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Coming Attractions (September 2008)

posted by Nell Minow

There’s only one movie opening up this week, “Bankok Dangerous” with Nicolas Cage. That’s everything I know about it. It isn’t screening for critics, and that means the studio is pretty sure it won’t even get one good review.

But next week, things really pick up! I am very excited about “Righteous Kill,” starring Robert DeNiro and Al Pacino.

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And I am even more excited about “Burn Before Reading,” from the Coen Brothers (“Fargo,” “No Country for Old Men”), starring George Clooney, Frances McDormand, and Brad Pitt.

Stay tuned!

  • Alicia

    “Burn Before Reading” looks like it might be great. I hope it is more like “Raising Arizona” and less like “The Big Lebowski.”
    (The violence in “Raising Arizona” was cartoon-like and didn’t break the comedic mood, while the violence in “Lebowski” was way too realistic for a comedy.)

  • Nell Minow

    A good point, Alicia. Where do you think “Fargo” fits in on that list?

  • Alicia

    I think of “Fargo” as a tragedy with comic overtones. It shows all of the consequences that follow from one really bad decision by the character played by William H. Macy.

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