of the set pieces that really impresses....The film delivers a pleasingly robust sense of spectacle....It is a welcome new beginning." Sight and Sound "This intimate, brooding resurrection brings the Caped Crusader back to life by sending him back to his roots." Uncut 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "Lined with wry humor, the film addresses questions of corporate greed..."Rolling Stone "[B]rooding, carefully crafted, and comparatively low-tech....Mr. Bale brings true gravity and pathos to the task at hand." Film Comment Ranked #7 in Uncut's Best Films Of 2005 -- "Nolan's vision of Gotham is a hellhole straight out of Hieronymus Bosch." Uncut Ranked #4 in Rolling Stone's "Top 25 DVDs Of 2005' -- "Gotham looks lived in, not art-directed, and Bale creates a hero of haunted fire." Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 5 -- "Nolan's Year One reinvention of the franchise is largely about ambiance and mood....A more sober study in psychology..."Ultimate DVD21.45843

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"Christian Bale makes the best Bruce Wayne/Batman since Warner Bros. revived the franchise in 1989."USA Today "[A] triumph -- a confidently original, engrossing interpretation, with a seriously thought-through aesthetic point of view..."Entertainment Weekly "[I]t's the flair of the set pieces that really impresses....The film delivers a pleasingly robust sense of spectacle....It is a welcome new beginning."Sight and Sound "[T]his tense, effective iteration of Bob Kane's original comic book owes its power and pleasures to a director who takes his material seriously and to a star who shoulders that seriousness with ease."New York Times "This intimate, brooding resurrection brings the Caped Crusader back to life by sending him back to his roots."Uncut 4 stars out of 5 -- "Nolan's Year One reinvention of the franchise is largely about ambiance and mood....A more sober study in psychology..."Ultimate DVD 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "Lined with wry humor, the film addresses questions of corporate greed..."Rolling Stone "[B]rooding, carefully crafted, and comparatively low-tech....Mr. Bale brings true gravity and pathos to the task at hand."Film Comment Ranked #7 in Uncut's Best Films Of 2005 -- "Nolan's vision of Gotham is a hellhole straight out of Hieronymus Bosch."Uncut Ranked #4 in Rolling Stone's "Top 25 DVDs Of 2005' -- "Gotham looks lived in, not art-directed, and Bale creates a hero of haunted fire."Rolling Stone21.45843

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4 stars out of 4 -- "THE DARK KNIGHT is a more thrilling, intelligent, morally complex and masterfully crafted film than any summer blockbuster in recent years. It's probably the best superhero movie to date."USA Today "Always a consummate professional, Ledger threw himself into a role he clearly relished, giving a transfixing performance..."Los Angeles Times "Pitched at the divide between art and industry, poetry and entertainment, it goes darker and deeper than any Hollywood movie of its comic-book kind..."New York Times "[T]he movie exudes a predatory glamour that makes the comic-book films that have come before it look all the more like kid stuff." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly 5 stars out of 5 -- "[A]n anarchic, malevolent fury of a movie....Ledger's Joker is pure, powerful, immense..."Empire "[A] sleek detective story....Bale and Eckhart centralize the movie's thematic concerns, causing the Joker's outrageousness to stand out."Premiere "This last development is a fine example of Nolan's flair for multivalent plot points....Nolan is aided by strong performances. Bale is focused, intense and committed to being terrifying..."Sight and Sound "Working from Michael Mann's visual template and seemingly indebted to the hard-nosed savagery of THE DEPARTED, Christopher Nolan's second BATMAN installment has some thrilling moments..."Film Comment "The best of all the Batmans, Christopher Nolan's haunted film leaps beyond its origins and becomes an engrossing tragedy."Chicago Sun-Times Ranked #3 in Rolling Stone's 'Movies Of The Year' -- "[A] Batman movie that offers enough moral relativism to give you knightmares."Rolling Stone Included in Entertainment Weekly's 2008 Films Of The Year -- "[A] triumph of comic-book relevance, starring Christian Bale as a superhero uneasy with his calling in a city anesthetized to matter-of-fact evil..."Entertainment Weekly21.4068

