densely,Trekking the World: Ancient Routes, Nature: Birds of the Gods [Blu-ray], Nature: Birds of the Gods [DVD], The Last Legion [DVD], The Last Legion [Blu-ray] [Canadian]

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"THE LAST LEGION replaces sheer spectacle with a densely written stream of political intrigue, attacks, chases and escapes..."Sight and Sound0.3645775

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"THE LAST LEGION replaces sheer spectacle with a densely written stream of political intrigue, attacks, chases and escapes..."Sight and Sound0.3645775

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"Equal parts head and heart, densely textured with history, politics and love of cinema....An endearing piece of popular entertainment..."Sight and Sound0.3645775

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Uncut (p.99) - 3 stars out of 5 - "Quietly introspective and densely lyrical, Williams is an impressionistic yet soulful singer..."0.3645775

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The Wire (p.47) - "The singular Hopper stamp is firmly imprinted through densely layered fuzz-bass, insistent loops, crafty editing and manipulation of tape speed."0.3645775

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JazzTimes (10/03, pp.96-7) - "...Each track on this album is an amalgamation of sounds, both musical and otherwise, in kaleidoscopic, densely layered, intricately textured and often-freeform compositions..."0.3190053

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Rolling Stone (p.59) - "[I]t now sounds just like yesterday: rusted drones and tidal distortion heavy with loss and ghosts."The Wire (p.63) - "[O]ceanic, resonant, and throwing off a brightly-lit corona of densely-dancing fragments..."0.2734331

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"...A prime example of a brilliant director's stealthy use of a denigrated genre to slip in subtle social comment and genuine pathos..." Entertainment Weekly "[P]assionately directed..."USA Today "[A] Lana Turner soap opera turned into an exercise in metaphysical formalism by Sirk's finely textured and densely layered images."New York Times0.227861

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"It is Ms. Varda's eye that gives the film unity. Each of the carefully massed, densely textured, black-and-white images seems to constitute an individual moment of grace..."New York Times "Even when the actors take centre screen, Varda's camera delights in unmooring itself from their tether and drifting omnisciently..."Sight and Sound0.227861

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Uncut (11/02, p.130) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...Dalek mix battle rhymes and muzzy beats with the sort of noise systems uusually found in the more extreme circles of electronica, rock and jazz."Magnet (10/02, p.84) - "...Fully formed; it's as warmly engaging an densely constructed as hip hop's Bomb Squad heyday....A gem..."0.227861

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Uncut (p.96) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "Neko Case's presence toughens the lustrous, Lennon-esque 'Taught To Look Away', and 'The Crush' lives up to its title with muscular riffage."Magnet (p.102) - "[T]he title track opens the album with densely massed guitars and a big, catchy riff..."0.227861

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"LAYER CAKE is the newest in British gangland entertainment and the tastiest in years."New York Times "[A] stunningly suave performance by Craig, a top-drawer supporting cast and a dynamic directing debut by producer Matthew Vaughn."Los Angeles Times "[F]ast, convulsive, and densely exciting....[With a] bravura display of underworld grace under pressure..." Entertainment Weekly "[T]here's a lot here to feed crime-fiction enthusiasts. Craig has an interesting face you can read a lot into..."USA Today 4 stars out of 5 -- "Vaughn's direction is ultra-stylized, smart and hip and it looks fantastic in HD..."Ultimate DVD0.1822888

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"[A] stunningly suave performance by Craig, a top-drawer supporting cast and a dynamic directing debut by producer Matthew Vaughn."Los Angeles Times "[F]ast, convulsive, and densely exciting....[With a] bravura display of underworld grace under pressure..."Entertainment Weekly "[T]here's a lot here to feed crime-fiction enthusiasts. Craig has an interesting face you can read a lot into..."USA Today "LAYER CAKE is the newest in British gangland entertainment and the tastiest in years."New York Times 4 stars out of 5 -- "Vaughn's direction is ultra-stylized, smart and hip and it looks fantastic in HD..."Ultimate DVD0.1822888

