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Neverwas

July 19, 2007

Neverwas (2005) is one of those cinematic oddities that somehow managed to slip under the radar despite its star-studded cast. For whatever reason (usually internal politics), Miramax bought the film two years ago and decided not to get behind it. Reviews,... 

Thank You For Smoking

October 10, 2006

As more and more cities, states and countries ban smoking in public places (Philadelphia has been one of the latest) and the government tries to make us more conscious of our health, the more pressure is on the tobacco companies to find other, creative... 

Suspect Zero

October 6, 2005

Suspect Zero (2004) is yet another tired entry in the exhausted serial killer genre. This time out, Ben Kingsley gets his turn to play a creepy sociopath (although, he’s more John Doe from Seven than Hannibal Lector in Silence of the Lambs)—at least... 

The Missing

February 2, 2003

When Cate Blanchett’s daughter is kidnapped she must team up with estranged father Tommy Lee Jones in this slow-burning Western. Ron Howard is as close to Hollywood royalty as you can get. Both his parents were actors, he starred in iconic 50’s... 

Paycheck

January 5, 2003

Phillip K. Dick just doesn’t get any respect from Hollywood. With the exception of Blade Runner (1982), film producers and writers have butchered his fiction, rendering them unrecognizable by the time they hit the big screen. “We Can You Remember... 

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