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Tom Tykwer Zings 'The International'new

What, might you ask, is the cause of all this cloak-and-dagger skullduggery? Well, I could tell you, but then I’d have to bore you.
L.A. Weekly  |  Scott Foundas  |  02-13-2009  |  Reviews

Bankers Are the Enemy in Two Subprime Filmsnew

Your neighborhood bank may have long lines, employ irksome tellers, and consistently screw up your balance. But at least it never tries to murder you, right?
Washington City Paper  |  Tricia Olszewski  |  02-12-2009  |  Reviews

Bad Banks Are Back: Clive Owen and Naomi Watts Sizzle in 'The International'new

The timing of this smart, savvy thriller couldn't be better, what with its corporate-banks-are-evil theme and a hero who yells at banksters that he wants "some fucking justice." And, of course, Clive Owen is always welcome on my movie screen.
Charleston City Paper  |  Maryann Johanson  |  02-11-2009  |  Reviews

Movie Buzz: In Voguenew

Isla Fisher takes the lead role in the big-screen adaptation of Sophie Kinsella’s much-loved ‘Shopaholic’ series, but her love is for fashion, not men.
Metro Spirit  |  Mariah Gardner  |  02-11-2009  |  Reviews

Clive Owen Creates a Secret Agent All His Own in 'The International'new

Clive Owen was not chosen to play James Bond, even after years of speculation that the 007 role was a natural fit. Yet in The International he does get to play a character who somewhat resembles Bond, and with a plot in which the secret agent would feel at home.
The Georgia Straight  |  Ian Caddell  |  02-09-2009  |  Profiles & Interviews

Death and Sniffingnew

Perfume is pretty, but its need for constant narration dooms it to mediocrity.
Tucson Weekly  |  James DiGiovanna  |  01-18-2007  |  Reviews

Aromatic Musingsnew

Adapted from Patrick Suskind's heretofore unadaptable cult novel about an olfactory vampire in 18th-century France, Perfume is a gorgeous but woefully overlong and ultimately misguided mess.
Austin Chronicle  |  Marjorie Baumgarten  |  01-15-2007  |  Reviews

Scents and Sensibilitynew

Ben Whishaw discusses playing one fascinating, nosy killer in Perfume.
NOW Magazine  |  Barrett Hooper  |  01-08-2007  |  Profiles & Interviews

Sour Smell of Excessnew

As silly and nasty as it is sumptuous.
Washington City Paper  |  Mark Jenkins  |  01-05-2007  |  Reviews

An Epic Messnew

The film adaptation of Perfume took years to make -- Stanley Kubrick considered it unfilmable -- and the result is a gory mess.
INDY Week  |  Zack Smith  |  01-04-2007  |  Reviews

Scents and Sensibilitynew

Tykwer's Euro-extravaganza begins promisingly as a grotesque tour of the 18th century's olfactory nightmare.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Felicia Feaster  |  01-04-2007  |  Reviews

Eau de WTFnew

Perfume doesn't stink so much as it just kinda smells disturbingly weird, like when you visit the house of that friend nobody else wants to hang out with.
Dig Boston  |  David Wildman  |  01-03-2007  |  Reviews

Sweet Smell of Distressnew

Capturing the elusive scent of womanhood in all its gory details.
New York Press  |  Jennifer Merin  |  12-28-2006  |  Reviews

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