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TIMES STAFF WRITERFriday April 28, 2000 Mike Figgis' "Time Code" is a notably funny and inspired execution of divide and conquer. Figgis takes four intersecting stories and splits his screen into four sections, enabling the narratives to unfold simultaneously in real...
Times Staff WriterIn "Passion of Mind," Demi Moore plays an emotionally detached career woman who believes that, when she falls asleep each night in Manhattan, she wakes to a completely different life as a widow and loving mother in France. Or is it the other way around?...
Tags: Movies, New York, France, Death, Gwyneth Paltrow
TIMES STAFF WRITERFriday April 6, 2001 Jonathan Nossiter's "Signs & Wonders" has such resonance and sophistication that it recalls the cinema of Michelangelo Antonioni in its powerful evocation of the essentially enigmatic quality of human nature. Instead of the...
Times Staff Writer"When does it get dark around here," Will Dormer asks the local cops in Nightmute, Alaska, the halibut fishing capital of the world, and they only smile. During the summer months this far north of the Arctic Circle, the only darkness, as the Shadow...
Times Staff Writer"If at first you don't succeed, try, try again" may be advice film producers would be wise to ignore. After sinking a reported $40 million into a Paul Schrader-directed prequel to the 1973 horror hit "The Exorcist," Morgan Creek Chief Executive James...
Tags: Rivers, Movies, Renny Harlin, Death, Caleb Carr
Sun StaffREHOBOTH, Del. -- Sun., Nov. 11 Dear friends, Sheesh. What a difference a day makes. The masses (re: cinema snobs who want to discuss irony and symbolism) arrived in droves. I heard there were 8,000 people here. When Flick Chick woke up Friday, she was...
Tomorrow - The Agronomist: Jonathan Demme, keeping his hand in documentaries and pursuing his fascination with Haiti (previously reflected in a CD compilation of Haitian music), tells the story of the volatile Caribbean nation through the dissident...
Special to the Tribune2 stars (out of 4) Despite some promising ingredients, "No Good Deed" — which is based on hard-boiler Dashiell Hammett's short story "The House on Turk Street" and stars Samuel L. Jackson as gumshoe to Stellan Skarsgard's bad guy — is in severe want of...
Against the Ropes Boxing manager Jackie Kallen is the real-life inspiration for this fictional story of a fighter (Omar Epps) and his handler (Meg Ryan). With Tony Shalhoub, Tim Daly, Kerry Washington. Directed by Charles S. Dutton. Paramount, March...
Tags: Meg Ryan, Arts and Culture, Jane Leeves, Tim Robbins, Matt Damon
Times Staff WriterIn compelling, suspenseful fashion, "Taking Sides" illuminates brilliantly the dilemma of a great, world-renowned artist flourishing in a totalitarian regime. The artist in question was Wilhelm Furtwängler, the greatest conductor in Germany of his time ...
Tags: Wilhelm Furtwangler, Movies, Germany, Harvey Keitel, Judaism
TIMES FILM CRITICWednesday November 20, 1996 "Breaking the Waves" is skillful and provocative filmmaking sent on a fool's errand. Personal with a vengeance, impressive enough to take the Grand Jury Prize at Cannes, it is not an easy film to sit through or forget....
Tags: Movies, Denmark, Death, Emily Watson, Plastic Surgeons
TIMES STAFF WRITERFriday March 7, 1997 What a grand force of nature is Stellan Skarsgard, who came to international acclaim as the husband in "Breaking the Waves." A big, husky man, Skarsgard, in the Lars von Trier film, expressed a lusty, uninhibited sweetness...
Tags: Movies, Cinema Industry, Lars von Trier, Entertainment
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