Gregory Weinkauf

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  • 11 years ago | Film and TV

    "I know why I hate integrity," moans Jeremy Irons late in Callas Forever. "It's great for the person who has it; it's pure hell for those around it." Indeed. As tacky, ponytailed impresario Larry Kelly, Irons makes for one seriously deranged philo...

  • 11 years ago | Film and TV

    They walk among us. They resemble people, approximate our words and actions, present themselves more or less as human. And yet they are more -- a different species, with their own dark legends, their own clandestine meeting places. They are dorks,...

  • 11 years ago | Film and TV

    Movies pushing the indomitablity of human nature tend to make me want to puke, mainly because they're often created with a palpable self-congratulatory air by film-biz insiders whose real-life concept of "suffering" extends to being brought an inc...

  • 11 years ago | Film and TV

    If you've ever gone line-dancing with a gaggle of amputees on crank and hallucinogens, you know something of the feeling engendered by viewing Alexander. This broad, bold and ambitious film by Oliver Stone presents itself as a fairly straightforwa...

  • Johnny Depp's penchant for playing fruits and nuts is on proud (if subdued) display in his portrayal of Peter Pan's creator, James Matthew Barrie. Inspired by the young sons (particularly terrific Freddie Highmore) of widowed Sylvia...

  • 11 years ago | Film and TV

    Oh, that Johnny Depp. Played in some dime-a-dozen rock bands, did some average television, made a few cutesy little movies. Whatever. Yeah, he messes with his looks in a fun way sometimes, but otherwise he merely rides that nicotine-sunken-cheeks ...

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