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The Company Men
Ben Affleck, Tommy Lee Jones, and Kevin Costner star in this drama about what happens to company men after they part company with the company.
" sigh a lot, occasionally raise their voices, get drunk and throw rocks at corporate HQ, but there’s nothing..."

Feb. 4, 2011 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Last Exorcism
This faux documentary pulls few punches in its fresh look at what happens when religion and the secular world collide.
" the farmstead of Louis Sweetzer (Herthum), a taciturn drunk who claims his doe-eyed daughter, Nell (Bell), is possessed...."

Aug. 27, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Jonah Hex
The disfigured Weird Western Tales antihero gets his own movie, which mixes elements of the Western and the supernatural.
" a stone-cold neo-Western thoroughbred. It's not that this punch-drunk exercise in extraneous exposition and Adderall editing is utterly..."

June 25, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

When in Rome
Kristen Bell stars as a woman who pulls three coins from a fountain … and three new beaus in the process.
"...sits an ancient, magical fountain. Heartsick, or maybe just drunk and bitter that her baby sister got married first,..."

Feb. 5, 2010 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Lake City
A heavy-handed melodrama that features a young, brooding antihero and Sissy Spacek as his emotionally paralyzed mom.
"...problems reads like an ancient Greek litany: He’s a drunk, he’s on the run from a violent drug dealer..."

Dec. 5, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Henry Poole Is Here
Director Mark Pellington has turned soft with this corny, redemptive, and/or inspirational tale that stars Luke Wilson.
"...or inspirational. Wilson plays Henry Poole, a bloated, unshaven drunk who buys a house in his old neighborhood and..."

Aug. 15, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Evan Almighty
Steve Carell's new film is a mild laffer instead of a divine comedy.
"...part of the Noah story in which he becomes drunk and appears naked before his three sons.) Most disconcerting,..."

June 22, 2007 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Spike & Mike's Sick & Twisted Festival of Animation 2007
The boys are back with their hyper-filthy animation show.
"...alone, or Spike & Mike at the Alamo, totally drunk and potentially drenched but maybe, just maybe, going home..."

Jan. 19, 2007 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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.
"...who-knows-what: some alternative to fleabag filmmaking, womanizing, and the drunk tank at middle age. His mother (Saint, delightfully self-composed)..."

April 14, 2006 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

While the unconventional Yes doesn’t realize all of its artistic ambitions, its depiction of romantic passion still resonates.
"...choices in this regard; she’s like a film student drunk on exploring what the camera can do. Happily, those..."

July 29, 2005 Movie Review by Steve Davis

50 First Dates
Drew and the Sandman team up once more to make Valentine's weekend box-office dollars.
"...him as a romantic leading man in P.T. Anderson’s Punch-Drunk Love, when he was beating up a public restroom..."

Feb. 13, 2004 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

White-trash hell from the writer of Kids.
"...and a dwarf being amorously pawed by a maudlin, sloppy-drunk Korine. Xenia is a real place, but the menagerie..."

Nov. 28, 1997 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Leaving Las Vegas
", alcoholism. Nicolas Cage plays Ben Sanderson, a hopeless drunk with no desire to quit and no overriding need..."

Nov. 22, 1995 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

"...We see Telly and his friends hanging out, getting drunk, smoking dope, fighting, fucking (there's no sex here, no..."

Sept. 1, 1995 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

I Am Cuba
I Am Cuba was actually shot as an elaborate pro-Castro piece of Soviet propaganda, but instead it's as if everyone in question just went gaga, drunk on the sheer beauty of Cuba and making up new film techniques as they went along. The film is a stylistically brilliant quartet of vignettes set during the waning years of the Batista regime. The interconnecting stories that propel the film along were written by Russian poet laureate Yevgeny Yevtushenko.
"...were supposed to be creating and just went gaga, drunk on the sheer beauty of Cuba and making up..."

July 28, 1995 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Spanking the Monkey
"...him. One night, while Ray and his mother are drunk and watching TV, one thing leads to the next..."

Sept. 16, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Highway Patrolman
"...and soon becomes engulfed in another depressing social system. Drunk and remorseful one night in a local bar, he's..."

April 8, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Body Snatchers
"...than when she spent all her time passed out drunk on the couch? Weird may exist only in the..."

Jan. 14, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

A Dangerous Woman
"...the opening moments of the film by the politician's drunken, jealous wife (Metcalf, of TV's Roseanne). When Martha is..."

Dec. 3, 1993 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Hated: G.G. Allin and the Murder Junkies
"...own excrement into the audience; here's the band, righteously drunk and unhindered by talent, stumbling into the speaker columns;..."

Oct. 8, 1993 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Comfort of Strangers
"...and tells them revealing tales of his childhood. Too drunk to find their way back to their hotel through..."

May 17, 1991 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Beware 'The Visitor'
Drafthouse Films brings space oddity to screens tonight
"...full of Avatar Aang imitators. Exploding basketballs. Creepy birds. Drunk Sam Peckinpah. Demon kids doing gymnastics. And it's probably..."

Nov. 1, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Donny Cates Is No 'Buzzkill'
Local writer collaborates with Toadies drummer for new comic
"...his superpowers are activated when he gets really, really drunk...."

Sept. 18, 2013 Books Post by Richard Whittaker

Chaos in Tejas Live (Finale): Power Trip, World War 4, Rival Mob
Daytime hardcore stomp and thrash fury
"...Dear drunk guy standing at the back of Red 7 yelling..."

June 3, 2013 Music Post by Richard Whittaker

More Trouble for Rosemary Lehmberg
Former political rival seeks removal and criminal charges
"...hours after she was popped on April 12 for drunk driving...."

June 3, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Lehmberg Sentenced to 45 Days in Jail
BAC almost three times legal limit
"...District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg this morning pleaded guilty to drunk driving and was sentenced to 45 days in jail...."

April 19, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Letters at 3AM
Let's Get Drunk and Read Poetry
"...and ... oh ... oh ... oh let's get drunk and read poetry...."

Dec. 22, 2000 Column by Michael Ventura

Fast, Cheap, & Out of Control
While the rest of the nation was rallying around the flag, screenwriter and director Sturges was spitting out a series of rapid-fire Hollywood comedies that showed untruth, injustice, inequality, corruption, chicanery, and illicit sex running rampant across this land from sea to shining sea.
"...cocktail, the kind that makes you love to get drunk. And want to shoot up a train...."

Jan. 14, 2000 Screens Feature by Robert Faires

Throwing a Few Back With Shit-faced Shakespeare
When it's time to perform Shit-faced Shakespeare, here's how an actor prepares
"...If the notion of an actor getting drunk before the play seems odd, then it's time you..."

July 21, 2017 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Common Law
Are Texas Drunk Driving Laws Tough Enough?
"...Are Texas Drunk Driving Laws Tough Enough? The Common Law receives lots..."

Dec. 30, 2005 Column by Luke Ellis

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