Andreas Nahas

CONTRIBUTIONS

Cage is a loose cannon cop on the edge...again

Nicolas Cage's performance meets all your expectations, and then some, in Werner Herzog's newest film.

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November 20, 2009

Siskel Center revisits tragic romance

All That Heaven Allows, Far from Heaven, and Ali:Fear Eats the Soul will all be showing at the Gene Siskel Film Center this November.

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October 27, 2009

The aims of Education: Doubtful minds in changing times

Strong acting, especially by the lead actress Carey Mulligan, and strong stylistic choices by director Lone Scherfig make An Education stand out among the numerous 60s throwbacks.

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October 16, 2009

Coens' Man fights more than a mid-life crisis

Despite the ambiguity of its ending, those who see the film for what it truly is will not be disappointed, as it is one the Coens’ best and deserves a spot alongside "Fargo" and "No Country for Old Men."

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October 4, 2009

Up deflated by pandering plot, unoriginal visuals

In Up, set for nationwide release today, Pixar delivers what is easily its worst film. 

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May 29, 2009

For film buffs this month, Doc’s not the only game in town

Although it doesn’t have the beaches of Cannes, the mountains of Sundance, or even the clean streets of Toronto, the 44th annual Chicago International Film Festival packs a punch.

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October 14, 2008

Dodos rise from extinction, play in Shoreland

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April 18, 2008

City of God sequel fails to find the flair of the favelas

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March 4, 2008

Dead zombies show spark despite lifeless plot

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February 19, 2008