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4 stars out of 4 -- "THE DARK KNIGHT is a more thrilling, intelligent, morally complex and masterfully crafted film than any summer blockbuster in recent years. It's probably the best superhero movie to date."USA Today "Always a consummate professional, Ledger threw himself into a role he clearly relished, giving a transfixing performance..."Los Angeles Times "Pitched at the divide between art and industry, poetry and entertainment, it goes darker and deeper than any Hollywood movie of its comic-book kind..."New York Times "[T]he movie exudes a predatory glamour that makes the comic-book films that have come before it look all the more like kid stuff." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly 5 stars out of 5 -- "[A]n anarchic, malevolent fury of a movie....Ledger's Joker is pure, powerful, immense..."Empire "[A] sleek detective story....Bale and Eckhart centralize the movie's thematic concerns, causing the Joker's outrageousness to stand out."Premiere "This last development is a fine example of Nolan's flair for multivalent plot points....Nolan is aided by strong performances. Bale is focused, intense and committed to being terrifying..."Sight and Sound "Working from Michael Mann's visual template and seemingly indebted to the hard-nosed savagery of THE DEPARTED, Christopher Nolan's second BATMAN installment has some thrilling moments..."Film Comment "The best of all the Batmans, Christopher Nolan's haunted film leaps beyond its origins and becomes an engrossing tragedy."Chicago Sun-Times Ranked #3 in Rolling Stone's 'Movies Of The Year' -- "[A] Batman movie that offers enough moral relativism to give you knightmares."Rolling Stone Included in Entertainment Weekly's 2008 Films Of The Year -- "[A] triumph of comic-book relevance, starring Christian Bale as a superhero uneasy with his calling in a city anesthetized to matter-of-fact evil..."Entertainment Weekly21.4068

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4 stars out of 4 -- "THE DARK KNIGHT is a more thrilling, intelligent, morally complex and masterfully crafted film than any summer blockbuster in recent years. It's probably the best superhero movie to date."USA Today "Always a consummate professional, Ledger threw himself into a role he clearly relished, giving a transfixing performance..."Los Angeles Times "Pitched at the divide between art and industry, poetry and entertainment, it goes darker and deeper than any Hollywood movie of its comic-book kind..."New York Times "[T]he movie exudes a predatory glamour that makes the comic-book films that have come before it look all the more like kid stuff." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly 5 stars out of 5 -- "[A]n anarchic, malevolent fury of a movie....Ledger's Joker is pure, powerful, immense..."Empire "[A] sleek detective story....Bale and Eckhart centralize the movie's thematic concerns, causing the Joker's outrageousness to stand out."Premiere "This last development is a fine example of Nolan's flair for multivalent plot points....Nolan is aided by strong performances. Bale is focused, intense and committed to being terrifying..."Sight and Sound "Working from Michael Mann's visual template and seemingly indebted to the hard-nosed savagery of THE DEPARTED, Christopher Nolan's second BATMAN installment has some thrilling moments..."Film Comment "The best of all the Batmans, Christopher Nolan's haunted film leaps beyond its origins and becomes an engrossing tragedy."Chicago Sun-Times Ranked #3 in Rolling Stone's 'Movies Of The Year' -- "[A] Batman movie that offers enough moral relativism to give you knightmares."Rolling Stone Included in Entertainment Weekly's 2008 Films Of The Year -- "[A] triumph of comic-book relevance, starring Christian Bale as a superhero uneasy with his calling in a city anesthetized to matter-of-fact evil..."Entertainment Weekly21.4068

