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2000 Stories by Andy Klein

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  • Emotion in Motion

    published December 20, 2000

    For slightly more than a decade, Chinese martial arts films have -- directly and indirectly -- gained a growing audience in America. Now the... More >>

  • Naval Gazing

    published November 8, 2000

    November may mean Thanksgiving to most of you, but in the film biz it means a rush of "serious" films trying to gouge an impression into the short... More >>

  • Pretty Is as Pretty Does

    published September 27, 2000

    It's a sorry fact that what everybody in Hollywood really wants to do -- writer, actor, best boy, and caterer alike -- is direct. This has... More >>

  • Peace at a Price

    published August 30, 2000

    Whatever one might believe about the past centuries of English oppression of the Irish, one thing is sure: No matter how raw a deal they've gotten... More >>

  • Fight Club

    published August 23, 2000

    Despite its late summer release date -- usually a sign of studio jitters -- The Art of War is a mostly well-constructed action flick with a number... More >>

  • Old Hands

    published August 2, 2000

    t's a pleasure to say that Clint Eastwood reverses his recent downward slide --A Perfect World (1993), The Bridges of Madison County... More >>

  • Cry Hard

    published July 5, 2000

    Why is this film called Disney's The Kid? Is it really possible the studio was so concerned that someone might actually mistake the film... More >>

  • Sex Pistols

    published June 7, 2000

    Thirty years ago, a cultural sea change allegedly took place in America. It was dubbed the Sexual Revolution. To read about it at the time was to... More >>

  • M:I-2 Gets the Job Done

    published May 24, 2000

    Early on in Mission: Impossible 2 (or M:I-2, as the confident Paramount now calls it), hero Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) complains to his... More >>

  • By His Own Creed

    published May 17, 2000

    Holy moly! Yet another version of Hamlet? Will they never stop? Ah well, at least Michael Almereyda's new adaptation is one of... More >>

  • Way After the Revolution

    published April 12, 2000

    Directed by Regis Wargnier. Screenplay by Roustam Ibraguimbek, Serguei Bodrov, Louis Gardel, and Regis Wargnier. Starring Sandrine Bonnaire, Oleg... More >>

  • Looking Back

    published February 2, 2000

    It's not a startling breach of conventional wisdom to apply the term "masterpiece" to Alfred Hitchcock's 1954 Rear Window, which is being... More >>

  • 'Tis the Season for Perversity

    published January 26, 2000

    Titus, Julie Taymor's gorgeous film version of Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus, with Anthony Hopkins as the doomed title character,... More >>

  • Gray at the Edges

    published January 12, 2000

    It is a mark of the skill behind director Michael Apted's series of Up documentaries that these movies excite my interest to find out about... More >>

  • Disney Lightens Up Online Exclusive

    published January 12, 2000

    Sixty years after Walt Disney's plans to expand on the original Fantasia, Disney has finally gotten around to making new musical segments... More >>

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