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"...Lester is a master at turning out exploitation pictures underlined with outrageous dark humor and social comment..." Los Angeles Times22.49133

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Rolling Stone (12/26/02, p.102) - Included in Rolling Stone's "50 Best Albums of 2002"Rolling Stone (10/3/02, p.99) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...Unified by his gift for melody, the theme of heartbreak and his adenoidal vocal resemblance to Paul Simon....the ballads are much better than the rockers..."Spin (1/03, p.72) - Ranked #33 on Spin's list of 2002's "Albums of the Year"Spin (11/02, p.119) - 7 out of 10 - "...Adams at his soulful, hyperstudious peak..."Entertainment Weekly (10/4/02, pp.150,153) - "...Dominated by intentionally underproduced acoustic ballads...Adams is very adept at this genre....[The music] wafts in the air and settles gently on the furniture..." - Rating: B-Q (10/02, p.101) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...An album largely split between moments of hushed intimacy and gonzoid rockers....it sounds like Adams is auditioning to be the next John Cougar Mellencamp..."Uncut (1/03, p.94) - Ranked #13 in Uncut's "100 Best Albums of the Year"Uncut (10/02, p.100) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...DEMOLITION is further proof that his creative instincts are still intact..."CMJ (9/30/02, p.6) - "Adams commands each musical style with ease and authority....the quality of the material makes it hard to believe these songs are all untouched demos..."Mojo (Publisher) (1/03, p.74) - Ranked #22 in Mojo's "Best Albums of 2002"Mojo (Publisher) (10/02, p.92) - "...A fine, multi-faceted album with very little surplus."NME (Magazine) (9/21/02, p.39) - 8 out of 10 - "DEMOLITION finds Ryan Adams in a fittingly traditional musical setting--at a crossroads."20.12155

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"Ms. Bening's precise, pitiless tracing of her character's decline from feisty defiance to pathetic, over-medicated self-delusion gives the film an emotional weight..."New York Times "The experience is unusual -- zany, even....Bening is elegantly unvain in her ferocious performance..." Entertainment Weekly "Murphy's direction is impeccable, and the performances, particularly Bening's are uniformly excellent."Box Office 3 stars out of 5 -- "Bening excels as the movie's driving force, and as you watch her character go from doting to deranged you can see why there's Oscar buzz for her nuanced performance."Total Film "An intelligent adaptation of Augusten Burroughs' memoir....This is a film in which everything is heavily considered and nothing is accidental..."Sight and Sound 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A} wonderfully dark and eccentric coming-of-age tale."Ultimate DVD16.38494

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"Ms. Bening's precise, pitiless tracing of her character's decline from feisty defiance to pathetic, over-medicated self-delusion gives the film an emotional weight..."New York Times "The experience is unusual -- zany, even....Bening is elegantly unvain in her ferocious performance..." Entertainment Weekly "Murphy's direction is impeccable, and the performances, particularly Bening's are uniformly excellent."Box Office 3 stars out of 5 -- "Bening excels as the movie's driving force, and as you watch her character go from doting to deranged you can see why there's Oscar buzz for her nuanced performance."Total Film "An intelligent adaptation of Augusten Burroughs' memoir....This is a film in which everything is heavily considered and nothing is accidental..."Sight and Sound 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A} wonderfully dark and eccentric coming-of-age tale."Ultimate DVD16.38494

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"...Unprecedented immediacy [in] the battle scenes....Uniformly superb performances..." Movieline's Hollywood Life Ranked #3 in Entertainment Weekly's "10 Favorite Films of the '90s" -- "...[A] masterpiece....One soul-shattering experience..." Entertainment Weekly "...Sheer gut-wrenching immediacy....[Spielberg] has come of age as an artist..." Sight and Sound "...Soberly magnificent....It is the ultimate devastating letter home..." New York Times "...Effective the film is, communicating the gruesome nature of combat as few anti-war films ever have..." Box Office "...A powerful and impressive milestone in the realistic depiction of combat, SAVING PRIVATE RYAN is as much an experience we live through as a film we watch on screen..."Los Angeles Times "[I]t remains a spectacular, unequalled piece of action film-making." Uncut 5 stars out of 5 -- "Spielberg's real achievement is to find telling notes in unlikely places -- here a group of soldiers ruminating on the meaning of an Edith Piaf song is as affecting as any skirmish."Empire 4 stars out of 4 -- "One of the most harrowing and enthralling WWII epics ever made....Tom Hanks offers up a solid performance..."Premiere14.21165

