• f_for_fake.jpgF for Fake: Late period Orson Welles swoops around in a black hat and cape and uses the story of Clifford Irving, who wrote a fake biography of Howard Hughes, as an occasion to lecture on the fakery inherent in all art. Peter Bogdanovich tapes an introduction, collects another Criterion paycheck.
  • Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events: You know, if we gave Jim Carrey an Oscar, he might just go away ...
  • Undertow: David Gordon Green's third feature underwhelms. Both those expecting more of the quiet emotional surgery of All The Real Girls, and those thinking this is going to be a traditional Hollywood thriller, will be equally disapointed.
  • The Assasination of Richard Nixon: Niels Mueller's debut casts Sean Penn as a real-life would-be Travis Bickle. A curious film that I can't seem to wrap my head around; maybe you'll have better luck.
  • Blade: Trinity: Wesley Snipes is currently suing the producers of this film. If even Blade himself is mad ...
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