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"...True resonance: It's clever way down deep..." - RecommendedPremiere "...A film of hypnotic and haunting resonance..." Rolling Stone "...One of the most densely plotted mysteries in memory..." USA Today "...Showily complex....When you catch on, you may feel elated..." -- Rating: B Entertainment Weekly "...An ironic, bang-up thriller about the wages of crime. A terrific cast of exciting actors socks over this absorbingly complicated yarn that's been spun in seductively slick fashion..." Variety0.1822888

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"...True resonance: It's clever way down deep..." - RecommendedPremiere "...One of the most densely plotted mysteries in memory..." USA Today "...A film of hypnotic and haunting resonance..."Rolling Stone "...Showily complex....When you catch on, you may feel elated..." -- Rating: BEntertainment Weekly "...An ironic, bang-up thriller about the wages of crime. A terrific cast of exciting actors socks over this absorbingly complicated yarn that's been spun in seductively slick fashion..."Variety0.1822888

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Q (6/00, p.102) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...The gems here are 4 songs written by the late Townes Van Zandt....the 5 cuts recorded with an old Delta blues trio...feature to particularly great effect..."No Depression (5-6/00, pp.114-5) - "...[His] most ambitious work in years....finding a densely textured blues-based sound similar in feel to Dylan's TIME OUT OF MIND....his husky, throaty whisper both bites and caresses with verve and clarity..."0.1822888

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Rolling Stone (No. 988, p.129) - 3 out of 5 stars - "...[B]ongwater sludge dominated by slow-motion fuzz guitars and...woozy vocals..."Spin (p.137) - "[T]heir swirl of guitars and organ is even more densely alluring, but the arrangements let in some welcome light." - Grade: B+Mojo (Publisher) (p.92) - 4 stars out of 5 - "Riding a '60s girl group jag, he evokes the kitchen sink production and sonic melodrama cultivated by studio maestros like Phil Spector or Shadow Morton..."0.1822888

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Entertainment Weekly (3/19/04, p.65) - "[A] volatile mix with a touch of fidgety elegance." - Grade: B-Uncut (4/04, p.104) - 4 stars out of 5 - "These are seductive confections, all blurred strings, magical chimes and tear-stained metaphysics."CMJ (4/04, p.35) - "Densely layered and orchestrated, with swelling strings and keyboards often burying the twin guitars and drums of Kazu Makino and brothers Amedeo and Simone Pace, MISERY has a cinematic quality, as if its songs were art-house shorts."Mojo (Publisher) (p.106) - 4 stars out of 5 - "[A]s the album title suggests, they've carved a bleak and beautiful album; their best, in fact."0.1822888

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Spin (p.96) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[R]efreshing, breezy rhythms propel densely intermeshed guitars and Jeremy Bolen's incantatory vocals."Alternative Press (p.188) - "[The album] finds the band maturing, but with their sense of whimsy still intact. Throughout the record, singer Jeremy Bolen croons with the flamboyant bravado of the Killers' Brandon Flowers."CMJ (p.5) - "[With] avant-pop hooks and cozy melodies..."Mojo (Publisher) (p.114) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Chip Up Chin Up's second full-length set springs with a vigour and bounce that belies its two year gestation."0.1822888

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"With its raw, grainy texture and forceful sense of urgency, Shane Meadows's unsparing revenge thriller DEAD MAN's SHOES is reminiscent of a kind of film prominent in the 1970's, most notably Sam Peckinpah's STRAW DOGS." New York Times 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[G]ripping drama...thanks to a ferociously effective performance from Considine that turns the smallest of gestures and the gentlest of line readings into a controlled burn that takes no prisoners..." Box Office0.1704

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"...It is not only a spectacle the likes of which we may never see again, but also brings an elegance to the form not much seen before its release, either..." Chicago Sun-Times "[A] feast of visual detail....The film overflows with deep-focus vistas, towering sets, densely crowded battle sequences and the imposing presence of two remarkable physical specimens, Charlton Heston and Sophia Loren."New York Times "[I]t's clear that the director relished working in 70mm and having such rich resources at his disposal. As a spectacle, it's muscular and more dynamic than most."Sight and Sound 5 stars out of 5 -- "There are obvious resonances with today's religious tensions, but this is a story of much more, and it is handled superbly."Ultimate DVD0.1595027