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"...Unprecedented immediacy [in] the battle scenes....Uniformly superb performances..." Movieline's Hollywood Life Ranked #3 in Entertainment Weekly's "10 Favorite Films of the '90s" -- "...[A] masterpiece....One soul-shattering experience..." Entertainment Weekly "...Sheer gut-wrenching immediacy....[Spielberg] has come of age as an artist..." Sight and Sound "...Soberly magnificent....It is the ultimate devastating letter home..." New York Times "...Effective the film is, communicating the gruesome nature of combat as few anti-war films ever have..." Box Office "...A powerful and impressive milestone in the realistic depiction of combat, SAVING PRIVATE RYAN is as much an experience we live through as a film we watch on screen..."Los Angeles Times "[I]t remains a spectacular, unequalled piece of action film-making." Uncut 5 stars out of 5 -- "Spielberg's real achievement is to find telling notes in unlikely places -- here a group of soldiers ruminating on the meaning of an Edith Piaf song is as affecting as any skirmish."Empire 4 stars out of 4 -- "One of the most harrowing and enthralling WWII epics ever made....Tom Hanks offers up a solid performance..."Premiere12.21348

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4 stars out of 5 -- "Today it looks like genius; as Lean's visionary leanings run off the hook with symbolic weather and flora..." Uncut "[A] marvel of pinpoint resolution and stable, saturated color." New York Times 4 stars out of 4 -- "[A] cinematic expression of romance against a harsh backdrop of nature, politics, and human cruelty....RYAN's picture-perfect style of filmmaking is a pleasure to revisit." Premiere12.20656

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"...The continuation of Erich Segal's tale of fated lovers gets a sensitive and moving treatment....O'Neal delivers a studied and rich performance, perfectly complemented by Bergen's classical beauty and quick wit..."Variety10.84227

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"[O]ne of the decade's most lauded movies for its use of early CinemaScope."USA Today10.81977

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"...Hanks delivers a take-this-job-and-shove-it performance for the ages..." Premiere "...[Meg Ryan] has rarely been more appealing..." Rolling Stone "...A surreal fable that fairly erupts with comic left-turns..." USA Today "...It's actually a funny, endearing fable about courage, love and faith..." Los Angeles Times "...The movie introduces its individuality in its opening shot....[Ryan shows] here that she is a gifted comic actress..." Chicago Sun-Times10.28488

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"...Unprecedented immediacy [in] the battle scenes....Uniformly superb performances..." Movieline's Hollywood Life Ranked #3 in Entertainment Weekly's "10 Favorite Films of the '90s" -- "...[A] masterpiece....One soul-shattering experience..." Entertainment Weekly "...Sheer gut-wrenching immediacy....[Spielberg] has come of age as an artist..." Sight and Sound "...Soberly magnificent....It is the ultimate devastating letter home..." New York Times "...Effective the film is, communicating the gruesome nature of combat as few anti-war films ever have..." Box Office "...A powerful and impressive milestone in the realistic depiction of combat, SAVING PRIVATE RYAN is as much an experience we live through as a film we watch on screen..."Los Angeles Times "[I]t remains a spectacular, unequalled piece of action film-making." Uncut 5 stars out of 5 -- "Spielberg's real achievement is to find telling notes in unlikely places -- here a group of soldiers ruminating on the meaning of an Edith Piaf song is as affecting as any skirmish."Empire 4 stars out of 4 -- "One of the most harrowing and enthralling WWII epics ever made....Tom Hanks offers up a solid performance..."Premiere10.21531

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"[O]ddly irresistible, its omnipresent anxiety like a musical chord that neither rises nor falls....[Mr. Shannon's] clenched, traumatized performance is a marvel."New York Times "It's a great-looking movie, with an evocative use of music and, in rugged-yet-sensitive Michael Shannon, has an actor whose forceful, focused presence is the film's sturdy linchpin."Los Angeles Times 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] very well made update to an ever-vital mode of storytelling, and the acting is fabulous across the board."Box Office "Buschel makes striking use of the Mike Hammer/Philip Marlowe tradition to tell a story of disorientation and loss in a post-9/11 world..."Entertainment Weekly8.606081

