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2007 Stories by Nathan Lee

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  • Strangers on a Train

    published October 18, 2007

    The estranged brothers Whitman have reunited for a journey on board The Darjeeling Limited, a colorful old locomotive traversing the... More >>

  • 349 Movies to Go

    published October 18, 2007

    Ang Lee steams up Toronto with <i>Lust, Caution</i>.Sundance signals, for better or worse, the state of American independent... More >>

  • Greetings From Toronto...

    published September 20, 2007

    It's pretty much a toss-up which I love more: gorging on cinema or getting up at noon. And so, on the first day of the Toronto International... More >>

  • Videocam of the Dead

    published September 20, 2007

    Late at night, alone in the woods, a group of film students at work on a no-budget horror film called The Death of Death are interrupted... More >>

  • So Close, and Yet So Far

    published September 20, 2007

    The exemplary achievements of the 2007 Toronto International Film Festival succeeded by one of two means: narrowing the gap between author and... More >>

  • 349 Movies To Go

    published September 6, 2007

    Sundance signals, for better or worse, the state of American independent filmmaking. Cannes keeps faith, for those who still believe, with the... More >>

  • A Star Is Bourne (Again)

    published August 2, 2007

    The Bourne Ultimatum opens in Russia as amnesiac superspy Jason Bourne (Matt Damon) does what he does best: elude capture, crack... More >>

  • Charge of the Light Brigade

    published July 26, 2007

    In the observation room of the spacecraft Icarus II, passengers sit on a bench in front of a large, rectangular screen displaying a view... More >>

  • Auto-Chaotic

    published July 5, 2007

    Transformers twiddles its big, fat, stupid robotic thumbs for the better part of two hours before jabbing them into your eye socket and... More >>

  • Unbunch Panties, Please

    published June 14, 2007

    Eli Roth is obviously a poseur, but on the evidence of Hostel: Part II, he´s also kind of a pussy. Anyone can string a naked woman up... More >>

  • Pirates of the Caribbean: At Wit's End

    published May 24, 2007

    Directed by Gore Verbinski. Written by Ted Elliott and Terry Rossio. Starring Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley, and Geoffrey Rush.... More >>

  • Double Take!

    published April 5, 2007

    I've got a theory about Grindhouse, and it goes like this. At some point during the brainstorming/beer-bonging process by which... More >>

  • What a Difference a Day Makes

    published March 15, 2007

    The space-time continuum smacks the shit out of Sandra Bullock in Premonition, the latest in nonlinear nonsense, but the fun really gets... More >>

  • Yuppie Scum Meets Ravishing Refugee

    published March 15, 2007

    Let us applaud, on principle, Anthony Minghella's return to small-scale storytelling. Breaking and Entering marks his first original... More >>

  • Man-on-Man Action

    published March 8, 2007

    Long ago, there reigned a clan of Speedo-wearing militaristic psychopaths called the Spartans. They lived beneath a copper-colored sky, on a... More >>

  • 17 + 6 - 5 + 1 - 3 + 7 = 23!

    published February 22, 2007

    The Number 23 grabs hold of one stupid idea and runs so far with it in so many directions to such little purpose that it nearly won me over... More >>

  • O Say Can You... What?

    published January 4, 2007

    War is hell, says Home of the Brave, and if you're Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson, so is acting. Fiddy gets a leg up from typecasting as Jamal... More >>

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