Al Pacino

Simone

January 14, 2003 // 0 Comments

"S1m0ne" is the digital age’s answer to "Sunset Boulevard." Picking up where Billy Wilder left off, writer/director Andrew Niccol examines how technology might play a part in the ego-mashing machinations of modern Hollywood. While he [...]

Serpico

December 9, 2002 // 0 Comments

"Who do you trust when everyone’s a crook?" – Queensryche After Al Pacino was put on the map as an actor in Francis Ford Coppola’s "The Godfather" – yes it was his very first leading part – he followed up the critical success [...]

Glengarry Glen Ross

November 20, 2002 // 0 Comments

A quick look at the credits of "Glengarry Glen Ross" tells you immediately that the movie you are about to see must be something very special. I’m not limiting myself to the cast in this case but also include writer David Mamet, who has [...]

The Godfather: DVD Collection

October 29, 2001 // 0 Comments

As DVD matures and finds more players in more home, the list of "must-have" titles continues to shrink. Just in the past few weeks, standards like "Snow White, " "Citizen Kane," and the first "Star Wars" (not the [...]

And Justice For All

January 24, 2001 // 0 Comments

At times deadly earnest and incongruously surreal, Norman Jewison’s 1979 film "…And Justice for All" still sucker punches in its audacious indictment of the corruption and abuse rampant within the legal system. In the generation since [...]

Any Given Sunday

August 25, 2000 // 0 Comments

Oliver Stone is crazy. Maybe. At least it would appear so when you consider his last few films. No matter the subject matter, he increasingly manages to drag along an array of film styles and dizzying editing techniques in combination with his favorite [...]

The Insider

April 24, 2000 // 0 Comments

Michael Mann’s ’The Insider’ is a powerful drama which explores the struggle of two men fighting a corporate giant. Mann abandons his trademark action sequences and gives the film its own unique style. Russell Crowe plays Dr. Jeffery Wigand, a [...]
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