Prozac Nation

December 10, 2005

Based on the autobiographical novel by Elizabeth Wurtzel, Prozac Nation (2001) has had a troubled past. Intended for release in 2001, Miramax buried it when Wurtzel made some controversial remarks about 9/11 and then criticized the film itself. Some reports... 

Vanity Fair

September 26, 2005

You’ve got to hand it to Reese Witherspoon. She began as a teenager in gritty indie movies earning acclaim from her performances in dark works, Freeway and Best Laid Plans before moving into bigger mainstream films like Pleasantville and then selling... 

I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead

June 5, 2005

At first glance, I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead (2003) seems like a very conventional film noir story but it is in fact told in a very unconventional way as director Mike Hodges refuses to spell things out. Will Graham (Owen) is a retired gangster brought...