Man of the Century

Johnny Twennies is a fast-talking reporter for a minor metropolitan newspaper who pounds out his columns on a manual typewriter by day and takes his best girl out to "hit the town and drag a sock" at night. In his snappy three-piece suit and fedora, with an omnipresent cigarette  ...

Mansfield Park

Suggested reading: Mansfield Park: authoritative Text, Contexts, Criticism (1998), Jane Austen The Friendly Jane Austen: A Well Mannered Introduction to a Lady of Sense & Sensibility (1999), Natalie C. Tyler The author's Inheritance: Henry Fielding, Jane Austen, and the Establishment of the Novel (1998),  ...

A Map of the World

Easy-to-use 16oz teapot and four gourmet tea samples See a brief video demonstration A Map of the World is a primer in lousy moviemaking, and the result of what happens when a pedestrian director shoots a tone-deaf script. Despite having a mouth-watering cast of extraordinary actors, it  ...

The Matrix

The Matrix is a futuristic, film noir, kung fu, dysfunctional utopian science fiction, cyberpunk, nonanimated cartoon laced with religious allusions. It does not have hair stiffened with bodily fluids, batmobiles, or hip hop music. It does have electronic bugs that look like scorpions and enter the body through  ...

Me, Myself, & Irene

Bobby and Peter Farrelly (There's Something About Mary, Kingpin) are responsible for some of the most appallingly tasteless - and hilarious - sight gags ever committed to celluloid. There's no body function too private, no excretion too taboo for them to splash across a screen. Yet for  ...

Me, You, Them (Eu, Tu, Eles)

Brazil projects its own special ethos out into the world, different from other Latin American countries, different from its Portuguese cultural roots. Black and white and every shade in between, it is perhaps the most racially mingled of nations. Rich in resources and vast in territory, it has spawned  ...

Meet the Parents

Capri Pant Zipper fly front with black vinyl stripes waistband and leg opening. Slash pockets with metal studs. Ben Stiller is so comfortable serving up his own discomfort and embarrassment for our amusement, he makes it look easy. Unlike many previous practitioners of  ...

Memento

Click the poster to buy at MovieGoods.com Slim Deluxe Portfolio by Tumi Business Cases - Ballistic Get 10% Off plus Free Shipping on your order of $99 or more! Use code EVER10 (exclusions apply). Watching writer-director Christopher Nolan’s new thriller Memento is  ...

Men of Honor

Click the poster to buy at Movie Goods.com The most dreaded words that can be heard during a movie trailer are "based on a true story" or "inspired by actual events." Such code phrases usually signal that film makers have taken a  ...

The Messenger

The turn of the 21st century is a dichotomous period in which there is a rekindling of religious fervor, from fundamentalist Christians to fundamentalist Muslims, on the one hand, and a pervasive non-spiritual, scientific, materialistic bent in the Western world, on the other. It is a time ripe for  ...