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Entertainment Weekly (5/4/01, p.70) - "...An anesthetic high without the drugs..." - Rating: B+Alternative Press (6/01, p.68) - 4 out of 5 - "...Their most experiemtnal album to date..."Magnet (4-5/01, p.69) - "...Adding a bit of restraint and space to its familiar blend of Iommi-grade riffing, volume-induced overtones and Isobel Sollenberger's inimitably blasted moan..."Mojo (Publisher) (5/01, p.100) - "...Mixing densely mashed droning, heavy psychadelia and freedom groove, Bardo Pond join the dots between Iron Butterfly, The Doors and Sonic Youth..."NME (Magazine) (3/31/01, p.32) - 8 out of 10 - "...A continuation of a legacy: taking drugs to make music to take drugs to and, more importantly, retaining that thrill once you've stepped away from the narcotic haze..."0.1595027

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Spin (pp.138-139) - "Powered by a mind-boggling assortment of guitars, strings, wind and brass instruments, drums, synths and exotic sound effects, BSS build off their rock-operatic 2003 album...for a multifaceted, densely layered sound..." - Grade: B+Q (p.116) - Ranked #96 in Q Magazine's "100 Greatest Albums of 2006."Uncut (p.100) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "In their inventive, slightly warped excessiveness, Broken Social Scene call to mind bands like My Bloody Valentine and The Flaming Lips, but they never really sound specifically like anyone else."Mojo (Publisher) (p.119) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Their remarkably cohesive sound spans post-rock, orch-pop and hip hop-schooled production....In all, an effervescent rush of melody, invention and magic."0.1595027

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"...GANGS OF NEW YORK is something better than perfect: It's thrillingly alive....A triumph of pure craft and passionate heart..." Rolling Stone "...GANGS OF NEW YORK is an important film as well as an entertaining one. With this project, Mr. Scorsese has made his passionate ethnographic sensibility the vehicle of an especially grand ambition..." New York Times "...It has as much greatness in it as any movie this year..." USA Today "...The complicated and brilliant Day-Lewis makes all of old New York come alive; he's the furnace that stokes the story, and he gives off real, exciting heat..." Entertainment Weekly "...GANGS OF NEW YORK bears all the earmarks of a magnum opus for Martin Scorsese....A richly impressive and densely realized work..." Variety "...Unsparing, hallucinatory, spectacular, it's personal moviemaking on an epic scale, a vision that will take your breath away and hold it for the movie's entire running time..." Premiere "...GANGS OF NEW YORK may be the last of its kind -- a costume picture made entirely in a studio by a superbly creative director in collaboration with mater craftspeople..."Film Comment "...Day-Lewis does a superb job of making the villain charismatic and complex..." Movieline's Hollywood Life "Big, brilliant, brutal and beautiful." Uncut0.1367166

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"...Unsparing, hallucinatory, spectacular, it's personal moviemaking on an epic scale, a vision that will take your breath away and hold it for the movie's entire running time..."Premiere "...GANGS OF NEW YORK may be the last of its kind -- a costume picture made entirely in a studio by a superbly creative director in collaboration with mater craftspeople..."Film Comment "...Day-Lewis does a superb job of making the villain charismatic and complex..."Movieline's Hollywood Life "...GANGS OF NEW YORK is an important film as well as an entertaining one. With this project, Mr. Scorsese has made his passionate ethnographic sensibility the vehicle of an especially grand ambition..."New York Times "...It has as much greatness in it as any movie this year..."USA Today "Big, brilliant, brutal and beautiful."Uncut "...GANGS OF NEW YORK is something better than perfect: It's thrillingly alive....A triumph of pure craft and passionate heart..."Rolling Stone "...The complicated and brilliant Day-Lewis makes all of old New York come alive; he's the furnace that stokes the story, and he gives off real, exciting heat..."Entertainment Weekly "...GANGS OF NEW YORK bears all the earmarks of a magnum opus for Martin Scorsese....A richly impressive and densely realized work..."Variety0.1367166

