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Me and You and Everyone We Know

Me and You and Everyone We Know

| June 22, 2005

th intimate, ensemble-driven character pieces (think Sideways, Garden State, or anything Wes Anderson). Today’s cinematic innovators are that hybrid known as “the filmmaker” – they both write and direct their movies, and often generate quite a niche fan base doing so. Indeed, these auteurs often serve as a much-needed antidote to the recycled TV show-turned-movie, […]

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Madagascar

Madagascar

| May 30, 2005 | 0 Comments

DreamWorks’ Madagascar is a perfectly serviceable diversion for younger kids, but has none of the sophistication of other animated fare of late, required to get parents just as excited to see the films as their tykes. The story is small in scope and straightforward, stretched wafer-thin into even the brief running time of 86 minutes. […]

Jiminy Glick in Lalawood

Jiminy Glick in Lalawood

| May 10, 2005 | 0 Comments

Jiminy Glick In Lalawood is a comically and structurally anemic film stretched impossibly thin from a sketch character who’d already overstayed his welcome. The first few times I caught Jiminy’s interviews on Comedy Central, years ago, I thought the character was a hilarious and timely set piece–Hollywood poking fun at its own self-obsession and self-congratulatory […]

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