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2000 Stories by Joe Leydon

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  • Chaos Theory

    published November 30, 2000

    The 15th-anniversary reissue of Ran underscores a singular irony: If lives and careers could be plotted as satisfyingly as movies, then... More >>

  • Force of One

    published September 7, 2000

    Sir Alec Guinness played characters older than himself for so long that when he died on August 5, the age listed in his obituaries came as a jolt... More >>

  • The (Balding) Eagle Has Landed

    published August 3, 2000

    Think of it as Armageddon for moviegoers with grown-up attention spans. Space Cowboys, perhaps the most pleasant surprise of this... More >>

  • Driver 23, Where Are You?

    published June 8, 2000

    Don't assume too much from the title: Driver 23 isn't a nifty new game for your Sony PlayStation, or a direct-to-video knockoff of Gone... More >>

  • Sexual Orienting Onscreen

    published May 25, 2000

    Throughout the first six decades of commercial cinema in America, the love that dared not speak its name was not entirely invisible. But you had... More >>

  • Lean Beefcake

    published May 25, 2000

    Giddy retro kitsch, talking-heads documentary and intensely campy melodrama are just a few of the ingredients tossed into the mulligan stew that... More >>

  • The World (Fest) Is Not Enough

    published April 6, 2000

    J. Hunter Todd still winces when he remembers an all-too-typical episode from last year's edition of his WorldFest/Houston International Film... More >>

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