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"Donnie Darko: The Director’s Cut" Unnecessary But Still Stunning: Also, "The Forgotten" and "Wimbledon" PDF Print E-mail
Movies - Reviews
Written by Mike Schulz   
Tuesday, 28 September 2004 18:00
Jake Gyllenhaal in Donnie Darko: The Director's Cut

DONNIE DARKO: THE DIRECTOR'S CUT

After I first saw Donnie Darko on DVD some 16 months back, I did something I’d done only once or twice before, and never again since: I returned to the main menu, hit “Play,” and watched the movie again.

 
"Sky Captain" Brings Surprise and Fun: "Sky Captain & the World of Tomorrow" and "Cellular" PDF Print E-mail
Movies - Reviews
Written by Mike Schulz   
Tuesday, 21 September 2004 18:00

Jude Law and Gwyneth Paltrow in Sky Captain & the World of TomorrowSKY CAPTAIN & THE WORLD OF TOMORROW

Sky Captain & The World of Tomorrow might be the movie year’s most refreshing surprise, especially when you consider how disastrous the results could have been.

 
Newcomer Creates a Beautiful "Garden State": Also, "Vanity Fair" and "Wicker Park" PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Mike Schulz   
Tuesday, 14 September 2004 18:00

Zach Braff in Garden StateGARDEN STATE

Zach Braff’s indie comedy Garden State is something rare: a homecoming tale told with a clear eye and, more often than not, a refreshing lack of sentimentality.

 
Late-Summer Odds and Ends: "Hero," "Napoleon Dynamite," "Without a Paddle," "Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid," "Suspect Zero," and "The Exorcist: The Beginning" PDF Print E-mail
Movies - Reviews
Written by Mike Schulz   
Tuesday, 07 September 2004 18:00

Jet Li in HeroHERO

Does any moviegoer really care what Zhang Yimou’s Chinese martial-arts epic Hero is actually about? You get to see adversaries battling one another while running on water! You get to see a woman warding off a bow-and-arrow onslaught using only her dressing gown! You get to see a guy splitting raindrops in half with a sword, for Pete’s sake!

 
A Look Back at 2004’s Summer Crop PDF Print E-mail
Movies - Reviews
Written by Mike Schulz   
Tuesday, 31 August 2004 18:00
ALIEN VS. PREDATOR – I probably would have enjoyed it just fine if the damned humans didn’t keep showing up to ruin the fun. For fans of the genre, there’s certainly entertainment to be had here – the Aliens are allowed some tense, shivery moments, and writer-director Paul W. S. Anderson has hold of a strong story idea – but it comes after almost 75 minutes of protracted build-up, with wretched dialogue and mostly abysmal acting that makes you want to bash your skull in. The worst of the Alien flicks; the second-best of the Predators.

 
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