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4 stars out of 4 -- "THE DARK KNIGHT is a more thrilling, intelligent, morally complex and masterfully crafted film than any summer blockbuster in recent years. It's probably the best superhero movie to date."USA Today "Always a consummate professional, Ledger threw himself into a role he clearly relished, giving a transfixing performance..."Los Angeles Times "Pitched at the divide between art and industry, poetry and entertainment, it goes darker and deeper than any Hollywood movie of its comic-book kind..."New York Times "[T]he movie exudes a predatory glamour that makes the comic-book films that have come before it look all the more like kid stuff." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly 5 stars out of 5 -- "[A]n anarchic, malevolent fury of a movie....Ledger's Joker is pure, powerful, immense..."Empire "[A] sleek detective story....Bale and Eckhart centralize the movie's thematic concerns, causing the Joker's outrageousness to stand out."Premiere "This last development is a fine example of Nolan's flair for multivalent plot points....Nolan is aided by strong performances. Bale is focused, intense and committed to being terrifying..."Sight and Sound "Working from Michael Mann's visual template and seemingly indebted to the hard-nosed savagery of THE DEPARTED, Christopher Nolan's second BATMAN installment has some thrilling moments..."Film Comment "The best of all the Batmans, Christopher Nolan's haunted film leaps beyond its origins and becomes an engrossing tragedy."Chicago Sun-Times Ranked #3 in Rolling Stone's 'Movies Of The Year' -- "[A] Batman movie that offers enough moral relativism to give you knightmares."Rolling Stone Included in Entertainment Weekly's 2008 Films Of The Year -- "[A] triumph of comic-book relevance, starring Christian Bale as a superhero uneasy with his calling in a city anesthetized to matter-of-fact evil..."Entertainment Weekly21.4068

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"Always a consummate professional, Ledger threw himself into a role he clearly relished, giving a transfixing performance..."Los Angeles Times "Pitched at the divide between art and industry, poetry and entertainment, it goes darker and deeper than any Hollywood movie of its comic-book kind..."New York Times 5 stars out of 5 -- "[A]n anarchic, malevolent fury of a movie....Ledger's Joker is pure, powerful, immense..."Empire "[A] sleek detective story....Bale and Eckhart centralize the movie's thematic concerns, causing the Joker's outrageousness to stand out."Premiere "Working from Michael Mann's visual template and seemingly indebted to the hard-nosed savagery of THE DEPARTED, Christopher Nolan's second BATMAN installment has some thrilling moments..."Film Comment Ranked #3 in Rolling Stone's 'Movies Of The Year' -- "[A] Batman movie that offers enough moral relativism to give you knightmares."Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 4 -- "THE DARK KNIGHT is a more thrilling, intelligent, morally complex and masterfully crafted film than any summer blockbuster in recent years. It's probably the best superhero movie to date."USA Today "[T]he movie exudes a predatory glamour that makes the comic-book films that have come before it look all the more like kid stuff." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly "This last development is a fine example of Nolan's flair for multivalent plot points....Nolan is aided by strong performances. Bale is focused, intense and committed to being terrifying..."Sight and Sound "The best of all the Batmans, Christopher Nolan's haunted film leaps beyond its origins and becomes an engrossing tragedy."Chicago Sun-Times Included in Entertainment Weekly's 2008 Films Of The Year -- "[A] triumph of comic-book relevance, starring Christian Bale as a superhero uneasy with his calling in a city anesthetized to matter-of-fact evil..."Entertainment Weekly21.4068