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"[A] stately-looking film....The real-life story lends itself well to cinematic adaptation....CHANGELING is a provocative period piece, handsomely wrought."USA Today "Eastwood makes CHANGELING a hard story to shake off. To see this film is to understand both how fragile and how essential our hopes for decency and truth are in a world that must be made to care about either one."Los Angeles Times "When it works best, CHANGELING is a feverish and bluntly effective parable of wronged innocence and unaccountable power."New York Times 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "[A] riveting true crime story....Angelina Jolie is a force of nature....She plays the role like a gathering storm, moving from terror to a fierce resolve."Rolling Stone 3 stars out of 5 -- "The film's recreation of '20s LA, with its rattling streetcars and jalopies, is detailed and utterly convincing....The story's strong..."Total Film 5 stars out of 5 -- "At the centre is a brilliant performance by Angelina Jolie....Eastwood sets this intimate performance against a big, bold backdrop that might be his most ambitious yet..."Empire 4 stars out of 4 -- Clint Eastwood strikes again with another masterpiece....Jolie does some of her best work as the quiet but strong mother constantly on the brink of collapse without going over the edge..."Premiere8.569437

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"[A] stately-looking film....The real-life story lends itself well to cinematic adaptation....CHANGELING is a provocative period piece, handsomely wrought."USA Today "Eastwood makes CHANGELING a hard story to shake off. To see this film is to understand both how fragile and how essential our hopes for decency and truth are in a world that must be made to care about either one."Los Angeles Times "When it works best, CHANGELING is a feverish and bluntly effective parable of wronged innocence and unaccountable power."New York Times 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "[A] riveting true crime story....Angelina Jolie is a force of nature....She plays the role like a gathering storm, moving from terror to a fierce resolve."Rolling Stone 3 stars out of 5 -- "The film's recreation of '20s LA, with its rattling streetcars and jalopies, is detailed and utterly convincing....The story's strong..."Total Film 5 stars out of 5 -- "At the centre is a brilliant performance by Angelina Jolie....Eastwood sets this intimate performance against a big, bold backdrop that might be his most ambitious yet..."Empire 4 stars out of 4 -- Clint Eastwood strikes again with another masterpiece....Jolie does some of her best work as the quiet but strong mother constantly on the brink of collapse without going over the edge..."Premiere8.569437

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"...The actors are all on a 'wow' level....[With] Bridges marvelously holding his own with Ryan; Moses Gunn and Bradford Dillman..." USA Today "[The actors] all give moving and full-blooded performances. O'Neill's play has stood the test of time well...ringing as true as ever." Sight and Sound7.509169

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"...The payoff is electrifying..." Rolling Stone "...An elegy for those dear, dark, terrible days of the cold war....[Connery] makes it look good..." New York Times "...There's an amiable smartness to the underwater thriller THE HUNT FOR RED OCTOBER....The production is clean and effective....The undersea intensity is captured perfectly..." Los Angeles Times7.456748

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"...The payoff is electrifying..." Rolling Stone "...An elegy for those dear, dark, terrible days of the cold war....[Connery] makes it look good..." New York Times "...There's an amiable smartness to the underwater thriller THE HUNT FOR RED OCTOBER....The production is clean and effective....The undersea intensity is captured perfectly..." Los Angeles Times7.456748

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"...[A] lightning-tongued movie, embellished with joking rap parodies..." New York Times ...[Kennedy] plays his beach community-bred 'playa' with gusto, exuding the perfect specimen of an urban poseur..." Box Office "...The cast's enthusiasm, and the filmmakers' creative restraint keep WANTED alive..." Entertainment Weekly7.444371

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4 stars out of 5 -- "The plots are bolder in this season...The locations are still exotic, the production values high and the whole product stylish."Ultimate DVD7.440084

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"MAGNUM and BAYWATCH fans bow at the altar of this long-running crime series, which set the standard for shoot-outs..." -- Grade: BEntertainment Weekly 4 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t's full of beautiful locations as well as solid stories and characters."Ultimate DVD7.436812

