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— Ashley Judd, Kiss the Girls

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King Lear

King Lear is easier to appreciate than to like. —Marty Mapes (DVD review...)

King Lear mounts his castle for the last time

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Christian Slater

  • John Woo and Christian Slater

    Interview by Heather Wadowski: Woo and Slater shoot the breeze about Windtalkers
  • He Was a Quiet Man (2007)

    Slater was a quiet man Review by Marty Mapes: Occasionally works as a black comedy, but there's nothing real or true in it

  • Alone in the Dark (2005)

    Pity Christian Slater, Alone in the Dark Review by Marty Mapes: No subtext, no moral, no cultural observation, no substance; if it had calories, they would be empty

  • The Contender (2000)

    Gary Oldman fights The Contender Review by Marty Mapes: Political story of integrity survives its own sellout ending

  • Julian Po (1997)

    Review by Marty Mapes: French comic fable has Christian Slater going to a small rural town to commit suicide