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2005 Stories by Jean Oppenheimer

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  • Simply Galling

    published November 24, 2005

    Deception, betrayal and revenge. In his film directorial debut, acclaimed playwright/screenwriter/theater director Craig Lucas is done in by his... More >>

  • Exhuming McCarthy

    published October 13, 2005

    Good Night, and Good Luck, a riveting movie that's as entertaining as it is socially and politically important, could not have come... More >>

  • Better Mood

    published August 25, 2005

    Cineastes swooned over Hong Kong director Wong Kar Wai's 2000 film In the Mood for Love, a slow-as-molasses melodrama about two tediously... More >>

  • No Way Out

    published August 11, 2005

    Once you get past its negligible plot, scant dialogue and almost zero action, Gus Van Sant's elliptical rendering of the final hours in the... More >>

  • For Love of the Game

    published April 7, 2005

    Last year, the Simmons family of Needham, Massachusetts, just outside Boston, sent Christmas cards for the first time in more than 20 years. "We... More >>

  • Road Rules: Israel

    published March 24, 2005

    Most contemporary thrillers aren't concerned with moral dilemmas; the emphasis is on action and intrigue. The Israeli film Walk on... More >>

  • Great Clips

    published February 17, 2005

    The small Appalachian community of Whitwell, Tennessee, boasts two traffic lights and a population of 1,600, nearly all of them white and... More >>

  • Blade Runners

    published January 6, 2005

    Over a three-month period in 1994, machete-wielding Hutu tribesmen in Rwanda hacked to death 800,000 Tutsi men, women and children. News reports,... More >>

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