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RedEye movie critic*** (out of four) In the first few minutes of “Tyrannosaur,” a man kicks a dog to death, and another man urinates on his sleeping wife. If you’re someone who goes to the movies to have a good time, there’s the exit. Their loss....
24 FramesTomas Alfredson's adaptation of John Le Carre's spy thriller, "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy," Steve McQueen's NC-17-rated drama, "Shame" and Paddy Considine's drama, "Tyrannosaur" lead the 14th British Independent Film Award nominations Monday morning with...
Show TrackerSundance Channel is bringing movie director Jane Campion to the small screen for a six-part miniseries starring Elisabeth Moss, as part of its ongoing move into scripted drama....
Ministry of GossipBrad Pitt rescued woman on the set of "World War Z" after she slipped and fell during a chaotic scene. The woman was filming a scene with 700 other extras in Glasgow, Scotland, when "World War Z" star Brad Pitt saved her from being trampled....
Times Staff WriterAward-WINNING Scottish actor Peter Mullan wasn't much of a swimmer before tackling the role of a middle-age man who decides to take on the English Channel in "On a Clear Day." So the Glasgow-based actor ("My Name Is Joe") spent six months training in a...
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Times Staff WriterIf it's small and British, it must be an inspirational working-class drama in the vein of "The Full Monty" and "Billy Elliot." Gaby Dellal's "On a Clear Day" tells the story of Frank Redmond (Peter Mullan), a Glasgow shipbuilder who decides to swim the...
Tags: Brenda Blethyn, England, Billy Boyd, Entertainment, Jamie Sives
TIMES FILM CRITICFriday February 5, 1999 "My Name Is Joe" is a romance that pulsates with the disturbances both large and small of the hard-knock life. A tough, fearless piece of work that cares desperately about its people--and respects them too much to provide...
TIMES STAFF WRITERFriday December 10, 1999 In Mike Figgis' edgy, rigorous filming of Strindberg's "Miss Julie," its heroine couldn't strike a less sympathetic introductory note. Saffron Burrows' Julie is tall, regal--and hateful. It's midsummer's eve 1894, and Julie,...
Tags: Elisabeth Shue, Mike Figgis, Nicolas Cage
TIMES STAFF WRITERFriday October 15, 1999 Cedric Kahn's relentless "L'Ennui" is such a rigorous exploration of sexual obsession that it proves to be a most demanding film. Virtually devoid of eroticism and sensuality, it depicts with the utmost realism a 17-year-...
TIMES STAFF WRITERFriday December 29, 2000 To watch Michael Winterbottom's audacious "The Claim" is to wish Cecil B. DeMille had the idea first of transposing Thomas Hardy's "The Mayor of Casterbridge" to Northern California two decades after the discovery of gold in...
Times Staff WriterBrad Anderson's "Session 9" is an ingeniously scary movie. With the most effectively minimalist approach since "The Blair Witch Project," Anderson and his co-writer Stephen Gevedon took as their inspiration one of the most ominous buildings in America,...
Tribune movie reporterThe sequels and franchise flicks scored big last summer, so what do we get? More of the same this year. Check out the titles, and you might conclude that this is the year of the colon. But don't be fooled by the amount of noise generated by the highest-...
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