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  • 2008 - Page One Contest/Minnesota Society of Professional Journalists, published July 4, 2007

    "L.A. Plays Itself"

2001 Stories by Rob Nelson

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  • Mann vs. Machine

    published December 19, 2001

    The movie rarely reveals more than could be gleaned from the sports arena's upper deck--and sometimes less. More >>

  • Analyze This

    published December 5, 2001

    The Royal Tenenbaums is a triumph that will finally earn Wes Anderson a little credit. But will that credit fully belong to him? More >>

  • Size Matters

    published November 28, 2001

    For Writer-Director-Actor Edward Burns, the Luck of the Irish is Part of the Package. More >>

  • Playtime

    published November 21, 2001

    An Actor Follows a New Script for Romance in 'Va savoir'. More >>

  • God or Godard?

    published October 31, 2001

    A Series of Jean-Luc Godard's Favorite Films Sees the Critic-Turned Director Delivering Pronouncements From on High. More >>

  • Linklater's Being and Nothingness

    published October 24, 2001

    Riffing really intensely on whatever: writer-director-actor Richard Linklater. More >>

  • Movie Matters

    published October 17, 2001

    After September 11: Projecting the future of entertainment at the New York Film Festival More >>

  • Crossing Over

    published October 10, 2001

    Twin Cities documentarians seek national exposure in New York. More >>

  • Bad Taste 101

    published September 5, 2001

    The Producers and 101 Reykjavik are textbook cases of repugnance redeemed More >>

  • Touch Me, I'm Sick

    published August 29, 2001

    Bubble Boy's comedy is not infectious. More >>

  • Ghostbuster

    published August 22, 2001

    An intrepid teen exorcises the spooky realm of Starblockbusterandnoble in Ghost World. More >>

  • What a Feeling

    published August 8, 2001

    An Oak Street retrospective pulls us back to the flashy days of Eighties cinema. More >>

  • Beauty and the Beast

    published August 1, 2001

    Tim Burton's outsider art survives even the brute commercialism of Planet of the Apes. More >>

  • Peak Performance

    published July 25, 2001

    Lhakpa Tsamchoe takes the high road to promote Himalaya More >>

  • Imitations of Life

    published July 11, 2001

    Hollywood diva Lana Turner prepared for her melodramas all her life. More >>

  • Saving Stanley Kubrick

    published July 4, 2001

    With A.I. Artificial Intelligence, Steven Spielberg tries to rescue the world's most elusive filmmaker from an unhappy ending. More >>

  • Adventures in Baby-sitting

    published June 6, 2001

    Local director Tara Spartz's teen farce turns freelance childcare into serious business. More >>

  • The Plaisir Principle

    published May 23, 2001

    Or, Cannes 2001: How to love the movies without hating yourself More >>

  • Cannes Relief Fund

    published May 16, 2001

    Abbas Kiarostami's trip to war-and AIDS-ravaged Uganda raises questions about what we're all doing in Cannes. More >>

  • The Auteurs of Unhappiness

    published May 16, 2001

    Solondz brings his salt shaker to another open wound; Denis makes Trouble. More >>

  • L'humanité

    published May 16, 2001

    A look at celebrated cinema raises questions about the purity of its essence. More >>

  • Relative Terms

    published May 9, 2001

    Taiwan's Yi Yi (A One and a Two...) is a more inclusive family drama than Hollywood's universal pictures. More >>

  • Electric Cannes Opener

    published May 9, 2001

    The first in a series of dispatches from the Cannes 2001 Film Festival by City Pages Film Editor Rob Nelson. More >>

  • Road to Rejection

    published April 25, 2001

    Tom Schroeder's animated "Bike Ride" pedals toward heartbreak--and back again. More >>

  • Salt of the Earth

    published March 21, 2001

    With The Gospel According to St. Matthew, Pier Paolo Pasolini likened the Messiah's sacred flock to the lumpen proletariat. More >>

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