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"...[Robert Montgomery] gives the best performance of his career..." USA Today 5 stars out of 5 -- "Ford's experiences in combat documentary are clear, but what's surprising for modern viewers is its measured, even downbeat tone....This is a nuanced and at times fatalistic study of men at arms..." Uncut 3 stars out of 5 -- "[A] very watchable monochrome WWII piece....[With] a strong supporting cast..." Ultimate DVD6.755553

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"...THE DOORS is a thrilling spectacle - the KING KONG of rock movies..." Rolling Stone "...Clamorous, reverential, much-larger-than-life....Kilmer captures all of Morrisons's reckless, insinuating appeal..." New York Times "...The whole movie is white hot, lapped in honeyed golds, evilly blue and black or drenched in those swoony, fiery reds. THE DOORS blasts your ears and scorches your eyes..." Los Angeles Times "...Val Kilmer is an authentic lead and Meg Ryan supplies credible support as his tortured soulmate..." Total Film5.632052

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"...THE DOORS is a thrilling spectacle - the KING KONG of rock movies..." Rolling Stone "...Clamorous, reverential, much-larger-than-life....Kilmer captures all of Morrisons's reckless, insinuating appeal..." New York Times "...The whole movie is white hot, lapped in honeyed golds, evilly blue and black or drenched in those swoony, fiery reds. THE DOORS blasts your ears and scorches your eyes..." Los Angeles Times "...Val Kilmer is an authentic lead and Meg Ryan supplies credible support as his tortured soulmate..." Total Film5.632052

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"[The film] fills its scenes with bright surprises while making an appealing new case for the old-fashioned notion of soul mates."Wall Street Journal 3 stars out of 4 -- "CRAZY, STUPID, LOVE is a sweet romantic comedy about good-hearted people....Marisa Tomei enters the movie as a tornado of warm comic energy."Chicago Sun-Times "CRAZY, STUPID, LOVE is one from the heart and one for the heart....It may well restore your faith in the very possibility of love, to say nothing of romantic comedies."Los Angeles Times 4.5 stars out of 5 -- "[A] crazy funny delight....The only thing 3D about this sexy, hilarious romp is a script full of three-dimensional human beings."Box Office "Everyone in CRAZY, STUPID, LOVE is served well by Glenn Ficarra and John Requa's crisp, intelligent direction. Their instincts keep the story moving deftly..."Movieline "[R]emarkably sane and reasonably smart....This movie, packed with appealing stars, is a smooth blend of modern comic genres with a surprising undercurrent of dark, difficult emotion."New York Times "[T]he interplay between Carell and Gosling generates most of the comedy....Gosling and Stone, too, have wonderful chemistry..."A.V. Club "[A] terrifically amusing study in contemporary behavior....Carell gives a ruefully funny and lived-in performance..." -- Grade: AEntertainment Weekly 3 stars out of 4 -- "What makes CRAZY STUPID LOVE a cut above is actors who let pain seep into the laughs. Here's a comedy you really can take to heart."Rolling Stone "CRAZY is clever....The script sets up rote situations, then turns them on their head or takes them in unexpected directions."Hollywood Reporter 4 stars out of 5 -- "It's a funny movie that tiptoes into adult pain, and it's full of witty touches..."Total Film5.588741

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"[The film] fills its scenes with bright surprises while making an appealing new case for the old-fashioned notion of soul mates."Wall Street Journal 3 stars out of 4 -- "CRAZY, STUPID, LOVE is a sweet romantic comedy about good-hearted people....Marisa Tomei enters the movie as a tornado of warm comic energy."Chicago Sun-Times "CRAZY, STUPID, LOVE is one from the heart and one for the heart....It may well restore your faith in the very possibility of love, to say nothing of romantic comedies."Los Angeles Times 4.5 stars out of 5 -- "[A] crazy funny delight....The only thing 3D about this sexy, hilarious romp is a script full of three-dimensional human beings."Box Office "Everyone in CRAZY, STUPID, LOVE is served well by Glenn Ficarra and John Requa's crisp, intelligent direction. Their instincts keep the story moving deftly..."Movieline "[R]emarkably sane and reasonably smart....This movie, packed with appealing stars, is a smooth blend of modern comic genres with a surprising undercurrent of dark, difficult emotion."New York Times "[T]he interplay between Carell and Gosling generates most of the comedy....Gosling and Stone, too, have wonderful chemistry..."A.V. Club "[A] terrifically amusing study in contemporary behavior....Carell gives a ruefully funny and lived-in performance..." -- Grade: AEntertainment Weekly 3 stars out of 4 -- "What makes CRAZY STUPID LOVE a cut above is actors who let pain seep into the laughs. Here's a comedy you really can take to heart."Rolling Stone "CRAZY is clever....The script sets up rote situations, then turns them on their head or takes them in unexpected directions."Hollywood Reporter 4 stars out of 5 -- "It's a funny movie that tiptoes into adult pain, and it's full of witty touches..."Total Film5.588741