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"...Unsparing, hallucinatory, spectacular, it's personal moviemaking on an epic scale, a vision that will take your breath away and hold it for the movie's entire running time..."Premiere "...GANGS OF NEW YORK may be the last of its kind -- a costume picture made entirely in a studio by a superbly creative director in collaboration with mater craftspeople..."Film Comment "...Day-Lewis does a superb job of making the villain charismatic and complex..."Movieline's Hollywood Life "...GANGS OF NEW YORK is an important film as well as an entertaining one. With this project, Mr. Scorsese has made his passionate ethnographic sensibility the vehicle of an especially grand ambition..."New York Times "...It has as much greatness in it as any movie this year..."USA Today "Big, brilliant, brutal and beautiful."Uncut "...GANGS OF NEW YORK is something better than perfect: It's thrillingly alive....A triumph of pure craft and passionate heart..."Rolling Stone "...The complicated and brilliant Day-Lewis makes all of old New York come alive; he's the furnace that stokes the story, and he gives off real, exciting heat..."Entertainment Weekly "...GANGS OF NEW YORK bears all the earmarks of a magnum opus for Martin Scorsese....A richly impressive and densely realized work..."Variety0.1367166

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Spin (p.91) - "[T]hey use industrial squall to reflect and recycle the noise of everyday life....[T]heir second album betrays a loving faith in the Rorschach realism of decaying skronk." - Grade: B+Uncut (p.92) - 4 stars out of 5 - "Beats roll deep and low like New Kingdom, guitars blaze like My Bloody Valentine, and turntablist Still spins pertinent spoken-word bites into the morass."Alternative Press (p.162) - "Dalek view hip-hop as edutainment, a vital weapon to uplift the downtrodden - and then blow their minds." - 5 out of 5The Wire (p.57) - "[Their] backing rhythms demand attention....Revealing themes such as distrust of organized religion and anger at urban oppression."Mojo (Publisher) (p.102) - 4 stars out of 5 - "[C]hronicling America's end-of-days intemperance in a densely-layered text of corpse-rotten beats, raspy soothsaying and nuclear-winter feedback."Paste (magazine) - "The social awareness and righteous anger here recall Public Enemy, Boogie Down Productions and Company Flow."0.1367166

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Rolling Stone (p.78) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "NEW MAGNETIC WONDER is full of bright melodies that veer between the Beach Boys and the Kinks..."Rolling Stone (p.113) - Included in Rolling Stone's "50 Top Albums of the Year 2007" -- "Hypercatchy songs about encountering the eternal and getting your head together..."Spin (p.82) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Simple, catchy, unabashedly cheery -- even while exploring a new musical scale..."Entertainment Weekly (p.76) - "[E]ach of its 24 tracks snaps and crackles with Schneider's sugary, peerless pop." -- Grade: A-Q (p.116) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[A]nyone who likes their psychedelia flavoured with a hint of bubblegum and a hunk of Jeff Lynne should head straight for 'Energy''s layered harmonies or the widescreen rumble of 'Beautiful Machine.'"CMJ (p.42) - "[T]he band's most expansive production yet makes like caramel on the Apples....A strong return."No Depression (p.113) - "Sweeping melodic hooks cut through densely packed musical arrangements -- Schneider used 96 track of instrumentation on some tunes..."0.1367166

