Baldwin, Ford, Affleck … Clooney?

Posted by · 4:15 pm · July 6th, 2009

Isn’t it funny how there are some high-profile films that you anticipate, see, thoroughly like at the time … and then promptly forget about until they crop up on late-night TV, in conversation or in some news archive, and you think, “Hey, that wasn’t half bad?” Such is the sort of flashback I had while […]

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REVIEW: “Catch a Fire” (**)

Posted by · 12:53 am · September 15th, 2006

Phillip Noyce has made a relatively stealthy career of tackling political subject matter without being a blatant mouthpiece for the issues with which he sides.  Endeavors like “Patriot Games” and “Clear and Present Danger” approached agendas from a more entertaining standpoint, both being based on Tom Clancy best sellers. Meanwhile, “The Quiet American” and “Rabbit-Proof […]

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