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Rating Title/Year Author
Killing Them Softly (2012) Cynthia Fuchs Jackie Cogan understands his fate in a way that the other smart guys don't quite, an understanding that makes him seem somehow smarter. EDIT
Posted Dec 10, 2012
Burn (2012) Cynthia Fuchs As powerful as Burn's images can be, the Detroit firefighters tell their own stories about what's important to them, their neighborhood connections, their family legacies, their pride in their fellows and in their community. EDIT
Posted Dec 8, 2012
Hyde Park on Hudson (2012) Cynthia Fuchs Granted, it's not Eleanor Roosevelt's movie, but the focus on F.D.R.'s secret friend, Daisy, and her efforts to comprehend what she takes for greatness, soon looks more quaint than persuasive. EDIT
Posted Dec 8, 2012
Resurrect Dead: The Mystery of the Toynbee Tiles (2011) Cynthia Fuchs Resurrect Dead is a consideration of how the material world can intersect with imagined worlds. EDIT
Posted Sep 8, 2011
Apocalypto (2006) Cynthia Fuchs Flint Sky tells his son, "Fear is a sickness. It has tainted your peace already... Strike it from your heart." Too late. EDIT
Posted Dec 16, 2006
The Libertine (2005) Cynthia Fuchs John Wilmot, the Second Earl of Rochester (Johnny Depp), is always the smartest guy in the room. EDIT
Posted Mar 12, 2006
The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada (2005) Cynthia Fuchs Among the movie's many grim figures, Mel's decaying corpse (badly preserved with anti-freeze) serves as metaphor and reality, an occasion for respect and the limit of legend. %u2014 9 February 2006 EDIT
Posted Feb 21, 2006
The New World (2005) Cynthia Fuchs The New World is more mundane than Malick's previous films, in part because the myth it takes on remains disturbingly intact. EDIT
Posted Dec 23, 2005
Fun With Dick and Jane (2005) Cynthia Fuchs For a comedy with so much politico-cultural baggage on its mind, Dick and Jane remains curiously inert. EDIT
Posted Dec 21, 2005
Cheaper by the Dozen 2 (2005) Cynthia Fuchs Jimmy's kids' resentment is noticed only by the keenly attentive Carmen Electra. EDIT
Posted Dec 21, 2005
King Kong (2005) Cynthia Fuchs Ann and Kong's romance drives the film. At once sensational and heartrending, it's an intimacy that can't last. EDIT
Posted Dec 14, 2005
Bee Season (2005) Cynthia Fuchs Words are mystical, magical, and wholly material in Bee Season. EDIT
Posted Nov 17, 2005
XXX (2002) Cynthia Fuchs The money shot in XXX is, like the rest of the film, all about out-Bonding Bond. EDIT
Posted Aug 9, 2002
Spider-Man (2002) Cynthia Fuchs Spidey's wrestling with moral questions makes him more sympathetic, not less. EDIT
Posted Jul 9, 2002