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"...In KILL BILL, Tarantino brings delicious sin back to movies -- the thrill you get from something down, dirty and dangerous..."Rolling Stone "...Quite brilliant....It's all here: the sudden shifts of tone, the flip-flopping time structure, the supercool slo-mo, the exquisite humour, the pitch-perfect performances and, of course, the trademark dialogue..."Total Film "...A strange, fun and densely textured work that gets better as it goes along..."Variety "...There are some strong and diverse flavors, as well as vivid colors in the mix, all of them deftly reflected in the hip-hop artist RZA's clever, eclectic score..."New York Times "...Tarantino can glean excitement out of someone walking across a room....And he's funny..."USA Today "A new wrinkle on pastiche -- the first bona fide mainstream mix movie, and long live the director as DJ."Film Comment "...It's a tale of vengeance that hinges on Tarantino's love of ferocity as spectacle..."Entertainment Weekly "...The ultimate film-geek freakout, a compendium of 1960s and 1970s cine-references..."Los Angeles Times "...This is a down-and-dirty kung fu picture..."Sight and Sound 4 stars out of 5 -- "KILL BILL offers many glimpses of Tarantino's maverick genius..."Empire0.1139305

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"...In KILL BILL, Tarantino brings delicious sin back to movies -- the thrill you get from something down, dirty and dangerous..."Rolling Stone "...Quite brilliant....It's all here: the sudden shifts of tone, the flip-flopping time structure, the supercool slo-mo, the exquisite humour, the pitch-perfect performances and, of course, the trademark dialogue..."Total Film "...A strange, fun and densely textured work that gets better as it goes along..."Variety "...There are some strong and diverse flavors, as well as vivid colors in the mix, all of them deftly reflected in the hip-hop artist RZA's clever, eclectic score..."New York Times "...Tarantino can glean excitement out of someone walking across a room....And he's funny..."USA Today "A new wrinkle on pastiche -- the first bona fide mainstream mix movie, and long live the director as DJ."Film Comment "...It's a tale of vengeance that hinges on Tarantino's love of ferocity as spectacle..."Entertainment Weekly "...The ultimate film-geek freakout, a compendium of 1960s and 1970s cine-references..."Los Angeles Times "...This is a down-and-dirty kung fu picture..."Sight and Sound 4 stars out of 5 -- "KILL BILL offers many glimpses of Tarantino's maverick genius..."Empire0.1139305

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Rolling Stone (p.74) - 3 1/2 stars out of 5 - "Madlib's tracks are fuzzy and crackling with dust....As an MC, Doom is a perfect complement. His flow is a particularly elegant slur, with syllables speading over a beat, not crisply adhering to it."Rolling Stone (p.146) - Included in Rolling Stone's Top 50 Records Of 2004 - "[T]wo of the funniest mouths in underground hip-hop..."Spin (p.66) - Ranked #17 in Spin's "40 Best Albums of the Year" - "Madlib's production - thick, woozy slabs of beatnik bass - keeps things hotter than an underground volcano lair."Entertainment Weekly (3/19/04, p.66) - "Madlib and Doom always tuck surprises into the corners." - Grade: BQ (p.118) - 4 stars out of 5 - "Madlib is the most innovative beatsman since Prince Paul and has created an oddball, cartoon-heavy backdrop for Doom's mellifluous wordplay."CMJ (3/22/04, p.5) - "The entire thing has a muffled vibe somewhere between drunken basement four-tracker experiments, meticulous science experiment and apocalypse...no matter what, these mad scientists are up to no good, and that's damn good."Mojo (Publisher) (p.114) - 4 stars out of 5 - "The wily creativity on display here is astonishing....A symphony of such densely constructed chaos, MADVILLAINY's very opacity is part of its brilliance."0.1139305

