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Review: "Joe"

For years now, Nicholas Cage has been the subject of many a joke, meme, and parody trailer. Later on this year you can even see him in a remake of the Kirk Cameron film “Left Behind.” 537 more words

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Joe

★★★

Dir: David Gordon Green

(2013) 

After the com-plaintive, rootsy Prince AvalancheDavid Gordon Green takes a second shot at getting way back; Not quite as far as the knock out… 268 more words

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Partridge Transcendence (Weekly Links)

Links to reviews I wrote this week for the Herald and Seattle Weekly.

Transcendence. “Even the sure-fire gotcha moments don’t land with the expected punch.” 47 more words

Review - Prince Avalanche (2013)

David Gordon Green’s directorial resume includes such films as Pineapple Express, Your Highness and the TV series Eastbound & Down. I enjoyed these things to varying degrees and each has similar themes (and… 308 more words

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Beginnings

As David Gordon Green’s Joe rolls into theaters, a number of folks are attempting to reassess the recent career of Nice Cage. Joe is the first film Cage has taken on in years that doesn’t seem like a blatant cash grab. 406 more words

Beginnings

Painfully authentic and savage "Joe" among this year's best thus far

The roots of violence take many forms in director David Gordon Green’s stellar Southern crime drama, “Joe.”

First and foremost, there’s the near-comical levels to which the eponymous lead (played by Nicolas Cage) goes to in trying to prevent himself from going over the edge when dealing with others — supremely self-aware of his propensity for going off on someone, whether it’s a police officer or someone close to him. 667 more words

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