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Forward: Alexander Payne Takes a Step in the Right Directionnew

The alternately rollicking and mournful road comedy about the terrors of settling into middle age takes place during a vacation taken by two men, pals since college, in California wine country. Accompanying the review is an interview with director Alexander Payne.
Boston Phoenix  |  Steve Vineberg  |  10-28-2004  |  Reviews

Worst Campaign Journalists Advance in Round 2 of Wimblehacknew

There is something negative going on when a paper like The New York Times runs the same campaign article hundreds of times, quoting the same 30 or so campaign characters, with only the dateline and the crowd photo changing. Second part of series.
New York Press  |  Matt Taibbi  |  10-13-2004  |  Media

Like Father, Like Sonnew

Melvin Van Peebles' son Mario pays tribute to his father's groundbreaking blaxploitation film Sweet Sweetback's Baad Asssss Song, and also settles a few old Oedipal scores along the way.
Austin Chronicle  |  Marjorie Baumgarten  |  06-24-2004  |  Reviews

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