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"...Wrenching..." - RecommendedPremiere "Nothing that Oliver Stone has done before...is preparation for the singular achievement of his latest film, PLATOON....A major piece of work, as full of pasion as it is of redeeming, scary irony..."New York Times Rating: B+Entertainment Weekly "...Intense....Very effective scenes....An impressive-looking production in all respects..."Variety "...This is movie-making with a zealot's fervor....[Stone] may have achieved a remarkable bridge with PLATOON. He has personalized a war for us..."Los Angeles Times "...With incredible set pieces and gripping firefights the belie the tiny budget, PLATOON's impact has barely diminished over the years..."Total Film 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] phenomenon....Importantly, Stone captured something of what it felt like to fight in the war."Uncut54.52944

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"...Wrenching..." - RecommendedPremiere "Nothing that Oliver Stone has done before...is preparation for the singular achievement of his latest film, PLATOON....A major piece of work, as full of pasion as it is of redeeming, scary irony..."New York Times Rating: B+Entertainment Weekly "...Intense....Very effective scenes....An impressive-looking production in all respects..."Variety "...This is movie-making with a zealot's fervor....[Stone] may have achieved a remarkable bridge with PLATOON. He has personalized a war for us..."Los Angeles Times "...With incredible set pieces and gripping firefights the belie the tiny budget, PLATOON's impact has barely diminished over the years..."Total Film 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] phenomenon....Importantly, Stone captured something of what it felt like to fight in the war."Uncut54.52944

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"...Plenty of speed, grit and grime....But [Stone] has more on his mind than action..." New York Times "...Stone has gotten a great deal of visual and political material up on the screen, and it's all worth grappling with..." Variety54.26264

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"[With] two huge, astonishing battles..."Uncut54.26264

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"WORLD TRADE CENTER is a scrupulous and honorable film..." -- Grade: B Entertainment Weekly 3 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t's in the smaller moments that the film shines. Stone's focus on the men in the rubble is characteristically intense." Rolling Stone 3 stars out of 5 -- "Stone zones in on humanity amid inhumanity....Stone is still capable of the brash and the beautiful..."Total Film 3 stars out of 5 -- "There's some beautiful writing here....Stone has crafted some wonderfully cinematic moments..."Box Office 4 stars out of 5 -- "A measured film....One that never resorts to cliche in its wider political context."Ultimate DVD54.26264

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"...The most stylish and provocative -- and maybe the most vicious -- serious film about the American underworld since [THE GODFATHER]....Vivid and arresting." New York Times "...SCARFACE is a grandiose modern morality play....[The film] possesses an engaging topicality and packs a punch..." Variety "...Pfeiffer, now as then, steals the show..." USA Today "...[It's] fun to simply enjoy this amazing Al Pacino vehicle for the bloody, politically incorrect, relentlessly macho potboiler that it is..." Entertainment Weekly "...Still perhaps De Palma's most genuinely convincing work..." Sight and Sound "...An exciting crime picture....A gallery of wonderful supporting performances....SCARFACE is a wonderful portrait of a real louse..." Chicago Sun-Times "...Pacino plays the odious Tony Montana with a dead-on mix of predatory steel and flawed flashiness..." Total Film "...This Brian DePalma butcher block has found a thriving life of its own..." Movieline's Hollywood Life "[A] brilliant, bloody Prohibition-era gangster movie..."Premiere 5 stars out of 5 -- "It's undoubtedly the larger than life quality of the film which pleases many, but young turk Oliver Stone also delivers a potent screenplay..."Ultimate DVD0.3117924

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"...Highly interesting....Constantly absorbing..." Variety "...A suspense-thriller of real cinematic style....[Lemmon and Spacek] are superb..." New York Times "[T[his surprise hit based on the case of Ed and Charlie Horman rings true..."USA Today "Greek director Costa-Gavras is like Oliver Stone with subtlety....Heartbreaking..." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly0.30489

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"...[THREE KINGS is] impudently comic, stylistically aggressive....Clooney, Cube and, particularly, Wahlberg deliver rugged and well-considered turns..." Variety Ranked #6 in Rolling Stone's "Ten Best Movies of 1999" -- "...An acutely funny and astutely provocative [satire]..."Rolling Stone "...An acutely funny and provocative surprise....[Clooney] gives his finest performance to date..." Rolling Stone "...Zeal and inventiveness....It's impossible not to be impressed..." -- 4 out of 5 stars Premiere "...Fresh, funny dialogue....With a grab-bag of visual tricks..." Box Office "...KINGS is more interested in guts than glory, in all its meanings....Russell nails the absurdity angle..." USA Today "...Especially effective is Clooney who perfectly conveys the combination of capability, authority and a touch of larceny the film insists on..." Los Angeles Times "...It has the freedom and recklessness of Oliver Stone or Robert Altman in their mad-dog days....THREE KINGS is awake and hyper..." Chicago Sun-Times0.182934