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"[The film] fills its scenes with bright surprises while making an appealing new case for the old-fashioned notion of soul mates."Wall Street Journal 3 stars out of 4 -- "CRAZY, STUPID, LOVE is a sweet romantic comedy about good-hearted people....Marisa Tomei enters the movie as a tornado of warm comic energy."Chicago Sun-Times "CRAZY, STUPID, LOVE is one from the heart and one for the heart....It may well restore your faith in the very possibility of love, to say nothing of romantic comedies."Los Angeles Times 4.5 stars out of 5 -- "[A] crazy funny delight....The only thing 3D about this sexy, hilarious romp is a script full of three-dimensional human beings."Box Office "Everyone in CRAZY, STUPID, LOVE is served well by Glenn Ficarra and John Requa's crisp, intelligent direction. Their instincts keep the story moving deftly..."Movieline "[R]emarkably sane and reasonably smart....This movie, packed with appealing stars, is a smooth blend of modern comic genres with a surprising undercurrent of dark, difficult emotion."New York Times "[T]he interplay between Carell and Gosling generates most of the comedy....Gosling and Stone, too, have wonderful chemistry..."A.V. Club "[A] terrifically amusing study in contemporary behavior....Carell gives a ruefully funny and lived-in performance..." -- Grade: AEntertainment Weekly 3 stars out of 4 -- "What makes CRAZY STUPID LOVE a cut above is actors who let pain seep into the laughs. Here's a comedy you really can take to heart."Rolling Stone "CRAZY is clever....The script sets up rote situations, then turns them on their head or takes them in unexpected directions."Hollywood Reporter 4 stars out of 5 -- "It's a funny movie that tiptoes into adult pain, and it's full of witty touches..."Total Film5.588741

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3 stars out of 4 -- "CRAZY, STUPID, LOVE is a sweet romantic comedy about good-hearted people....Marisa Tomei enters the movie as a tornado of warm comic energy."Chicago Sun-Times "[The film] fills its scenes with bright surprises while making an appealing new case for the old-fashioned notion of soul mates."Wall Street Journal "CRAZY, STUPID, LOVE is one from the heart and one for the heart....It may well restore your faith in the very possibility of love, to say nothing of romantic comedies."Los Angeles Times 4.5 stars out of 5 -- "[A] crazy funny delight....The only thing 3D about this sexy, hilarious romp is a script full of three-dimensional human beings."Box Office "Everyone in CRAZY, STUPID, LOVE is served well by Glenn Ficarra and John Requa's crisp, intelligent direction. Their instincts keep the story moving deftly..."Movieline "[R]emarkably sane and reasonably smart....This movie, packed with appealing stars, is a smooth blend of modern comic genres with a surprising undercurrent of dark, difficult emotion."New York Times "[T]he interplay between Carell and Gosling generates most of the comedy....Gosling and Stone, too, have wonderful chemistry..."A.V. Club "[A] terrifically amusing study in contemporary behavior....Carell gives a ruefully funny and lived-in performance..." -- Grade: AEntertainment Weekly 3 stars out of 4 -- "What makes CRAZY STUPID LOVE a cut above is actors who let pain seep into the laughs. Here's a comedy you really can take to heart."Rolling Stone "CRAZY is clever....The script sets up rote situations, then turns them on their head or takes them in unexpected directions."Hollywood Reporter 4 stars out of 5 -- "It's a funny movie that tiptoes into adult pain, and it's full of witty touches..."Total Film5.588741

