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2004 Stories by Melissa Levine

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  • Bomb-alie

    published December 23, 2004

    A Very Long Engagement, the new film by French director Jean-Pierre Jeunet (most famously of Amélie), will have its fans. For... More >>

  • Enduring Creepiness

    published December 9, 2004

    There is something very important to know about Enduring Love that is not apparent from the title: It's a thriller. More specifically, it's... More >>

  • Enduring Creepiness

    published December 2, 2004

    There is something very important to know about Enduring Love that is not apparent from the title: It's a thriller. More specifically, it's... More >>

  • Misdirected

    published November 18, 2004

    Editor's note: The Florida International Film Festival finally comes to an end Sunday at Cinema Paradiso, with a screening of Pedro... More >>

  • Empty Sex

    published September 23, 2004

    The very best thing about A Dirty Shame, a giddy sex farce from John Waters, is the credits. What's not to love about a list of characters... More >>

  • Reese's Piece

    published September 2, 2004

    In Victorian England, 40,000 novels were published every year. Of the few that have endured, perhaps none is more worthy of a film adaptation than... More >>

  • Party Train

    published August 26, 2004

    Oh, Janis. Oh, gorgeous, outrageous, soul-ripping, rockin', bluesy momma Janis Joplin. She's a volcano. She's a tsunami. She's a fearless,... More >>

  • Sa-weet!

    published July 15, 2004

    It's charming. It's hilarious. It is perhaps the most beautifully crafted, lovingly rendered portrait of extreme geekitude ever to grace the... More >>

  • Mother Courage

    published July 8, 2004

    The first exceptional drama of 2004 is here, and it only took, what, seven months? Perhaps unsurprisingly, The Mother comes from British... More >>

  • Radio Free Haiti

    published April 29, 2004

    Every once in a while, you encounter a person who seems to have been born under an urgent, righteous star -- a person who is both a fiery activist... More >>

  • Lenin Grads

    published April 1, 2004

    If you were a college-aged East Berliner in October of 1989, chances are that your time was occupied by one of several things. Protesting comes to... More >>

  • Put Your Little Hand in Mine

    published March 11, 2004

    Remember Omar Sharif? He's been all but absent from the silver screen in recent years (though he has been seen -- or at least heard -- on... More >>

  • Rationality Will Not Save Us

    published February 12, 2004

    At the opening of The Fog of War, the brilliant new documentary from director Errol Morris, we see a composed, sharply groomed, middle-aged... More >>

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