Scott Timberg

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  • 15 years ago | Reviews

    When people write about Yo La Tengo, they typically concentrate on the fact that the band's drummer, Georgia Hubley, and its singer-guitarist, Ira Kaplan, are married, and that they sometimes sing about it. But the Hoboken trio is far more than an...

  • 17 years ago | Film Reviews

    Henry Jaglom offers everything that Americans hate about French cinema -- the foppish characters, the glacial pace -- but with little of their philosophical depth or visual daring. Additionally, he regurgitates the annoying qualities of Woody Alle...

  • 17 years ago | Film Reviews

    With I Love You, Don't Touch Me!, first-time filmmaker Julie Davis has made a low-budget movie about love and abstinence among under-30s that takes its cues less from the work of her generational peers -- Noah Baumbach's Kicking and Screaming (199...

  • 18 years ago | Film Reviews

    British actor Gary Oldman, who made his mark playing a punk in 1986's Sid and Nancy and a playwright in 1987's Prick Up Your Ears, wrote and directed Nil By Mouth, which has already drawn comparisons to the class-conscious dramas of Mike Leigh (Na...

  • 18 years ago | Film Reviews

    His eye trained on the manic collision of Catholicism and consumerism, Spanish director Pedro Almodovar has made some of the most lively, genre-bending films of the past two decades. The guru of a visual style that emphasizes bright primary colors...