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2001 Stories by Bill Gallo

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  • Clay Feet

    published December 27, 2001

    The most daunting thing for an actor is to portray a god, and when that god comes equipped with a tangle of myths and the quickest left jab in... More >>

  • Dental Damned

    published November 22, 2001

    It takes a nimble mind to mix light and dark, to wed humor with treachery, and in Novocaine, newcomer David Atkins is not always up to the... More >>

  • Cain and Very Able

    published November 15, 2001

    Joel and Ethan Coen's periodic genuflections to classic Hollywood are inevitably accompanied by a knowing wink from one brother and a wry smile... More >>

  • A Glitch in Time

    published September 20, 2001

    The beautiful little conceit at the heart of Brad Anderson's Happy Accidents is that audiences will sit still once more for the crackpot... More >>

  • Secret Worlds

    published August 30, 2001

    Tran Anh Hung's beautiful meditation on family ties and family traumas, The Vertical Ray of the Sun, marks a captivating new chapter in the... More >>

  • Nurse Sissi

    published July 26, 2001

    German filmmaker Tom Tykwer has a gift for fusing psychological complexity and crackling plot without forsaking the excitements of either. The... More >>

  • Gangsta Crap

    published July 26, 2001

    When last we spotted indie icons Vince Vaughn and Jon Favreau on-screen together, they were knocking back fruit-flavored martinis and chasing L.A.... More >>

  • Unforgotten

    published July 12, 2001

    In the movies, dead husbands and dearly departed boyfriends have an irksome habit of revisiting the women who once loved them -- usually at... More >>

  • Say the Right Thing

    published May 10, 2001

    Irish. Sex. Farce. These are not three words you see snuggled up together very often. Given the ironclad no-noes of the... More >>

  • The More the Merrier

    published March 29, 2001

    The heroine of Andrucha Waddington's Me You Them is a force of nature who... More >>

  • Away with Conventions

    published January 4, 2001

    The year 2000 was by no means the best of times for moviegoers, but only a curmudgeon would fail to find, say, ten points of light in a darkened... More >>

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