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Jesus’ Son

(Alison Maclean, 1999) It has been a long time between cinematic 'drinks' for Alison Maclean. The Canadian-born, ex-New Zealand and now New York-based director first made her presence felt with her...
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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...
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Time Code

(Mike Figgis, 2000) Mike Figgis' new film deserves a certain degree of skepticism if only for its self proclaimed 'revolutionary' approach to cinema and for its radical posturing. In several statements...
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Chopper

(Andrew Dominik, 2000) "Apparently he feels no pain." Mick Harvey, screen composer for the film Chopper, enlightens me about the film's main character. There's no doubt that's the film's punch line...