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David Gordon Green

  • David Gordon Green and Paul Schneider

    Interview by Marty Mapes: Two promising filmmakers speak eloquently about inarticulateness
  • Halloween Kills (2021)

    Halloween Kills Review by Matt Anderson: I'ts becoming clear there's some sort of method to director David Gordon Green's madness.

  • Joe (2014)

    Cage finally gets his dirty cuppa Joe Review by Robert Denerstein: Finally, a worthy Nicolas Cage performance

  • The Sitter (2011)

    Review by Robert Denerstein: R-rated rot

  • Your Highness (2011)

    Review by Robert Denerstein: A royal flop

  • Snow Angels (2008)

    Beckinsale needs more Snow Angels to watch over her Review by Marty Mapes: Good meditation on class, but too grim for casual moviegoers and not poetic enough for art-housers

  • Undertow (2004)

    Bell and Alan get caught in the Undertow Review by Marty Mapes: A portrait of the rural South that engages all five senses

  • All the Real Girls (2003)

    Director Green looks for All the Real Girls Review by Marty Mapes: Green's style will put him among the big names of a new generation of filmmakers

  • George Washington (2000)

    DVD review by Marty Mapes: Like eavesdropping on people you didn't even know existed in America