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John Anderson

Short People, Short Lives

This year at Cannes, where many of the dead seem to walk the Earth, Hostel Part II director Eli Roth repeatedly told interviewers that he couldn’t wait until it became okay to kill children in movies — “the last taboo,” he called it. It seems safe to say that Roth......

The Fabulist

Although director Ang Lee usually comports himself with modesty bordering on invisibility, with his new film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon he’s become a virtual quipster. For him, at any rate. What was his biggest problem in making his mystical, airborne martial-arts movie? ”We live in a world with gravity.“ Which......
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