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2001 Stories by Andy Klein

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  • Going Perm

    published October 11, 2001

    In the new low-budget indie comedy Haiku Tunnel, former temporary office worker Josh Kornbluth plays "Josh Kornbluth," a temporary... More >>

  • Our House

    published October 4, 2001

    Together is the second feature from Swedish director Lukas Moodysson, whose 1998 Fucking Amal was shown here two years ago... More >>

  • Happy and Gay

    published September 13, 2001

    Julie Davis's All Over the Guy is yet another entry in the ever-growing genre of gay romantic comedy. Ten years ago one would have... More >>

  • The Living End

    published August 23, 2001

    After nearly a decade's absence from the big screen, Suture auteurs Scott McGehee and David Siegel finally deliver a second feature with... More >>

  • Legally Bland

    published July 12, 2001

    Back in her early teens, Reese Witherspoon proved herself a terrific actress in her big-screen debut, Man in the Moon (1991). Since then... More >>

  • The Way They Were

    published June 28, 2001

    The Road Home is the tenth feature from Zhang Yimou, still the mainland Chinese director best known to international audiences. (His... More >>

  • Laughter à la Czech

    published June 21, 2001

    Who would have imagined that at this late date -- more than half a century after the end of World War II, after The Diary of Anne Frank,... More >>

  • Staying on Target

    published May 24, 2001

    Welcome to the movies of summer 2001! Of course whether you'll actually feel welcome is another issue: Hollywood is doing its usual stuff... More >>

  • Down and Dirty

    published May 24, 2001

    Chopper, the first feature from Australian video director Andrew Dominik, is a strong, effective, but often stomach-churning... More >>

  • Dr. Yes

    published March 29, 2001

    As its title suggests, Spy Kids is an action fantasy aimed primarily at the preteen/early-teen audience. For all its thrills -- and... More >>

  • Macho Pig

    published March 29, 2001

    Amid the plethora of films with Freddie Prinze, Jr., Mena Suvari, Chris Klein, and Jason Biggs, it's nice -- in theory at least -- to see a... More >>

  • Sweet Seoul Music

    published March 22, 2001

    Im Kwon Taek has long been the best-known Korean director in the United States; in fact it would be fair to say he's pretty much the only... More >>

  • A Woven Life

    published March 15, 2001

    With luck Yi Yi (A One and a Two), the seventh release from... More >>

  • The American Way

    published March 8, 2001

    Director John Herzfeld's 1996 feature, the droll and underrated 2 Days in the Valley, was a more than adequate counterbalance to the... More >>

  • In the Mood for Mood

    published February 22, 2001

    With In the Mood for Love, Wong Kar-wai solidifies his stature as the subtlest and most idiosyncratic of Hong... More >>

  • Emotion in Motion

    published January 11, 2001

    For slightly more than a decade, Chinese martial arts films have directly and indirectly gained a growing audience in the United States. Now the... More >>

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