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"Always a consummate professional, Ledger threw himself into a role he clearly relished, giving a transfixing performance..."Los Angeles Times "Pitched at the divide between art and industry, poetry and entertainment, it goes darker and deeper than any Hollywood movie of its comic-book kind..."New York Times 5 stars out of 5 -- "[A]n anarchic, malevolent fury of a movie....Ledger's Joker is pure, powerful, immense..."Empire "[A] sleek detective story....Bale and Eckhart centralize the movie's thematic concerns, causing the Joker's outrageousness to stand out."Premiere "Working from Michael Mann's visual template and seemingly indebted to the hard-nosed savagery of THE DEPARTED, Christopher Nolan's second BATMAN installment has some thrilling moments..."Film Comment Ranked #3 in Rolling Stone's 'Movies Of The Year' -- "[A] Batman movie that offers enough moral relativism to give you knightmares."Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 4 -- "THE DARK KNIGHT is a more thrilling, intelligent, morally complex and masterfully crafted film than any summer blockbuster in recent years. It's probably the best superhero movie to date."USA Today "[T]he movie exudes a predatory glamour that makes the comic-book films that have come before it look all the more like kid stuff." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly "This last development is a fine example of Nolan's flair for multivalent plot points....Nolan is aided by strong performances. Bale is focused, intense and committed to being terrifying..."Sight and Sound "The best of all the Batmans, Christopher Nolan's haunted film leaps beyond its origins and becomes an engrossing tragedy."Chicago Sun-Times Included in Entertainment Weekly's 2008 Films Of The Year -- "[A] triumph of comic-book relevance, starring Christian Bale as a superhero uneasy with his calling in a city anesthetized to matter-of-fact evil..."Entertainment Weekly21.4068

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"Always a consummate professional, Ledger threw himself into a role he clearly relished, giving a transfixing performance..."Los Angeles Times "Pitched at the divide between art and industry, poetry and entertainment, it goes darker and deeper than any Hollywood movie of its comic-book kind..."New York Times "[A] sleek detective story....Bale and Eckhart centralize the movie's thematic concerns, causing the Joker's outrageousness to stand out."Premiere 5 stars out of 5 -- "[A]n anarchic, malevolent fury of a movie....Ledger's Joker is pure, powerful, immense..."Empire "Working from Michael Mann's visual template and seemingly indebted to the hard-nosed savagery of THE DEPARTED, Christopher Nolan's second BATMAN installment has some thrilling moments..."Film Comment "The best of all the Batmans, Christopher Nolan's haunted film leaps beyond its origins and becomes an engrossing tragedy."Chicago Sun-Times Ranked #3 in Rolling Stone's 'Movies Of The Year' -- "[A] Batman movie that offers enough moral relativism to give you knightmares."Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 4 -- "THE DARK KNIGHT is a more thrilling, intelligent, morally complex and masterfully crafted film than any summer blockbuster in recent years. It's probably the best superhero movie to date."USA Today "[T]he movie exudes a predatory glamour that makes the comic-book films that have come before it look all the more like kid stuff." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly "This last development is a fine example of Nolan's flair for multivalent plot points....Nolan is aided by strong performances. Bale is focused, intense and committed to being terrifying..."Sight and Sound Included in Entertainment Weekly's 2008 Films Of The Year -- "[A] triumph of comic-book relevance, starring Christian Bale as a superhero uneasy with his calling in a city anesthetized to matter-of-fact evil..."Entertainment Weekly21.4068

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4 stars out of 5 -- "Zhang Yimou's visually stunning style is evident throughout his latest, and most ambitious film, THE FLOWERS OF WAR."Box Office "[T]he film finds plenty of moments in which Zhang's skill as a filmmaker and his deft handling and interest in female characters shines..."Movieline21.36488

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4 stars out of 5 -- "Zhang Yimou's visually stunning style is evident throughout his latest, and most ambitious film, THE FLOWERS OF WAR."Box Office "[T]he film finds plenty of moments in which Zhang's skill as a filmmaker and his deft handling and interest in female characters shines..."Movieline21.36488

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4 stars out of 5 -- "Zhang Yimou's visually stunning style is evident throughout his latest, and most ambitious film, THE FLOWERS OF WAR."Box Office "[T]he film finds plenty of moments in which Zhang's skill as a filmmaker and his deft handling and interest in female characters shines..."Movieline21.36488

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4 stars out of 5 -- "Zhang Yimou's visually stunning style is evident throughout his latest, and most ambitious film, THE FLOWERS OF WAR."Box Office "[T]he film finds plenty of moments in which Zhang's skill as a filmmaker and his deft handling and interest in female characters shines..."Movieline21.36488