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"[I]t makes an unmistakably mournful comment on the war....Jackson contributes a brilliant performance....Biel is equally strong..."Movieline's Hollywood Life0.1288584

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"...Tons of action....The most spectacular film Woo has ever directed..." Hollywood Reporter "...[John Woo] directs action the way others stage Wagnerian operas..." -- 3 out of 4 stars USA Today "...Woo generates explosive excitement....Cruise sizzles in a killer blast of thrills, suspense and delicious sin..." Rolling Stone "...Cruise's rock climbing antics set your blood pumping early..." Total Film "...[Woo] is a master of movement and chaos....Woo's marvelous visual sense is always an asset..." Los Angeles Times "M:I2 is a heady triumph of adrenaline over common sense." Uncut0.1288584

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"...Tons of action....The most spectacular film Woo has ever directed..." Hollywood Reporter "...[John Woo] directs action the way others stage Wagnerian operas..." -- 3 out of 4 stars USA Today "...Woo generates explosive excitement....Cruise sizzles in a killer blast of thrills, suspense and delicious sin..." Rolling Stone "...Cruise's rock climbing antics set your blood pumping early..." Total Film "...[Woo] is a master of movement and chaos....Woo's marvelous visual sense is always an asset..." Los Angeles Times "M:I2 is a heady triumph of adrenaline over common sense." Uncut0.1288584

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"...Malkovich is more interested in hitting the notes of elegiac lyricism than delivering socko action; this is a thriller that means to get under your skin..." Premiere "...A worthy effort because Mr. Malkovich proves his devotion to actors....A gripping story....His trademark confidence is displayed by his insistence on a slowed rhythm to demand audience attention..." New York Times "...It has an elusive, haunting quality..." USA Today "...THE DANCER UPSTAIRS is elegantly, even languorously, photographed by Jose Luis Alcaine....[The film] moves with a compelling intensity toward its conclusion..." Chicago Sun-Times "...John Malkovich makes an elegantly stylized debut....Delicate and devastating..." Rolling Stone "...[A] pleasurably nerve-jangling thriller....[Malkovich is] as much a natural behind the camera as in front of it..."Los Angeles Times "...A discriminating directorial debut....It's the intricate plot -- which quietly examines a torn man's rectitude -- and Bardem's vibrant performance that leave an indelible mark..." Entertainment Weekly "...[The film] has an elusive haunting quality few movies these days have..." USA Today "John Malkovich makes a thoughtful directorial debut with this intelligent political thriller..." Total Film11.82448

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"...[McConaughey] is dynamite in a performance of smarts, sexiness, scrappy humor and unmistakable star sizzle..." Rolling Stone "...Plenty of enjoyable turns....Casting McConaughey in the lead certainly pays off..." Sight and Sound "...Handsome..."USA Today "...The most satisfying of the John Grisham screen adaptations to date....Well served by a stellar cast....In the film's most riveting performance, Jackson capitalizes on his role's potent dramatic opportunities..." Variety "...McConaughey does an impeccable movie-star turn..." Los Angeles Times8.882494

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"...A deliriously mean-spirited free-for-all....[Turner and Douglas are at their] comic best when being as awful as both are required to be here..." New York Times "...Biting and vicious....It's also thoughtful, laceratingly funny and bravely true to its own black-and-blue comic vision..." Los Angeles Times0.1926651

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"...A deliriously mean-spirited free-for-all....[Turner and Douglas are at their] comic best when being as awful as both are required to be here..."New York Times "...Biting and vicious....It's also thoughtful, laceratingly funny and bravely true to its own black-and-blue comic vision..."Los Angeles Times0.1651416

