carradine

David Carradine
Dec. 8, 1936-June 3, 2009

kien

Shih Kien
Jan. 1, 1913-June 4, 2009

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June 30, 2009 · Posted in Exits  
    

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For a movie that starts out all but begging you to slap it, Management slowly evolves into one of the rarest of all romantic comedies: one with a reason to exist.

That’s mostly due to the efforts of Steve Zahn, who takes the opportunity of transforming his customary lovable schlub persona into an unconventional but surprisingly sympathetic leading man.

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June 23, 2009 · Posted in DVD  
    

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valentino

Valentino: The Last Emperor is not your off-the-rack documentary.

So many documentaries in recent years have been devoted to statements about how we’re all doomed, ripped off and essentially bound for hell in a handbasket, that director Matt Tyrnauer’s portrait of a fading legend of haute couture is a refreshing and frequently entertaining change of pace.

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June 4, 2009 · Posted in DVD