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Awards

  • 2008 - Southern California Journalism Awards/LA Press Club, published April 5, 2007

    "Fight Club"

  • 2008 - Southern California Journalism Awards/LA Press Club, published July 5, 2007

    "Rock 'Em, Sock 'Em"

  • 2007 - Southern California Journalism Awards/LA Press Club, published July 20, 2006

    "Unreal Estate"

2001 Stories by Luke Y. Thompson

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  • Devil's Due

    published December 19, 2001

    Ever since his debut film, Cronos, Spanish director Guillermo del Toro has been the focus of much undue adulation among critics and the... More >>

  • Dust and Bones

    published October 24, 2001

    If you're looking to see Snoop Dogg kick some boo-tay as an undead drug dealer with lycanthropic tendencies in Ernest Dickerson's new... More >>

  • English Ails

    published October 10, 2001

    It's generally considered a violation of the unwritten code of film criticism to reveal anything that happens more than halfway into a movie, let... More >>

  • O, Brother, When Art Thou?

    published August 29, 2001

    What is it that people get out of Shakespeare's plays? That's as relevant a question as it ever was, given the number of updates and reimaginings... More >>

  • Other Voices, Other Rooms

    published August 8, 2001

    It was about two years ago that there was real hope for the horror movie coming once again due for a decent revival. The Blair Witch... More >>

  • Leapin' Lizards!

    published July 18, 2001

    A third Jurassic Park movie was of course inevitable, given that the second shattered box-office records (it also shattered the... More >>

  • Boo-Hoo

    published May 30, 2001

    Ever since Quentin Tarantino came along, it's been hard to predict what you'll find playing at the art-house theater. Why, many of these so-called... More >>

  • City of Night

    published April 25, 2001

    You walk the streets of the big city every single day. You've seen both poor and rich neighborhoods, encountered people of all shapes and colors,... More >>

  • Green Thumbs

    published April 18, 2001

    If you don't like Tom Green, there's no point in going anywhere near Freddy Got Fingered, because it won't win you over. If you don't know... More >>

  • Split Levels

    published March 7, 2001

    Hollywood appears to be developing a healthy sense of humor about Valentine's Day, which, from this cynic's perspective, is a good thing. In the... More >>

  • White-Bread Wedding

    published January 24, 2001

    The Wedding Planner begins with footage of a 7-year-old girl performing a wedding ceremony with her Barbies, a fitting opening because the... More >>

  • Lost in the Swamp

    published January 17, 2001

    This is some damn fine coffee you got here in Twin Peaks. And some damn good cherry pie. But I have to tell you something, sheriff: Last night, I... More >>

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