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'My Sister's Keeper': A Three-Hankie Circusnew

Unsubtleties be damned, our defenses fall, and Nick Cassavetes' reign as the go-to waterworks man remains uncontested.
Austin Chronicle  |  Kimberley Jones  |  06-26-2009  |  Reviews

'My Sister's Keeper' Turns on the Waterworks

Nick Cassavetes' three-hankie weepy lurches during moments of music-video sequences, and gratuitous voice-over narration from members of the Fitzgerald family as they struggle with their terminally ill daughter Kate (well played by Sofia Vassilieva).
City Pulse  |  Cole Smithey  |  06-22-2009  |  Reviews

Bringing GrittyBacknew

Cassavetes pushes Mr. SexyBack and the rest of his young cast to deliver fine, layered performances in a script that transcends what-up-yo cliches.
Washington City Paper  |  Tricia Olszewski  |  01-19-2007  |  Reviews

January Surprisenew

Justin Timberlake makes Alpha Dog decent, despite the appearance of Sharon Stone in a fat suit.
Tucson Weekly  |  Bob Grimm  |  01-18-2007  |  Reviews

Barking Up the Wrong Treenew

It's a soggy true-crime drama -- too serious to be trashy, too trashy to be serious.
Austin Chronicle  |  Marrit Ingman  |  01-15-2007  |  Reviews

Pop Instinctnew

Throw one more onto the youth-movie junk heap.
New York Press  |  Armond White  |  01-11-2007  |  Reviews

The Banality of Evil

Nick Cassavetes tells the tale of Jesse James Hollywood.
Maui Time  |  Cole Smithey  |  01-11-2007  |  Reviews

Teenage Wastelandnew

Nick Cassavetes discusses his picaresque new film.
Chicago Newcity  |  Ray Pride  |  01-10-2007  |  Profiles & Interviews

Who Let the Dog Out?new

Justin Timberlake stars in this testosterone-fueled film.
The Village Voice  |  Rob Nelson  |  02-01-2006  |  Reviews

Notebook Needs Another Draftnew

The love sap flows freely in this movie romance told in retrospect.
Austin Chronicle  |  Kimberley Jones  |  06-24-2004  |  Reviews

The Notebook is a hokey bag of Southern clichesnew

Everything from set design to dialogue to historical detail in The Notebook feels fake in this adaptation of crybaby novelist Nicholas Sparks' best-selling book.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Felicia Feaster  |  06-24-2004  |  Reviews

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