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"...Dead-on, kitsch-free period detail and a wonderfully agitated performance by Bale..." -- 3 out of 5 stars - A Satisfying Rental Premiere "...A satire of conspicuous consumption..." Variety "...A mordantly funny and agreeably blatant satire with genuinely subversive bite..." Film Comment "...An ingenious adaptation....Excellent direction and a set of self-effacing performances..." Sight and Sound "...AMERICAN PSYCHO is really brilliant in the way it takes the viewer inside Bateman's world..." -- 4 out of 5 stars Box Office "[D]irector Mary Harron impressively mines the dark social comedy from this scathing satire of the 1980s." Entertainment Weekly21.2332

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"...Dead-on, kitsch-free period detail and a wonderfully agitated performance by Bale..." -- 3 out of 5 stars - A Satisfying Rental <BR> Premiere "...A satire of conspicuous consumption..."Variety "...A mordantly funny and agreeably blatant satire with genuinely subversive bite..."Film Comment "...An ingenious adaptation....Excellent direction and a set of self-effacing performances..." Sight and Sound "...AMERICAN PSYCHO is really brilliant in the way it takes the viewer inside Bateman's world..." -- 4 out of 5 starsBox Office "[D]irector Mary Harron impressively mines the dark social comedy from this scathing satire of the 1980s."Entertainment Weekly21.2332

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"...Dead-on, kitsch-free period detail and a wonderfully agitated performance by Bale..." -- 3 out of 5 stars - A Satisfying Rental <BR> Premiere "...A satire of conspicuous consumption..."Variety "...A mordantly funny and agreeably blatant satire with genuinely subversive bite..."Film Comment "...An ingenious adaptation....Excellent direction and a set of self-effacing performances..." Sight and Sound "...AMERICAN PSYCHO is really brilliant in the way it takes the viewer inside Bateman's world..." -- 4 out of 5 starsBox Office "[D]irector Mary Harron impressively mines the dark social comedy from this scathing satire of the 1980s."Entertainment Weekly21.2332

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"[A] grave and satisfying finish to Mr. Nolans operatic bat-trilogy."New York Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "THE DARK KNIGHT RISES is a fitting conclusion to an artful trilogy, culminating with satisfying dazzle....The plot is intricate and the characters are multidimensional."USA Today 3 stars out of 4 -- "THE DARK KNIGHT RISES leaves the fanciful early days of the superhero genre far behind, and moves into a doom-shrouded, apocalyptic future that seems uncomfortably close to today's headlines....This is a dark and heavy film."Chicago Sun-Times "Certainly one elegiac current running under the THE DARK KNIGHT RISES is that they dont make them like Batman anymore..."Movieline "The real world threats of terrorism, political anarchy and economic instability make deep incursions into the cinematic comic book domain inTHE DARK KNIGHT RISES. Big-time Hollywood filmmaking at its most massively accomplished..."Hollywood Reporter "THE DARK KNIGHT RISES plunges headlong into the abyss, as seemingly every grim, paranoid post-9/11 fantasy comes to pass....Nolan has hijacked the form to bring it down to earth." -- Grade: A-A.V. Club 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "The final chapter in the DARK KNIGHT saga allows Bale to move deeply into Bruce/Batman's troubled soul. Bale, up to every challenge in a tough role, gives a hypnotic, haunting performance."Rolling Stone "Theme-wise, Nolan tackles nothing less than societal upheaval, urban unrest, class warfare, personal sacrifice, and spiritual salvation....That's epic stuff..." -- Grade: BEntertainment Weekly 5 stars out of 5 -- "As the scale and stakes balloon, Nolan maintains taut control....The storytelling coheres sharper than THE DARK KNIGHT."Total Film "The whole climax of this epic-length installment plays out on a heroic scale, with soaring Hans Zimmer music and floods of tears..."Sight and Sound21.2332

