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The Messenger (movie, 2009)

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  • Police story charts a slide downhill for a rogue cop in 'Rampart' ✭✭✭ 1/2

    Police story charts a slide downhill for a rogue cop in 'Rampart' ✭✭✭ 1/2
    "Rampart" patrols some familiar streets, but this jarringly intimate study of a dirty Los Angeles cop sliding, crazily, down the drain has a distinctive new-cliche smell, pungent and alive. The story, which is more about observation than propulsion, suits what interests the filmmakers most: the scary charisma and dazzling hubris of Officer Dave Brown, played with wholehearted ferocity by Woody Harrelson.
  • VIDEO: Know someone serving in Iraq? Go see the Oscar-buzzed 'The Messenger'

    Woody Harrelson, Ben Foster and Samantha Morton star in Oren Moverman's critically hailed and incredibly moving film about the soldiers who work in the Casualty Notification Office, "The Messenger." Foster plays a soldier with three months left in his...

    Woody, Woody everywhere: 'The Messenger' and '2012'

    While millions of moviegoers behold Woody Harrelson as a wild man shrieking warnings about the end of the world in "2012" right now, he's giving another showy performance in a small indie that could land him an Oscar nomination. "The Messenger" opened...

    Are Oscarologists underestimating 'The Messenger'?

    While chatting casually with a few Oscar voters over the last few days, I heard something very curious. When I asked them what movies they've seen and really liked, they all cited "The Messenger" among their three or four top faves. Huh. Obviously, my...

    Oscar predictions update: 'Avatar' battles 'Hurt Locker' and 'Up in the Air' for best picture

    Now that Oscarologists have seen James Cameron's "Avatar" — the last major kudos contender of derby season — how do they size up the race for best picture? Here are the latest predix of these leading pundits: Edward Douglas (,...