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3 stars out of 4 -- "CRAZY, STUPID, LOVE is a sweet romantic comedy about good-hearted people....Marisa Tomei enters the movie as a tornado of warm comic energy."Chicago Sun-Times "[The film] fills its scenes with bright surprises while making an appealing new case for the old-fashioned notion of soul mates."Wall Street Journal "CRAZY, STUPID, LOVE is one from the heart and one for the heart....It may well restore your faith in the very possibility of love, to say nothing of romantic comedies."Los Angeles Times 4.5 stars out of 5 -- "[A] crazy funny delight....The only thing 3D about this sexy, hilarious romp is a script full of three-dimensional human beings."Box Office "Everyone in CRAZY, STUPID, LOVE is served well by Glenn Ficarra and John Requa's crisp, intelligent direction. Their instincts keep the story moving deftly..."Movieline "[R]emarkably sane and reasonably smart....This movie, packed with appealing stars, is a smooth blend of modern comic genres with a surprising undercurrent of dark, difficult emotion."New York Times "[T]he interplay between Carell and Gosling generates most of the comedy....Gosling and Stone, too, have wonderful chemistry..."A.V. Club "[A] terrifically amusing study in contemporary behavior....Carell gives a ruefully funny and lived-in performance..." -- Grade: AEntertainment Weekly 3 stars out of 4 -- "What makes CRAZY STUPID LOVE a cut above is actors who let pain seep into the laughs. Here's a comedy you really can take to heart."Rolling Stone "CRAZY is clever....The script sets up rote situations, then turns them on their head or takes them in unexpected directions."Hollywood Reporter 4 stars out of 5 -- "It's a funny movie that tiptoes into adult pain, and it's full of witty touches..."Total Film5.588741

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"The style is sumptuous -- film noir rendered in the saturated hues of 'Dick Tracy' -- and the detail's are a historian's delight..."Wall Street Journal 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]here's much to admire, from the classy cast, immaculate production and costume design to a script that stings with salty one-liners."Total Film5.548617

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"The style is sumptuous -- film noir rendered in the saturated hues of 'Dick Tracy' -- and the detail's are a historian's delight..."Wall Street Journal 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]here's much to admire, from the classy cast, immaculate production and costume design to a script that stings with salty one-liners."Total Film5.548617

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"The style is sumptuous -- film noir rendered in the saturated hues of 'Dick Tracy' -- and the detail's are a historian's delight..."Wall Street Journal 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]here's much to admire, from the classy cast, immaculate production and costume design to a script that stings with salty one-liners."Total Film5.548617

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"The style is sumptuous -- film noir rendered in the saturated hues of 'Dick Tracy' -- and the detail's are a historian's delight..."Wall Street Journal 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]here's much to admire, from the classy cast, immaculate production and costume design to a script that stings with salty one-liners."Total Film5.548617

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"...A mystery of potent surprise, ready wit and rough-hewed grace....The performances are uncommonly fine..." Rolling Stone "...Intelligence, political acuteness and narrative lucidity....LONE STAR turns the conventions and vocabulary of the Western to its own ends..." Sight and Sound "...[A] socially conscious sprawler....[A] Texas-size cast of characters..." USA Today "...The glow of a humanist optimism rare in contemporary movies..." -- Rating: B+ Entertainment Weekly "...A richly textured and thoroughly engrossing drama....Canada and James give vibrant performances..." Variety "...Leisurely yet intense, LONE STAR reveals a director whose mastery does nothing but increase..." Los Angeles Times "...LONE STAR contains so many riches, it humbles ordinary movies....LONE STAR is a great American movie....The film is a wonder -- the best work yet by one of our most original and independent filmmakers..." Chicago Sun-Times "Intricately plotted and perfectly paced, it effortlessly slips between eras and surprises right up until the very last minute." Total Film5.322162

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4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he most satisfying performance comes from the accomplished stage actress Amy Ryan who matches Hoffman scene-by-scene."Box Office "Ms. Rubin-Vega, with anger and defeat lurking behind her mask of competence and resilience, is stealthily heartbreaking, as is Mr. Ortiz..."New York Times "There are echoes of everything from THE FISHER KING to PUNCH-DRUNK LOVE in Philip Seymour Hoffman's subdued directorial debut, but screenwriter Bob Glaudini -- who adapted his own play -- finds a few particularly touching grace notes in the familiar dynamic."A.V. Club "Hoffman, a versatile and tactile actor, gives a charming, shuffling performance here, albeit one with a bit of an edge..."Movieline 3 stars out of 4 -- "The actors make it new and poignant....The emotions of these characters come from hearts long worn down by the troubles we see."Chicago Sun-Times "[Hoffman] fuels the film with subtleties, from the slow burn of a love story to a lazy, piano-infused score....It lulls you with its slow-warming heart."USA Today4.994473