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Rolling Stone (3/1/01, p.54) - 3.5 stars out of 5 - "...A striking power-pop album, 40 staggeringly catchy minutes of 4-part harmonies and Wall Of Sound production, exploding with energy and joy..."Spin (4/01, pp.156-58) - 8 out of 10 - "...Brains-across-the-dashboard power pop....A group experiment gone right - rock where the beat and the ideas come faster than you'd expect..."Entertainment Weekly (2/23/01, p.162) - "...An insanely contagious concoction of new wave, Cheap Trick, and garage-glam pandemonium...a perfect pop album..." - Rating: AQ (4/02, p.119) - 3 out of 5 stars - "...Charmingly poppy...and contagious..."Uncut (2/01, p.90) - 4 stars out of 5 - "....A ferocious blend of riotous fun and epiphany perched on the edge of despair..."Alternative Press (3/01, p.82) - 4 out of 5 - "...A masterful reproduction of underground power pop ca. 1979, complete with cheesy synths and slashing guitar leads..."Magnet (12-1/02, p.57) - Included in Magnet's "20 Best Albums of 2001".Magnet (4-5/01, pp.82,84) - "...A new wave-meets-Built To Spill opus....with epic, tempo-trading b-sections....there's no kitsch here and enough depth to convert even the most jaded anti-popster."CMJ (1/22/01, p.4) - "...Brims with the band's capriciously eccentric new wave punk sound..."No Depression (1-2/01, p.92) - "...Densely-made pop....[a] mix of brassy pop and Eurotrash glam....another promising entry on [Neko] Case's burgeoning musicla resume..."NME (Magazine) (4/27/02, p.30) - 6 out of 10 - "...synths trade coy smooches, guitars wobble like sun-stroked XTC fans and harmonies soar like...balloons..."0.1139305

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"The movie is fun, with plenty of intrigue and suspense that will have audiences clutching at their arm rests....Gilroy is truly one of Hollywood's best filmmakers when it comes to story. He can create strong characters and breathtaking situations that throw off extreme tension."Hollywood Reporter "An ultra-sophisticated love story between two corporate spies with pronounced mutual trust issues, DUPLICITY is a brainy, non-violent MR. AND MRS. SMITH....Smart, droll and dazzling to look at and listen to..."Variety "[A] brainy lark....It's risky, high-stakes madness involving the top floor-dwelling heads of rival companies....With smart writing delivered by an in-synch quartet..."USA Today "[A] sleek, dizzying entertainment....A throwback to the days of old-school caper movies like TO CATCH A THIEF, DUPLICITY is just the kind of sophisticated amusement you would expect from filmmaker Tony Gilroy."Los Angeles Times "Its densely coiled plot and splintered chronology reveal a cascade of familiar genres and styles....DUPLICITY is superior entertainment, the most elegantly pleasurable movie of its kind to come around in a very long timeNew York Times "Gilroy's articulate script is a stylish structure engineered to support sly double crosses, fake-outs, and gotchas....[With] Julia Roberts, in full Hollywood movie-star mode....It is an undeniable thrill to see her again -- amazingly, naturally, inimitably starry as ever..." -- Grade:BEntertainment Weekly "[I]t's Roberts and Owen who hold focus....You're in for bright mischief with a dark streak that runs down to its core. Gilroy and his stars make it elegant fun to be fooled..."Rolling Stone "DUPLICITY is a pleasant big-studio diversion, a screwball romance with beautiful movie stars set in gorgeous hotel rooms, deluxe office spaces and corporate jets. It's smart..."Washington Post 3 stars out of 4 -- "DUPLICITY is entertaining....The fun is in watching Roberts and Owen fencing with dialogue, keeping straight faces, trying to read each other's minds."Chicago Sun-Times "This is only Gilroy's second film in the director's chair, which makes the smart dialog and superstar cast even more impressive."Premiere "An ultra-sophisticated love story between two corporate spies with pronounced mutual distrust issues, DUPLICITY is a brainy, non-violent MR. AND MRS. SMITH....Smart, droll and dazzling to look at and listen to..."Variety "[E]legant, witty, suspenseful, glamorous, and briskly entertaining..."A.V. Club0.09114438

