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MONUMENT AVE. directed by Ted Demme; Miramax, 1998

What would otherwise be your run-of-the-mill, gangsters trying to break-the-cycle of-violence film is elevated by the performance of Dennis Leary playing a coked-out, two-bit car thief who runs with a modern day Irish outfit out of Boston. Call the sleeper patrol on this one! Leary who is fairly well type-cast at this point, with little […]

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AMELIE directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet; Miramax, 2002

Few films of the past year resonated with audiences as much as Jean-Pierre Jeunet's Amelie. Not since (yawn!) Cinema Paradiso artfully plucked North American heartstrings over a decade ago, has a foreign film so successfully endeared itself to fans and critics alike. It's typical, however, for the monster of hype surrounding such universally-adored phenomena to […]