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1998 Stories by Scott Timberg

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  • Nowhere man

    published August 6, 1998

    These are the kinds of people who show up in Hal Hartley films: a nun who writes pornography; a surly, amnesiac hit man; a gas-station attendant... More >>

  • Deja vu all over again

    published June 11, 1998

    Henry Jaglom's movies offer everything that Americans hate about French films, but with little of the philosophical depth or visual daring that... More >>

  • Love and abstinence

    published April 16, 1998

    With I Love You...Don't Touch Me!, first-time filmmaker Julie Davis has made a low-budget movie about love and abstinence among under-30s that... More >>

  • Roadshows

    published March 12, 1998

    Static electricity It wouldn't be worth putting up with all the ugliness of Come--the raspy howl of Thalia Zedek's voice, the ring and... More >>

  • Skin shallow

    published February 26, 1998

    His eye trained on the manic collision of Catholicism and consumerism, Pedro Almodovar has made some of the most lively, genre-bending films of... More >>

  • Like father, like son

    published February 19, 1998

    The Only Thrill, directed by Houston native Peter Masterson, is a conventional, sentimental movie that nonetheless hits where it aims. The film,... More >>

  • Not bad enough

    published January 29, 1998

    Thanks to The Grave, acclaimed at the '96 Sundance Film Festival, and Hollywood's need to produce new indie stars, Josh and Jonas Pate have been... More >>

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