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"[A] grave and satisfying finish to Mr. Nolans operatic bat-trilogy."New York Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "THE DARK KNIGHT RISES is a fitting conclusion to an artful trilogy, culminating with satisfying dazzle....The plot is intricate and the characters are multidimensional."USA Today 3 stars out of 4 -- "THE DARK KNIGHT RISES leaves the fanciful early days of the superhero genre far behind, and moves into a doom-shrouded, apocalyptic future that seems uncomfortably close to today's headlines....This is a dark and heavy film."Chicago Sun-Times "Certainly one elegiac current running under the THE DARK KNIGHT RISES is that they dont make them like Batman anymore..."Movieline "The real world threats of terrorism, political anarchy and economic instability make deep incursions into the cinematic comic book domain inTHE DARK KNIGHT RISES. Big-time Hollywood filmmaking at its most massively accomplished..."Hollywood Reporter "THE DARK KNIGHT RISES plunges headlong into the abyss, as seemingly every grim, paranoid post-9/11 fantasy comes to pass....Nolan has hijacked the form to bring it down to earth." -- Grade: A-A.V. Club 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "The final chapter in the DARK KNIGHT saga allows Bale to move deeply into Bruce/Batman's troubled soul. Bale, up to every challenge in a tough role, gives a hypnotic, haunting performance."Rolling Stone "Theme-wise, Nolan tackles nothing less than societal upheaval, urban unrest, class warfare, personal sacrifice, and spiritual salvation....That's epic stuff..." -- Grade: BEntertainment Weekly 5 stars out of 5 -- "As the scale and stakes balloon, Nolan maintains taut control....The storytelling coheres sharper than THE DARK KNIGHT."Total Film "The whole climax of this epic-length installment plays out on a heroic scale, with soaring Hans Zimmer music and floods of tears..."Sight and Sound21.2332

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"[A] grave and satisfying finish to Mr. Nolans operatic bat-trilogy."New York Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "THE DARK KNIGHT RISES is a fitting conclusion to an artful trilogy, culminating with satisfying dazzle....The plot is intricate and the characters are multidimensional."USA Today 3 stars out of 4 -- "THE DARK KNIGHT RISES leaves the fanciful early days of the superhero genre far behind, and moves into a doom-shrouded, apocalyptic future that seems uncomfortably close to today's headlines....This is a dark and heavy film."Chicago Sun-Times "Certainly one elegiac current running under the THE DARK KNIGHT RISES is that they dont make them like Batman anymore..."Movieline "The real world threats of terrorism, political anarchy and economic instability make deep incursions into the cinematic comic book domain inTHE DARK KNIGHT RISES. Big-time Hollywood filmmaking at its most massively accomplished..."Hollywood Reporter "THE DARK KNIGHT RISES plunges headlong into the abyss, as seemingly every grim, paranoid post-9/11 fantasy comes to pass....Nolan has hijacked the form to bring it down to earth." -- Grade: A-A.V. Club 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "The final chapter in the DARK KNIGHT saga allows Bale to move deeply into Bruce/Batman's troubled soul. Bale, up to every challenge in a tough role, gives a hypnotic, haunting performance."Rolling Stone "Theme-wise, Nolan tackles nothing less than societal upheaval, urban unrest, class warfare, personal sacrifice, and spiritual salvation....That's epic stuff..." -- Grade: BEntertainment Weekly 5 stars out of 5 -- "As the scale and stakes balloon, Nolan maintains taut control....The storytelling coheres sharper than THE DARK KNIGHT."Total Film "The whole climax of this epic-length installment plays out on a heroic scale, with soaring Hans Zimmer music and floods of tears..."Sight and Sound21.2332

