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David Edelstein

January 8, 2007 | The Movie Review
Apocalpyse (Not So Long From) Now

In the thrillingly dire Children of Men, Clive Owen and dystopia make a nice pair.

December 25, 2006 | The Movie Review
Behind Enemy Lines

Clint Eastwood’s unshakable Iwo Jima; Judi Dench’s acidity trip; and a Rocky you can kinda root for.

December 11, 2006 | The Movie Review
And Opening This Week

Homeless for the holidays in Will Smith’s feverish Pursuit of Happyness. Plus: Dreamgirls and Mel.

December 18, 2006 |
The Year in Movies

It wasn’t too soon for one 9/11 film, and it couldn’t have been a better year, tragically, for Iraq documentaries. Helen Mirren ruled. Maggie Gyllenhaal and Ryan Gosling were highly addictive. And the best movie of the year was well, scroll down.

December 11, 2006 | The Movie Review
They Cut Glass. And Hands.

For such a formulaic film, Blood Diamond does have one very nice surprise. (Plus: Leo’s good in it.)

December 4, 2006 | Feature
The Sex Symbol Who Showers in the Dark

Bill Nighy makes great art in the territory between utter poise and utter collapse.

December 4, 2006 | The Movie Review
Ugly Disemboweled Americans

What the horror-show Turistas has in common with Babel. Plus: Remembering Robert Altman.

November 27, 2006 | The Movie Review
Top of Its Class

The History Boys shows why Dead Poets Society was such a sham.

November 20, 2006 | The Movie Review
Somebody Does It Better

Reinvention, indeed: Daniel Craig is a Bond we could get used to seeing in a tuxedo.

November 13, 2006 | The Movie Review
Hairy Situation

As Diane Arbus in the quasi-biopic Fur, Nicole Kidman suffers from personality-deficit disorder.

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