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"The movie is fun, with plenty of intrigue and suspense that will have audiences clutching at their arm rests....Gilroy is truly one of Hollywood's best filmmakers when it comes to story. He can create strong characters and breathtaking situations that throw off extreme tension."Hollywood Reporter "An ultra-sophisticated love story between two corporate spies with pronounced mutual trust issues, DUPLICITY is a brainy, non-violent MR. AND MRS. SMITH....Smart, droll and dazzling to look at and listen to..."Variety "[A] brainy lark....It's risky, high-stakes madness involving the top floor-dwelling heads of rival companies....With smart writing delivered by an in-synch quartet..."USA Today "[A] sleek, dizzying entertainment....A throwback to the days of old-school caper movies like TO CATCH A THIEF, DUPLICITY is just the kind of sophisticated amusement you would expect from filmmaker Tony Gilroy."Los Angeles Times "Its densely coiled plot and splintered chronology reveal a cascade of familiar genres and styles....DUPLICITY is superior entertainment, the most elegantly pleasurable movie of its kind to come around in a very long timeNew York Times "Gilroy's articulate script is a stylish structure engineered to support sly double crosses, fake-outs, and gotchas....[With] Julia Roberts, in full Hollywood movie-star mode....It is an undeniable thrill to see her again -- amazingly, naturally, inimitably starry as ever..." -- Grade:BEntertainment Weekly "[I]t's Roberts and Owen who hold focus....You're in for bright mischief with a dark streak that runs down to its core. Gilroy and his stars make it elegant fun to be fooled..."Rolling Stone "DUPLICITY is a pleasant big-studio diversion, a screwball romance with beautiful movie stars set in gorgeous hotel rooms, deluxe office spaces and corporate jets. It's smart..."Washington Post 3 stars out of 4 -- "DUPLICITY is entertaining....The fun is in watching Roberts and Owen fencing with dialogue, keeping straight faces, trying to read each other's minds."Chicago Sun-Times "This is only Gilroy's second film in the director's chair, which makes the smart dialog and superstar cast even more impressive."Premiere "An ultra-sophisticated love story between two corporate spies with pronounced mutual distrust issues, DUPLICITY is a brainy, non-violent MR. AND MRS. SMITH....Smart, droll and dazzling to look at and listen to..."Variety "[E]legant, witty, suspenseful, glamorous, and briskly entertaining..."A.V. Club0.09114438

$11.96
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Jacques Audiards masterful A PROPHET stretches the concept of entertainment by taking us into the brutish world of a French prison...Wall Street Journal "[W]ith its lush Alexandre Desplat score, deeply shadowed compositions, and fluid, understated camera movement, A PROPHET is distinctly an Audiard construction."Film Comment 4 stars out of 5 -- "Rahim shifts from wary tough-nut to keen student to aloof enigma in the furrow of a brow. It's a masterful performance..."Empire "[T]he masterful A PROPHET, is an answered prayer for those who believe that revitalizing classic forms with contemporary attitudes makes for the most compelling kind of cinema."Los Angeles Times "Rahim is superb in a lead role that calls for him to be both sympathetic and ruthless. With his soulful dark eyes, he powerfully conveys a primal need for self-preservation."USA Today 3 stars out of 5 -- "It says much for the ability of director Jacques Audiard that he manages to create an emotional intensity that lifts the commonplace on to a higher plain."Box Office "[It's] like a Gallic GOODFELLAS: thoroughly absorbing, exciting, even poetic. It's a full evening's entertainment." -- Grade: A-A.V. Club "[An] incendiary crime epic....Like THE GODFATHER, which it regularly recalls, A PROPHET serves up crime as metaphor for life and power, set in a world of chaos that is dependent on codes and rules."Wall Street Journal "Like his character, Mr. Rahim's performance sneaks up from behind....A thrilling film."New York Times "Contrasting a cold-eyed naturalism with calm, almost soothing hallucinations of his victim and impressionistic internalizations, Audiard creates a seductive psychology..."Movieline "[The director] proceeds with calm, unshowy attentiveness, creating a stunning portrait of an innately smart survivor..." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly 4 stars out of 4 -- "The best performance in the film is by Arestrup as Cesar....The newcomer Rahim is an enigma."Chicago Sun-Times 4 stars out of 4 -- "[T]his knockout punch of a thriller surpasses its trappings to speak in a universal language about the ways power corrupts the human condition."Rolling Stone 3.5 stars of 4 -- "[Audiard draws] viewers into the densely layered, ruthless ecology of a French prison..."Washington Post0.09114438

