6/22 Web Round-up

Posted by · 8:41 am · June 22nd, 2009

• Steve Appleford taps into Spinal Tap, 25 years later. [Los Angeles Times] • Dennis Lim, meanwhile, revisits the “last gasp of an old-fashioned modernism” that is “Last Year at Marienbad.” [Los Angeles Times] • A few of the cinema’s most inspiring, moving and emotional dad moments. [Empire] • John Hiscock talks “Year One” with […]

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SHORT TAKE: “Tropic Thunder” (***)

Posted by · 5:18 pm · August 1st, 2008

I walked into “Tropic Thunder” expecting anything from a disaster to a bona fide comedic gem.  After all, the ubiquitous Ben Stiller’s work in front of the camera has evolved into a wretched sort of self-caricature, while his work behind the camera has yielded interesting failures and surprising successes with equal measure. His latest as […]

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Not that you haven’t seen it yet…

Posted by · 1:57 pm · May 19th, 2008

…but the “Tropic Thunder” red band trailer has arrived: httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4VdDoy3LC_4

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