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2006 Stories by Scott Foundas

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  • Behind Enemy Lines

    published December 20, 2006

    In the new Clint Eastwood movie, ordinary young men — husbands and fathers, artisans and aristocrats — are drafted into a war whose... More >>

  • Dream Works

    published December 13, 2006

    It is said that a great actor or actress can "bring down the house," but before I saw (and heard) the 25-year-old American Idol finalist... More >>

  • Woman's Glib

    published December 6, 2006

    From its wink-wink, nudge-nudge movie-within-a-movie opening through to its bold-faced quoting of such classic Hollywood farces as The Lady Eve... More >>

  • The Passion of the Christ: A Very Special Episode

    published November 29, 2006

    No, the Virgin Mary doesn't get high on aerosol fumes, and Joseph doesn't ride in on a skateboard, but in most other respects, The Nativity... More >>

  • Welcome to the Grand Illusion

    published October 18, 2006

    If the greatest magicians never reveal their tricks, then Christopher Nolan wouldn't make it past the children's birthday party circuit. It's not... More >>

  • Print the Legend

    published October 18, 2006

    A single photograph, we're told early on in Clint Eastwood's Flags of Our Fathers, can win or lose a war. But sometimes, that photo shows... More >>

  • That Sinking Feeling

    published September 27, 2006

    Watching The Guardian, you will learn that the U.S. Coast Guard's rescue swimmers rank among the bravest and least heralded of military... More >>

  • Undercover of the Night

    published July 26, 2006

    Michael Mann's Miami Vice is like a car that's been stripped of everything but its two bucket seats and rebuilt from the ground up.... More >>

  • Freeloader

    published July 12, 2006

    Owen Wilson has moved up in the world: He's gone from crashing weddings to crashing entire marriages. In the listless farce You, Me and... More >>

  • Skater Boyz N the Hood

    published July 5, 2006

    If Crash grew a pair of cojones, it might look something like Larry Clark's cheerfully defiant Wassup Rockers, in... More >>

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