William H. Macy

State And Main

June 20, 2001 // 0 Comments

Nobody likes to be the butt of a joke. This especially holds true for people or entities who take themselves very seriously and feel superior to others, such as Hollywood. This fact makes David Mamet’s skewering of the film industry in his latest film [...]


June 1, 2001 // 0 Comments

Occasionally a really good movie is released on DVD that flies entirely under the radar of the public. I would consider ’Panic’ such a film, a first rate noir film that is now available on DVD courtesy of Artisan Home Entertainment. It is the story of [...]

Boogie Nights

August 18, 2000 // 0 Comments

"Boogie Nights" was 1997’s sleeper hit, a movie that caught the industry by surprise and earned one of its stars, Burt Reynolds, an Academy Award nomination. It is director Paul Thomas Anderson’s second feature movie, and as such displays an [...]


August 3, 2000 // 0 Comments

In the world of Hollywood commercialism where every movie is "artificially designed" to appeal to audiences rather than be a true expression of a filmmakers’ vision, it is rare to find films these days that are noticeably extroverted and [...]

Happy Texas

April 20, 2000 // 0 Comments

The comedy ’Happy, Texas’ first gained notoriety at the Sundance Film Festival, where its screenings all sold out. It then made the news again when it was learned that Miramax passed on buying ’The Blair Witch Project’ (I wonder why?) and [...]

Mystery Men

December 22, 1999 // 0 Comments

Superheroes in movies have invaded our living rooms for a very long time, and for the most part these comic book adaptations just don’t quite cut it. Whether they’re Spiderman, Spawn, Superman or Batman, most of their life action incarnations are [...]


October 1, 1997 // 0 Comments

Minnesota is not one of the locations you see frequently displayed in movies, which made their home state even more attractive to the filmmaker brothers Ethan and Joel Coen. But believe me, this is not the only thing that makes "Fargo" an [...]
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