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  • 2008 - Page One Contest/Minnesota Society of Professional Journalists, published July 4, 2007

    "L.A. Plays Itself"

2006 Stories by Rob Nelson

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  • Rocky V. Ahmadinejad

    published December 21, 2006

    Bankrupt and brain damaged in Rocky V, a bout fought so long ago that the other Bush was still sucker-punching Saddam, Sylvester... More >>

  • The Man Who Loved Women

    published November 23, 2006

    Men are literally disposable in Pedro Almodóvar's Volver. But the film, particularly for fans of the gynophilic, flamboyantly... More >>

  • Volver

    published October 19, 2006

    Volver. The title of this latest and highly enjoyable comic melodrama from beloved Spanish director Pedro Almodóvar translates as... More >>

  • A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints

    published October 19, 2006

    A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints. They say youse can never go home again, but Queens-bred big-timer Dito Montiel revisits his old... More >>

  • Lord Have Mercy

    published October 12, 2006

    God is in the details no matter what you believe, but Jesus Camp is content to introduce its appalled exposé of Christian... More >>

  • Downward Mobility

    published August 3, 2006

    The old Lucas/Spielberg stunt of turning B-movie peekaboos into E-ticket thrill rides remains the industry standard — to the virtual... More >>

  • Truly, Madly, Darkly

    published July 6, 2006

    Slipped into the summer movie season like acid in your happy meal, Richard Linklater's A Scanner Darkly is a blockbuster of... More >>

  • Cruella de Vogue

    published June 29, 2006

    For an industry in decline, print journalism has done a fashion publicist's job of staying in vogue, particularly among the more stylish of... More >>

  • The Long Goodbye

    published June 8, 2006

    Like the Grand Ole Opry plopped into a fragrant barn at the county fair, Garrison Keillor's A Prairie Home Companion befits its roots in... More >>

  • Belgian Waffling

    published May 11, 2006

    Amid brutal competition from A History of Violence, Caché (Hidden), and Last Days, the top prize at last year's Cannes... More >>

  • Thank Hell for Little Girls

    published April 27, 2006

    The Darwinian theory that schlocksploitation must tighten its twist of the nuts with each new release will be tested strenuously for years —... More >>

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