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  • 2008 - Southern California Journalism Awards/LA Press Club, published April 5, 2007

    "Fight Club"

  • 2008 - Southern California Journalism Awards/LA Press Club, published July 5, 2007

    "Rock 'Em, Sock 'Em"

  • 2007 - Southern California Journalism Awards/LA Press Club, published July 20, 2006

    "Unreal Estate"

2004 Stories by Luke Y. Thompson

Archives: 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000 | 1999
  • Sour Lemony

    published December 16, 2004

    This much can be said for the movie version of Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events: Its villain, Count Olaf, just might... More >>

  • Faker's Dozen

    published December 9, 2004

    If you've already decided to see Ocean's Twelve, it's probably best not to read much about it. Unlike its predecessor, a remake that... More >>

  • Well Trained

    published November 11, 2004

    Most articles written about The Polar Express have focused on its groundbreaking technology, which takes the process used to create... More >>

  • Green Achers

    published November 4, 2004

    Those familiar with the films of David Gordon Green (George Washington, All the Real Girls) likely have one big question... More >>

  • U.S.A.-holes

    published October 14, 2004

    A parody of Gerry Anderson marionette shows (such as Thunderbirds and Joe 90), Jerry Bruckheimer action movies and the '80s... More >>

  • Indecent Disposal

    published September 23, 2004

    Here's a message for all you single, horny, hot-blooded, heterosexual males out there: It's time to break out the champagne. Wait, scratch that,... More >>

  • Shell Shock

    published September 16, 2004

    If Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence were a live-action sequel, there would be a lot of gossip about star histrionics, creative... More >>

  • Shark Bait

    published August 5, 2004

    As a reviewer, it can be very tempting to want in on the ground floor of a phenomenon, to say you were there first when some low-budget feature... More >>

  • Bizarre Love Triangle

    published July 29, 2004

    You may have already heard the stories about A Home at the End of the World. In what many viewers have deemed a big loss, Colin... More >>

  • Sacrificing Isaac

    published July 15, 2004

    If you're wondering how Hollywood could possibly adapt Isaac Asimov's I, Robot, a collection of similarly themed short stories bound... More >>

  • Soul Doubt

    published July 1, 2004

    America's Heart & Soul, the debut feature from commercial director Louis Schwartzberg, is being depicted in some quarters as the... More >>

  • Tears in Heaven

    published June 24, 2004

    It's often a challenge to fairly assess a film that, by its very conception, is simply targeted to an entirely different demographic from one's... More >>

  • Burning Japanese

    published June 17, 2004

    It begins with the roar. That unmistakable sound, like an untuned violin being scraped against a rusty saw blade. Anyone with any exposure at all... More >>

  • Harry Goes Scary

    published June 3, 2004

    As much of the civilized world now knows, the latest Harry Potter director is Alfonso Cuaron, best known for the explicit teen sexual... More >>

  • Baby Love

    published March 25, 2004

    Viewers rightfully marvel at the colorful CG seascapes of Finding Nemo and the unique drawing style of The Triplets of Belleville,... More >>

  • Breast in Show

    published March 18, 2004

    Oh, dear. Angelina Jolie's made another bad film. Is it too soon to give up on her yet? There's no denying that Jolie is sexy as hell. The... More >>

  • Damn it, Mamet

    published March 11, 2004

    The problem with Spartan isn't so much that it's mediocre, but that it could be a whole lot better. Unlike writer-director David... More >>

  • Adam 'n' Heave

    published February 12, 2004

    With 50 First Dates, it seems as though Adam Sandler is trying to compile a greatest-hits film, cobbling together the stuff that... More >>

  • Painting By Numbers

    published January 8, 2004

    So, have you ever wondered what exactly goes into the painting of a portrait? You might have suspected there's more to it than a painter saying... More >>

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