Bill Gallo

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  • 9 years ago | Film Reviews

    Anyone who wants to start feeling good about war again — and hey, pilgrim, isn't it about time? — might do well to take in Flyboys. In this elaborate, computer-generated fantasy, the plucky volunteer pilots of the Lafayette Escadrille ar...

  • 9 years ago | Film Reviews

    "The Rock" — formerly known as "Flex Kavana" and, a bit later, as "Rocky Maivia" — was a practicing actor long before he turned to movies and started taking down $12 million paychecks. The happily deluded throngs who used to watch him la...

  • 9 years ago | Film Reviews

    If, at this remove, we can imagine Vienna in the late 1890s, we behold a great imperial capital in ferment. Gustav Mahler is not only reinventing the harmonic structure of serious music but he is getting his head seriously shrunk by Sigmund Freud....

  • 9 years ago | Film Reviews

    For 35 years, Woody Allen was a long shot to stray into the Bronx or Staten Island — much less the alien reaches of London, England. The creator of Manhattan has always been joined to his chosen borough like pastrami on rye — so when he ...

  • 9 years ago | Film Reviews

    About three-quarters of the way through Waist Deep, the hero of the piece — an indestructible ex-convict who calls himself O2 (2 Fast 2 Furious star Tyrese Gibson) — peers out through the swirling smoke and the bloody mayhem of an urban ...

  • 9 years ago | Film Reviews

    The Old West has vanished, John Wayne is dead, and — this just in — the two most famous ranch hands in America are gay. But there would be no point in telling any of that to Harlan Fairfax Carruthers, the deceptively charming protagonist...

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