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"...Dead-on, kitsch-free period detail and a wonderfully agitated performance by Bale..." -- 3 out of 5 stars - A Satisfying Rental <BR> Premiere "...A satire of conspicuous consumption..."Variety "...A mordantly funny and agreeably blatant satire with genuinely subversive bite..."Film Comment "...An ingenious adaptation....Excellent direction and a set of self-effacing performances..." Sight and Sound "...AMERICAN PSYCHO is really brilliant in the way it takes the viewer inside Bateman's world..." -- 4 out of 5 starsBox Office "[D]irector Mary Harron impressively mines the dark social comedy from this scathing satire of the 1980s."Entertainment Weekly21.2332

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"[A] sturdy and enjoyable remake....Director James Mangold amps up the mayhem, going for his version of a Peckinpah frenzy."Entertainment Weekly "Mr. Crowe and Mr. Bale both do excellent work....The action sequences in 3:10 TO YUMA are effective and coherent."New York Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "3:10 TO YUMA captures a potent sense of the Old West with its multidimensional raw performances and captivating final shoot-out sequence."USA Today 3 stars out of 5 -- "Bale is excellent, playing a hero unmanned by his amputation and eager to prove himself....The film's secondary characters are memorably drawn too..."Total Film 3 stars out of 4 -- "Ben Foster is a nutso wonder...and shout-outs to Peter Fonda as a bounty hunter and Logan Lerman as Dan's needling teen son....Mangold brings it home."Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 5 -- "The ever-improving Bale matches Crowe scene for scene, and his portrayal of a proud man devising the only possible escape from his sea of troubles is genuinely moving."Uncut 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]his is Crowe's movie. He invests Wade with a callous streak...but also flashes of humanity..."Empire "[A] classical piece of storytelling....All the old archetypes and oppositions are here. What Mangrove proves is that when they are tackled with passion and conviction, they seem as fresh as ever."Sight and Sound "Mangold has brought welcome intensity to the project, giving 3:10 TO YUMA a visceral, immediate quality that makes it all realistic and mythic all at the same time."Los Angeles Times "James Mangold's mixture is physical and sensuous in the modern manner, playing on extreme tonalities in both the landscape and the violence..."Film Comment 5 stars out of 5 -- "A magnificent Western....It drips with understated menace and tension and explores three-dimensional characters that are painted in shades of grey..."Ultimate DVD21.20028

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"[A] sturdy and enjoyable remake....Director James Mangold amps up the mayhem, going for his version of a Peckinpah frenzy."Entertainment Weekly "Mr. Crowe and Mr. Bale both do excellent work....The action sequences in 3:10 TO YUMA are effective and coherent."New York Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "3:10 TO YUMA captures a potent sense of the Old West with its multidimensional raw performances and captivating final shoot-out sequence."USA Today 3 stars out of 5 -- "Bale is excellent, playing a hero unmanned by his amputation and eager to prove himself....The film's secondary characters are memorably drawn too..."Total Film 3 stars out of 4 -- "Ben Foster is a nutso wonder...and shout-outs to Peter Fonda as a bounty hunter and Logan Lerman as Dan's needling teen son....Mangold brings it home."Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 5 -- "The ever-improving Bale matches Crowe scene for scene, and his portrayal of a proud man devising the only possible escape from his sea of troubles is genuinely moving."Uncut 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]his is Crowe's movie. He invests Wade with a callous streak...but also flashes of humanity..."Empire "[A] classical piece of storytelling....All the old archetypes and oppositions are here. What Mangrove proves is that when they are tackled with passion and conviction, they seem as fresh as ever."Sight and Sound "Mangold has brought welcome intensity to the project, giving 3:10 TO YUMA a visceral, immediate quality that makes it all realistic and mythic all at the same time."Los Angeles Times "James Mangold's mixture is physical and sensuous in the modern manner, playing on extreme tonalities in both the landscape and the violence..."Film Comment 5 stars out of 5 -- "A magnificent Western....It drips with understated menace and tension and explores three-dimensional characters that are painted in shades of grey..."Ultimate DVD21.20028

