Gladiator

the official illustrated companion book Ridley Scott's Gladiator is a bipolar movie, a spectacle that's against spectacles. It's a sporadically absorbing film with a handful of classy performances, but it has a schoolmarm's chiding temperament;  ...

L’ Humanite

Landscapes of Loss: The National Past in Postwar French Cinema (1999), Naomi Greene L' Humanite opens with a prelude, a long take in black and white of a landscape seen from a distance and  ...

Incubus

Suggested reading: The Amazing, Colossal Book of Horror Trivia: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Scary Movies but Were Afraid to Ask (1999), Jonathan Malcolm Lampley VideoHound's Horror Show: 999 Hair-Raising, Hellish and Humorous Movies (1998), Mike  ...

Man on the Moon

Director Milos Forman and writers Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski make an ideal team. Forman makes movies so impossibly tasteful, so perfect in every meaningless detail, that he strangles the life out of everything he touches. Alexander and Karaszewski  ...

Memento

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Passion of Mind

In Passion of Mind, Demi Moore lives two lives. When first we see her, she is a single mother living in France and raising two daughters. But when she falls asleep, she wakes up in New York, where she  ...

Road Trip

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Stir of Echoes

Children who communicate with the dead are turning up with increasing frequency at the multiplex these days. The surprise late summer hit The Sixth Sense continues to haunt theaters, and young star Haley Joel Osment's extraordinary performance as the  ...

The Tao of Steve

Dex is a fine example of the genus Bohemius Americanus. 250 lbs. of spiky intelligence and unfettered libido, Dex is both brilliant and lazy. He commands sufficient erudition to rationalize his "moral turpitude" with quotes from Kierkegaard and Lao-Tse,  ...

Time and Tide (Seunlau ngaklau)

Suggested reading: Planet Hong Kong : Popular Cinema and the Art of Entertainment (2000), David Bordwell At Full Speed: Hong Kong Cinema in a Borderless World (2001), Esther C.M. Yau, editor When an American thinks of contemporary Hong  ...