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'Spread' is Spread Thinlynew

Wonder if Spread's producer and star, Ashton Kutcher, drew on his relationship with Demi Moore for the role of Nikki, a New Age gigolo who whores himself out to rich cougars so he can squat in their Hollywood Hills pads and take them shopping for his Prada threads.
NOW Magazine  |  Radheyan Simonpillai  |  08-17-2009  |  Reviews

'The Pool' and 'Mister Foe': Breaking Ladnew

The young men in these two films get a few harsh doses of reality.
Washington City Paper  |  Tricia Olszewski  |  10-10-2008  |  Reviews

'Mister Foe' Tries to Come of Age

Quirky for its own sake, Mister Foe (originally titled Hallum Foe) is an opaque attempt at a coming-of-age-via-modified-incest story that follows malcontent Hallam (Jamie Bell) after the suspicious death of his mother lands another woman (Claire Forlani) in his filthy rich father's bed.
Maui Time  |  Cole Smithey  |  09-11-2008  |  Reviews

'Mister Foe': Growing Up Voyeurnew

Equal parts sweet and perverse, this Scottish coming-of-age story about a teenage voyeur is unpredictable, compelling, and features great performances and soundtrack.
Austin Chronicle  |  Marjorie Baumgarten  |  08-22-2008  |  Reviews

Trashy Beach Reading -- in Convenient Movie Form

It wasn't meant to be a romantic comedy, but this overheated romance gets so overwrought it's often laugh-out-loud hilarious.
Columbus Alive  |  Melissa Starker  |  09-08-2005  |  Reviews

Aw Nutsnew

This is a thriller sans kick, a snapshot of obsession that's less about the risks one takes for true love than it is about the dumb chances one takes when stifled and bored and game for any sort of excitement.
Miami New Times  |  Robert Wilonsky  |  09-05-2005  |  Reviews

Healers and Head Casesnew

In this adaptation of Patrick McGrath's novel, Natasha Richardson and Ian McKellan wonder if the patients have taken over the asylum.
Austin Chronicle  |  Marc Savlov  |  09-01-2005  |  Reviews

Obsession and Entrapment Fuel Superb Filmnew

Scottish director David Mackenzie's morbid, erotic film has an economical, compressed style that covers a great deal of action and subtext in a tight space.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Felicia Feaster  |  08-18-2005  |  Reviews

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