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Chances Are
"...Dee Martinez bought the club she would turn into Chances, she had no idea it would lead to local..."

Dec. 25, 1998 Features Feature by Spike Gillespie

Second Chances
"...tests and relentlessly abstract coursework, while being given few chances to shine...."

May 14, 1999 News Feature

Checking in With Beto and Castro's Post-Debate Presidential Chances
¿Cómo se dice "do your homework" en español?

June 27, 2019 News Post by Mike Clark-Madison

Make Someone Happy – Someone Else, Because Chances Are It’ll Never Be You
Jimmy Durante will bring us together

Oct. 15, 2008 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Kids Can Take Their Chances

March 15, 2002 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Taking Chances

Aug. 2, 1996 Books Feature

Queering the Archive With Kate Messer
"Your own culture is worth a memory."
"...queers and misfits. In the Eighties, Sandra Martinez opened Chances, a popular lesbian bar and punk music club, on..."

July 5, 2018 Qmmunity Post by Beth Sullivan

Little Women
The Louisa May Alcott classic charmlessly updated
"...Marmee); a serviceable script that takes few if any chances, with occasional wordless montages of shiny happy people; and..."

Sept. 28, 2018 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Fireworks
Teen anime adds parallel timelines to a Romeo and Juliet plot.
"...close to producer Genki Kawamura's blockbuster masterpiece of second chances, the enchanting and nuanced bodyswap romance Your Name...."

July 6, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Book Club
Life, love, laughter, and literature for a classic quartet of actresses
"...their hearts to love, old flames resurface, and second chances are issued to jilted lovers. We’re presented with typical..."

May 18, 2018 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

Fifty Shades Freed
Mr. and Mrs. Grey break out the whips one last time
"...If you’re reading this, chances are you’re all in for this final chapter of..."

Feb. 16, 2018 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Mother!
Jennifer Lawrence on the brink of madness
"...dreamlike, and has a helluva lot on its mind. Chances are you’ll be trying, in vain, to get it..."

Sept. 22, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

A Quiet Passion
A biographical sketch of poet Emily Dickinson
"...can do, the amount of discussion over the soul’s chances at eternal damnation), and with gifting a great role..."

May 5, 2017 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Snowden
Oliver Stone tackles the famous whistleblower
"...been following the Snowden story since it broke, then chances are you already know much of the narrative Stone..."

Sept. 16, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Love & Mercy
Paul Dano anchors an ambitious vision of the Beach Boys' Brian Wilson
"...Brian Wilson in Love & Mercy’s most conventional moment. Chances are good that anyone going to see this already..."

June 5, 2015 Movie Review by William Goss

Girlhood
Being an adolescent girl of color in the working-class suburbs of Paris is no easy job
"...women of color who face dead-end futures and few chances to escape the patriarchal strictures of their inherited culture...."

April 10, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Cuban Fury
Nick Frost is a schlubby guy who's gotta dance.
"...Still, the script by Jon Brown rarely takes any chances, playing it so safely that the film’s purported message..."

April 18, 2014 Movie Review by Steve Davis

What's Your Number?
Anna Faris does more nose-scrunching than acting in this abrasive comedy about people acting stupidly.
"...in a Marie Claire article to doom a woman's chances of marrying successfully. So Ally resolves to revisit old..."

Sept. 30, 2011 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Enlighten Up!
The filmmaker, a yoga practitioner, documents a skeptic’s journey into the big om.
"...raise human consciousness to a more spiritual level, then chances are you're already familiar with at least a few..."

June 19, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Nights in Rodanthe
This movie which reunites Richard Gere and Diane Lane is hardly the best chick flick around, but it’s the flick with the best chick by far.
"...Rodanthe, a flawed but occasionally affecting film about second chances and third acts. Based on the Nicholas Spark novel..."

Sept. 26, 2008 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Tell No One
The many pleasures of this riveting psychological thriller from France derive more from the perplexing questions it raises than the discovery of the answers.
"...starts stumbling into answers in the film’s last act, chances are you won’t even really care to know what..."

Aug. 1, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

The Love Guru
Is it redundant to mock self-help culture? Not if you're Mike Myers and have a new sketch-comedy character to introduce.
"...endowed, mustachioed Quebecois goalie boyfriend is endangering his team’s chances of winning the Stanley Cup. This mystic – the..."

June 20, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Ocean's Thirteen
This heist franchise has settled into a kind of hipster equanimity.
"...is gone. What’s the point in fretting over Ocean’s chances of getting even with Pacino’s egomaniacal casino boss, Willie..."

June 15, 2007 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Goal!: The Dream Begins
From East L.A. to the soccer fields of England, this rags-to-riches story sticks closely to the sports movie formula.
"...disastrous, Santi is awarded the first of numerous second chances. This forward-backward motion sometimes makes for an awkward narrative..."

May 12, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Don't Come Knocking
With its wonderful veteran cast, its heart on its sleeve, and a love for the landscape that suffuses its technique, Sam Shepard and Wim Wenders' movie is a peculiar but rewarding escape.
"...environment. The characters are all in search of second chances, and Don’t Come Knocking gives them beautiful possibilities without..."

April 14, 2006 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Doom
Doom is not so much a film as a marketing tie-in, albeit one with some exceptional production values.
"...thing way back in the mid Nineties – then chances are you’re going to want to see this film...."

Oct. 21, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Sex and Lucía
Medem's film is a bleached-out beauty, hitting our most commanding human emotions – lust to love to grief to rage and back again – while only occasionally striking a wrong chord. – Kimberley Jones
"...sense of time and his elementary belief in second chances (even if it requires a mystical nudge to get..."

Aug. 2, 2002 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

On the Line
"...won't even take its own advice. It takes zero chances -- other than headlining the remarkably potent flatulence power..."

Oct. 26, 2001 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Joy Ride
"...and there's blood everywhere and you just know your chances of getting laid after all this are just flying..."

Oct. 5, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Save the Last Dance
"...backdrop for its story of first love and second chances. The film begins with a series of flashbacks that..."

Jan. 12, 2001 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

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