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4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he most satisfying performance comes from the accomplished stage actress Amy Ryan who matches Hoffman scene-by-scene."Box Office "Ms. Rubin-Vega, with anger and defeat lurking behind her mask of competence and resilience, is stealthily heartbreaking, as is Mr. Ortiz..."New York Times "There are echoes of everything from THE FISHER KING to PUNCH-DRUNK LOVE in Philip Seymour Hoffman's subdued directorial debut, but screenwriter Bob Glaudini -- who adapted his own play -- finds a few particularly touching grace notes in the familiar dynamic."A.V. Club "Hoffman, a versatile and tactile actor, gives a charming, shuffling performance here, albeit one with a bit of an edge..."Movieline 3 stars out of 4 -- "The actors make it new and poignant....The emotions of these characters come from hearts long worn down by the troubles we see."Chicago Sun-Times "[Hoffman] fuels the film with subtleties, from the slow burn of a love story to a lazy, piano-infused score....It lulls you with its slow-warming heart."USA Today4.994472

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"...The O'Neals' beguiling father-daughter act...plays out against stunning dust-bowl tableaux..." -- Rating: B+Entertainment Weekly4.96088

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"...Loll in the beauty and cruelty of BARRY LYNDON..." Entertainment Weekly4.958011

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3 stars out of 5 -- "Like a Cassavetes movie, BLUE VALENTINE doesn't so much present a plot as riff inventively around an emotional predicament."Box Office "[A] lushly heart-wrenching and beautifully told tale....There are real demons in BLUE VALENTINE..."Entertainment Weekly "[The film] alternates between scenes of the couple's glorious beginnings and bitter end, while employing a visual style that corresponds to the mood..."Film Comment 4 stars out of 4 -- "Gosling and Williams have the most palpable chemistry of any screen couple this year, never striking a false note in this achingly tender tale of a love that implodes before our eyes."USA Today "[T]he performances are fleshed out and telling. Gosling layers his character's charm with an eruptive and credible anger."Hollywood Reporter 3 stars out of 4 -- "The results can be almost unbearably harrowing but also deeply cathartic, as viewers create their own meanings within Dean and Cindy's singular downward spiral."Washington Post 4 stars out of 5 -- "You won't see a more honest movie in 2011 -- and that's a promise."Empire 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "[N]ot to be missed. Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams give two of the most explosive and emotionally naked performances you will see anywhere."Rolling Stone Included in USA Today's "10 Best Films Of 2010" -- "A heartbreaking work of staggering poignancy..."USA Today "The heartbreaking brilliance of this film, which the director wrote with Joey Curtis and Cami Delavigne, lies in its contradictions."Wall Street Journal "BLUE VALENTINE's fearless candor and extreme emotional intensity should be a source of pride for everyone involved in this remarkable, utterly wrenching film." -- Grade: AA.V. Club "Ms. Williams is, as ever, heartbreakingly precise in every scene..."New York Times 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "Derek Cianfrance, the film's writer and director, observes with great exactitude the birth and decay of a relationship. The film is alive in its details."Chicago Sun-Times 4 stars out of 5 -- "You might feel like averting your gaze at times, but don't -- performances this penetrating are a sight to see."Total Film "[T]he film is firstly an actor's piece -- a two-hander between Williams and Gosling, who both deliver truthful, committed performances, explored through improvised dialogue and action."Sight and Sound "[The film gives] Gosling and Williams both the motive and the means to create something extraordinary, a valentine that actually says something true about being in love."Los Angeles Times4.957588