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Jacques Audiards masterful A PROPHET stretches the concept of entertainment by taking us into the brutish world of a French prison...Wall Street Journal "[W]ith its lush Alexandre Desplat score, deeply shadowed compositions, and fluid, understated camera movement, A PROPHET is distinctly an Audiard construction."Film Comment 4 stars out of 5 -- "Rahim shifts from wary tough-nut to keen student to aloof enigma in the furrow of a brow. It's a masterful performance..."Empire "[T]he masterful A PROPHET, is an answered prayer for those who believe that revitalizing classic forms with contemporary attitudes makes for the most compelling kind of cinema."Los Angeles Times "Rahim is superb in a lead role that calls for him to be both sympathetic and ruthless. With his soulful dark eyes, he powerfully conveys a primal need for self-preservation."USA Today 3 stars out of 5 -- "It says much for the ability of director Jacques Audiard that he manages to create an emotional intensity that lifts the commonplace on to a higher plain."Box Office "[It's] like a Gallic GOODFELLAS: thoroughly absorbing, exciting, even poetic. It's a full evening's entertainment." -- Grade: A-A.V. Club "[An] incendiary crime epic....Like THE GODFATHER, which it regularly recalls, A PROPHET serves up crime as metaphor for life and power, set in a world of chaos that is dependent on codes and rules."Wall Street Journal "Like his character, Mr. Rahim's performance sneaks up from behind....A thrilling film."New York Times "Contrasting a cold-eyed naturalism with calm, almost soothing hallucinations of his victim and impressionistic internalizations, Audiard creates a seductive psychology..."Movieline "[The director] proceeds with calm, unshowy attentiveness, creating a stunning portrait of an innately smart survivor..." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly 4 stars out of 4 -- "The best performance in the film is by Arestrup as Cesar....The newcomer Rahim is an enigma."Chicago Sun-Times 4 stars out of 4 -- "[T]his knockout punch of a thriller surpasses its trappings to speak in a universal language about the ways power corrupts the human condition."Rolling Stone 3.5 stars of 4 -- "[Audiard draws] viewers into the densely layered, ruthless ecology of a French prison..."Washington Post0.09114438

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Rolling Stone (12/25/03, p.109) - Included in Rolling Stone's "50 Best Albums of 2003"Rolling Stone (6/26/03, p.72) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...There are so many delicious melodies here, so much that's both soothing and twisted and catchy, so much to sing along with, even if our prognosis is grim..."Spin (7/03, pp.103-4) - "...THIEF seesaws between the chill of sequencers and the warmth of fingers on strings and keys....It's strewn with the burnished, elongated melodies that have made them the most diversely covered band since the Beatles..." - Grade: AEntertainment Weekly (6/6/03, pp.76-7) - "...Like all Radiohead albums, it's a slow grower, a densely packed collection of rapidly mutating sounds and surfaces that takes a while to comprehend..." - Rating: A-Q (01/01/04, p.82) - Ranked #11 in Q's "The 50 Best Albums of 2003" - "[T]here are classic Yorke moments throughout..."Uncut (01/04, pp.84-7) - Ranked #26 in Uncut's "Albums Of The Year 2003"Uncut (6/03, p.112) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...Deep, broad and sprawling....It is a magnificently engaging and expansive work..."CMJ (12/29/03, p.5) - Ranked #3 in CMJ's "Top 10 of 2003" - "Fourteen tracks of political anger, aggressive guitars, [and] thumping drum machines..."Vibe (7/03, p.145) - 4 out of 5 - "...Radiohead's definition of pop has evolved from guitar-driven tracks with a Beatles influence to textured, willfully complex songs dripping with Pink Floyd-like ambition..."Mojo (Publisher) (01/01/04, p.59) - Ranked #6 in Mojo's "The Best of 2003" - "[Marries] Radiohead's cerebal laptop wielding side with the rock might of THE BENDS."Pitchfork (Website) - "[A] well-sequenced collection of songs that finds them internalizing the blend of experimental electronics and straightforward rock they wore so far out on their sleeves just a few years earlier."0.09114438

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