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"[A] sturdy and enjoyable remake....Director James Mangold amps up the mayhem, going for his version of a Peckinpah frenzy."Entertainment Weekly "Mr. Crowe and Mr. Bale both do excellent work....The action sequences in 3:10 TO YUMA are effective and coherent."New York Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "3:10 TO YUMA captures a potent sense of the Old West with its multidimensional raw performances and captivating final shoot-out sequence."USA Today 3 stars out of 5 -- "Bale is excellent, playing a hero unmanned by his amputation and eager to prove himself....The film's secondary characters are memorably drawn too..."Total Film 3 stars out of 4 -- "Ben Foster is a nutso wonder...and shout-outs to Peter Fonda as a bounty hunter and Logan Lerman as Dan's needling teen son....Mangold brings it home."Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 5 -- "The ever-improving Bale matches Crowe scene for scene, and his portrayal of a proud man devising the only possible escape from his sea of troubles is genuinely moving."Uncut 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]his is Crowe's movie. He invests Wade with a callous streak...but also flashes of humanity..."Empire "[A] classical piece of storytelling....All the old archetypes and oppositions are here. What Mangrove proves is that when they are tackled with passion and conviction, they seem as fresh as ever."Sight and Sound "Mangold has brought welcome intensity to the project, giving 3:10 TO YUMA a visceral, immediate quality that makes it all realistic and mythic all at the same time."Los Angeles Times "James Mangold's mixture is physical and sensuous in the modern manner, playing on extreme tonalities in both the landscape and the violence..."Film Comment 5 stars out of 5 -- "A magnificent Western....It drips with understated menace and tension and explores three-dimensional characters that are painted in shades of grey..."Ultimate DVD21.20028

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"Haynes executes a fascinating fictional riff on the many faces of Bob Dylan....[He] lets his kaleidoscopic visual imagination dictate the narrative flow."Box Office 4 stars out of 5 -- "Carl Franklin is a sensation, Heath Leger outstanding...and Blanchett thrilling..."Total Film "I'M NOT THERE is a fantasia, a tell-all, a biopic that's all high points, a folk-rock essay, and a dream, all wrapped into one. It plays like the headiest musical ever made." -- Grade: AEntertainment Weekly "[An] incandescent rebus of a movie inspired by Mr. Dylan's life and music....Among its many achievements, Mr. Haynes's film hurls a Molotov cocktail through the facade of the Hollywood biopic factory..."New York Times 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "It's a feast for the eyes, the ears and the Dylanologist scratching around our minds and hearts....Blanchett extends the possibilities of acting. You won't see a better example of interpretive art this year..."Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 5 -- "Haynes has captured a sense of the strange figure who changed America..."Empire "I'M NOT THERE is airy, lithe, witty, never still -- and, for all its frenzy and flickered darkness, now and then strangely serene."Sight and Sound 5 stars out of 5 -- "Haynes gets everything right and the result is electrifying -- an audaciously prismatic portrait of Dylan....An amazing film..."Uncut "There are plenty of things to admire....Its artistic and intellectual ambitions, for starters....This movie burrows into your mind and stays there..."Los Angeles Times Ranked #9 in Rolling Stone's "10 Best Movies Of 2007" -- "[A] biopic that shatters all the rules of biopics."Rolling Stone21.20028

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"...With enormous wingspans and nasty, lizard-like bodies, able to incinerate large areas and swallow humans in a single tasty gulp, the dragons are creatures of a certain creepy elegance as well as undeniable potency..." Los Angeles Times "...It has a jamming B-picture buzz -- the kind of swift filmmaking and high spirits that have been missing from movies for a while..." New York Times "...A rip-roaring videogame-busy, Mad Maximum entertainment....The story is enlivened by a throwaway good humor rare as dragon's eggs..." Entertainment Weekly "...A seamless merging of high concept and technology that dwarfs all previous pretenders....[With] Oscar-caliber visual effects and art direction..." Box Office21.20028

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