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Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps

December 22, 2010

It has been over 20 years since Wall Street (1987) was released in theaters and, at the time, it was blamed for cashing in on the stock market crash that wiped out more than a few people’s fortunes. The financial landscape has changed radically since... 

Solitary Man

September 2, 2010

Even though it wasn’t a commercial success, Wonder Boys (2000) was Michael Douglas’ best performance since Wall Street (1987). He has tried to recapture the spark of that film by seeking out other quirky yet flawed characters, like with the King of... 

Enchanted

April 14, 2008

Essentially a reworking of Disney’s animated takes on Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty (while also referencing many others), Enchanted was a surprise hit in 2007 thanks in large part to the irrepressible charms of its leading lady, Amy Adams. Part animated... 

Elizabethtown

March 7, 2006

Cameron Crowe is something of a rarity in that he’s a filmmaker who makes deeply personal films within the Hollywood system. From his debut with Say Anything (1989) to his best film to date, Almost Famous (2000), he effortlessly blends comedy and drama... 

Alfie

September 21, 2005

Alfie (2004) is a contemporary remake of the classic Michael Caine movie and the ultimate metrosexual movie. Its protagonist is a good looking straight man obsessed with fashion and how he looks as a way to bed as many beautiful women as possible. His... 

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