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2000 Stories by Bill Gallo

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  • Family Values

    published November 15, 2000

    You Can Count on MeWritten and directed by Kenneth Lonergan. Starring Laura Linney, Mark Ruffalo, Rory Culkin, and Matthew Broderick. Opens... More >>

  • Lumet Lite

    published November 1, 2000

    The YardsDirected by James Gray. Screenplay by James Gray and Matt Reeves. Starring Mark Wahlberg, Joaquin Phoenix, Charlize Theron, and... More >>

  • Dickens Doubled

    published October 25, 2000

    The stark simplicity of A Time for Drunken Horses, one of the few films that has slipped out of postrevolutionary Iran to the West,... More >>

  • A Touch of Cute

    published September 20, 2000

    Some may find reason to embrace the romantic comedy Woman on Top as the nonsensical but sweet-tempered fantasy of two South American... More >>

  • Reefer Madness

    published August 2, 2000

    Irish charm and British eccentricity are hot properties on this side of the pond -- especially among U.S. moviegoers. Witness the phenomenal... More >>

  • Buck Teeth

    published July 12, 2000

    The bewildering penchant of recent American movies for glorifying the lovable naif, the perpetual adolescent, and the village idiot takes a... More >>

  • Good Cop, Bad Cop

    published June 21, 2000

    In the new Jim Carrey farce, Me, Myself & Irene, the rubber-faced comedian plays a meek Rhode Island state trooper named Charlie,... More >>

  • Groove Is From the Heart

    published June 7, 2000

    It has taken moviemakers and, more crucially, foot-dragging movie investors almost a decade to catch up with rave culture -- the heady mix of... More >>

  • Saving Grace

    published April 5, 2000

    What's your pick for the most ridiculous movie ever made? The Conqueror, starring John Wayne as Mongol emperor Genghis Khan? How about... More >>

  • The President's Dilemma

    published April 5, 2000

    Rod Lurie's Deterrence is a bush-league foreign policy debate disguised as a movie. There may come a day when Paramount Classics ships... More >>

  • Master of the Games

    published February 23, 2000

    Director John Frankenheimer has been putting bad guys on the street since Luca Brazzi slept with a teddy bear, and he shows no sign of letting up... More >>

  • From Schlubs to Sharks

    published February 16, 2000

    Twenty-seven-year-old Ben Younger delivers the message of his first feature, Boiler Room, with all the subtlety of a car bomb. To wit:... More >>

  • White Out Online Exclusive

    published January 12, 2000

    Of the readers who bought four million copies, in no fewer than thirty languages, of David Guterson's 1995 bestseller Snow Falling on... More >>

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