Movie Takes

Movie Takes

The Four Feathers

By 9.25.02

As he did in Elizabeth, Shekhar Kapur tries to make his historical characters less like themselves and more like us. Why the self-congratulation?
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Secretary Is Selectric!

By 9.24.02

How do you get away, in today’s Hollywood, with a movie celebrating masculine domination and feminine submission? Easy! Make it a matter of kinky sex.
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Barbershop

By 9.18.02

A place where they don't care what Jesse Jackson thinks.
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Serving Sara

By 8.29.02

Beautiful people having funny adventures on the wrong side of the law and getting rich. You've just got to love them -- don't you?
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Possession

By 8.22.02

What is it with Neil LaBute and the British?
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Read My Lips: No New Faxes

By 8.19.02

Sur Mes Lèvres is a typically French but quite watchable exploration of the redemptive powers of crime.
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The Good Girl

By 8.9.02

A sharp satire of popular romanticism occasionally spills over into mere superciliousness.
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