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Rod Lurie’s The Contender

Rod Lurie began his career as a writer on film for various publications in the U.S., but as with so many before him, he had an idea for a script, the desire to direct, and the image of Joan Allen as the lea...
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Harry (He is Here to Help)

It's touted as a smash-hit thriller, a film of Hitchcockian suspense. To be truthful, it's only moderately successful on both counts. Yet Dominik Moll's Harry (He Is Here To Help) (2000) is still an engagin...
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Charlie’s Angels

It's a fair bet that everyone has a friend or relative like this: the funny, endearing, goofy one that always seems somehow out of step with everyone else. They dress wrong, find themselves in impossibly ab...
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Snatch

(Guy Ritchie, 2000) In the wake of Tarantino's Pulp Fiction (1994), a spate of films have aimed to replicate its jazzy, frantic style, its knowing self-referentiality with their own representations of un...
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Apache

Apache (USA 1954) Dir. Robert Aldrich, Dist: United Artists, Production Company: Linden Productions for Hecht Lancaster, Producer: Harold Hecht, Screenplay: James R. Webb, based on the novel Bronco Apach...
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Rules of Engagement

(William Friedkin, 2000) If mainstream American cinema acts as any guide, the US clearly harbours a great admiration for all things military. Somewhere buried in the psychology of this nation lies a stro...