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3 stars out of 5 -- "Like a Cassavetes movie, BLUE VALENTINE doesn't so much present a plot as riff inventively around an emotional predicament."Box Office "[The film] alternates between scenes of the couple's glorious beginnings and bitter end, while employing a visual style that corresponds to the mood..."Film Comment "The heartbreaking brilliance of this film, which the director wrote with Joey Curtis and Cami Delavigne, lies in its contradictions."Wall Street Journal 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "[N]ot to be missed. Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams give two of the most explosive and emotionally naked performances you will see anywhere."Rolling Stone "[The film gives] Gosling and Williams both the motive and the means to create something extraordinary, a valentine that actually says something true about being in love."Los Angeles Times "[T]he performances are fleshed out and telling. Gosling layers his character's charm with an eruptive and credible anger."Hollywood Reporter 3 stars out of 4 -- "The results can be almost unbearably harrowing but also deeply cathartic, as viewers create their own meanings within Dean and Cindy's singular downward spiral."Washington Post "[A] lushly heart-wrenching and beautifully told tale....There are real demons in BLUE VALENTINE..."Entertainment Weekly Included in USA Today's "10 Best Films Of 2010" -- "A heartbreaking work of staggering poignancy..."USA Today 4 stars out of 4 -- "Gosling and Williams have the most palpable chemistry of any screen couple this year, never striking a false note in this achingly tender tale of a love that implodes before our eyes."USA Today "BLUE VALENTINE's fearless candor and extreme emotional intensity should be a source of pride for everyone involved in this remarkable, utterly wrenching film." -- Grade: AA.V. Club "Ms. Williams is, as ever, heartbreakingly precise in every scene..."New York Times 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "Derek Cianfrance, the film's writer and director, observes with great exactitude the birth and decay of a relationship. The film is alive in its details."Chicago Sun-Times 4 stars out of 5 -- "You might feel like averting your gaze at times, but don't -- performances this penetrating are a sight to see."Total Film "[T]he film is firstly an actor's piece -- a two-hander between Williams and Gosling, who both deliver truthful, committed performances, explored through improvised dialogue and action."Sight and Sound 4 stars out of 5 -- "You won't see a more honest movie in 2011 -- and that's a promise."Empire4.945719

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3 stars out of 5 -- "Like a Cassavetes movie, BLUE VALENTINE doesn't so much present a plot as riff inventively around an emotional predicament."Box Office "[The film] alternates between scenes of the couple's glorious beginnings and bitter end, while employing a visual style that corresponds to the mood..."Film Comment "The heartbreaking brilliance of this film, which the director wrote with Joey Curtis and Cami Delavigne, lies in its contradictions."Wall Street Journal 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "[N]ot to be missed. Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams give two of the most explosive and emotionally naked performances you will see anywhere."Rolling Stone "[The film gives] Gosling and Williams both the motive and the means to create something extraordinary, a valentine that actually says something true about being in love."Los Angeles Times "[T]he performances are fleshed out and telling. Gosling layers his character's charm with an eruptive and credible anger."Hollywood Reporter 3 stars out of 4 -- "The results can be almost unbearably harrowing but also deeply cathartic, as viewers create their own meanings within Dean and Cindy's singular downward spiral."Washington Post "[A] lushly heart-wrenching and beautifully told tale....There are real demons in BLUE VALENTINE..."Entertainment Weekly Included in USA Today's "10 Best Films Of 2010" -- "A heartbreaking work of staggering poignancy..."USA Today 4 stars out of 4 -- "Gosling and Williams have the most palpable chemistry of any screen couple this year, never striking a false note in this achingly tender tale of a love that implodes before our eyes."USA Today "BLUE VALENTINE's fearless candor and extreme emotional intensity should be a source of pride for everyone involved in this remarkable, utterly wrenching film." -- Grade: AA.V. Club "Ms. Williams is, as ever, heartbreakingly precise in every scene..."New York Times 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "Derek Cianfrance, the film's writer and director, observes with great exactitude the birth and decay of a relationship. The film is alive in its details."Chicago Sun-Times 4 stars out of 5 -- "You might feel like averting your gaze at times, but don't -- performances this penetrating are a sight to see."Total Film "[T]he film is firstly an actor's piece -- a two-hander between Williams and Gosling, who both deliver truthful, committed performances, explored through improvised dialogue and action."Sight and Sound 4 stars out of 5 -- "You won't see a more honest movie in 2011 -- and that's a promise."Empire4.945719

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"...Ryan is likeable....Levy is endearing....[Lester] recalls the inspired lunacy of SCTV..." Variety3.302835

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"...Ryan is likeable....Levy is endearing....[Lester] recalls the inspired lunacy of SCTV..."Variety3.302835

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"A sprightly crime caper..."Total Film3.142445

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