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2002 Stories by Jean Oppenheimer

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  • Rabbit Punch

    published December 25, 2002

    Based on the true story of three young Aboriginal girls who walked 1,500 miles across the Australian Outback to be reunited with their mothers,... More >>

  • Curve Ball

    published November 27, 2002

    The recent TV ad campaign for the sleeper hit My Big Fat Greek Wedding played cleverly on the film's cross-cultural appeal by substituting... More >>

  • That '70s Movie

    published October 2, 2002

    Brad Silberling's instincts are right about half the time, which means that, depending on your point of view, his films are either half empty or... More >>

  • Type Caste

    published September 25, 2002

    Lee Holloway (Maggie Gyllenhaal) is released from a mental institution, but after one afternoon with her warring parents and shrew of a sister,... More >>

  • Tales From the Cryptologist

    published May 8, 2002

    Quick! Name a brilliant mathematician at one of the country's leading academic institutions who, despite obvious emotional problems that keep him... More >>

  • The Wedding Zinger

    published March 13, 2002

    Cell phones and silk saris, dot-coms and arranged marriages -- Monsoon Wedding, the latest film from Indian-born director Mira Nair... More >>

  • Tasty Danish

    published February 27, 2002

    To call a movie the most accessible Dogme 95 film ever made is not merely damning with faint praise. It also threatens to alienate the two... More >>

  • Shut Up and Watch!

    published January 2, 2002

    Luke Y. Thompson When people say it's been a bad year for movies, what they often mean is "Of the big, hyped studio movies that... More >>

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