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Rolling Stone (p.82) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "A lower-dosage Animal Collective, the Foxes stuff their free-form songs with rich, swirling melodies; bellowing clouds of organs...and bells and assorted stringed instruments..."Rolling Stone (p.90) - Ranked #11 in Rolling Stone's 50 Best Albums Of 2008 -- "[T]he prettiest album of the year, and the warmest."Spin (p.108) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "FLEET FOXES is warm and cathartic, with all the hopefulness of a balmy summer night."Spin (p.52) - Ranked #5 in Spin's "40 Best Albums Of 2008" -- "Fleet Foxes distinguish themselves from the vintage-vinyl crowd by infusing their rootsy retro-pop moves with a sense of mystery..."Entertainment Weekly (p.71) - "'Ragged Wood' moseys in on breezy harmonies, transforming the folk rock to beach pop in the pick of a high, tensile guitar string." -- Grade: AMagnet (p.102) - "'Ragged Wood' begins with a shuffling twang, but before settling too deeply into the standard top-down AMericana, the song downshifts into a loose, lovesick midsection whose eventual peak feels as natural as it does surprising."Q (Magazine) (p.101) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he quintet win solely on the strength of their complex but unaffectedly lovely songs....A pure pleasure."Mojo (Publisher) (p.73) - Ranked #1 in Mojo's "The 50 Best Albums Of 2008" -- "A musical tonic of our times; a reminder of what humanity is capable of."Blender (Magazine) (p.72) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "Fleet Foxes go for a somber, bombed-out hippy vibe, with acoustic guitars and five-part harmonies filling 'White Winter Hymns' and 'Blue Ridge Mountains.'"Paste (magazine) (p.65) - "[W]hat we take away from the album is less a collection of specific moments and more of a feeling. It's like watching the sun rise over distant mountaintops, over and over, familiar and captivating all at once."Clash (magazine) (p.126) - "From the a capella opening to 'White Winter Hymnal' and the mature folk sensibility of 'Tiger Mountain Peasant Song,' this album heralds the arrival of an interesting, seductive and confidently singular sound."Clash (magazine) (p.64) - Ranked #25 in Clash's "The 40 Best Albums of 2008" -- "Blending the sweetness and innocence of '60s AM radio gems and Californian harmonies with shimmering, wide-open guitars, Fleet Foxes are a truly special band..."0.1251703

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Rolling Stone (4/4/91) - Regarding the track `Ashokan Farewell' "...a quintessentially American lament...has all the bittersweet tragedy and uplift contained in the Civil War...it speaks directly to the heart."Entertainment Weekly (1/21/91) - A "`Ashokan Farewell' is tender, haunting, and filled with delicate melodic twists...a tune of such runaway gorgeousness."Time Magazine (2/4/91) - "The haunting tune `Ashokan Farewell'...was inspired by 19th century Scottish laments...there is a fair chance that this composition may become somethig of a classic."0.1173497

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"...Mr. Crowe gives a performance with ball-of-fire intensity..."New York Times Ranked #5 in Entertainment Weekly's "Lisa Schwarzbaum's BEST MOVIES OF 2000"Entertainment Weekly Ranked #24 in Rolling Stone's "Top 25 DVDs Of 2005' -- "It works, and Russell Crowe in the title role has never been better."Rolling Stone "...A classically designed pop spectacle....Triumphantly combined visual dazzle and old-fashioned storytelling..."Rolling Stone "...Literate writing, commanding direction, awe-inspiring production design, eye-popping photography, breathtaking music and superlative acting all contribute to the staggeringly convincing recreation of the era..." -- 4 out of 5 starsBox Office "...Crowe has a patent on heroic plausibility....GLADIATOR is supremely atmospheric..."Los Angeles Times "...[The film's] best moments achieve a real grandeur....[Crowe] supplies all the conviction GLADIATOR needs."Premiere "...A gloriously entertaining thrill-packer of truly epic proportions..." -- 5 out of 5 starsTotal Film "...Grand and rousing....One's expectations are met by doozies..." -- Rating: A-Entertainment Weekly0.1148618

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"...Matthew McConaughey delivers a tense, terrific performance..." Rolling Stone "...Excitingly taut and kinetic....Leaps from one suspense gambit to the next..." -- Rating: A- Entertainment Weekly "...[A] well-executed tale...mixing some cinema-rumbling big bangs with plenty of screen-cinging pyrotechnics..." Total Film "...[A] smooth white-knuckler....It's a simple pleasure to watch..."Movieline's Hollywood Life "...A rousing, old-fashioned submarine adventure....Just the right blend of adventure, action and gritty realism to keep audiences riveted throughout....A smart, slick crowd-pleaser..." Box Office "...[The film] gets high marks for tension and excitement. The action sequences are bracing and involving..."Los Angeles Times "In the cramped quarters of the submarine you can realistically identify with the high temperatures and sweat on the faces of the stressed crew." Widescreen Review0.1011624

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