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Ranking Status: Director

Name: Andrew Newman

Gender: Male

Movie Profile

Film I Love: Amadeus

Film I Hate: The Wicker Man (2006)

Guilty Pleasure: The Phantom of the Opera (2004)

Favorite Genre: Drama

Least Favorite Genre: Sport

Favorite Actors: Daniel Day-Lewis, Jack Nicholson, Nicole Kidman

Least Favorite Actors: Keanu Reeves, Nicolas Cage, Adam Sandler

Favorite Director: Hitchcock/Bergman

Least Favorite Director: Joel Schumacher

Latest Movie Review

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Burn After Reading

Brilliantly Contrived

The Coens have set out to create the most ridiculously complex plot they could, and they’ve succeeded with flying colors. Late in the film, when two agents muse how pointlessly confusing the whole thing is the audience is right there with them. The entire film is an hour and a half of pointless confusion, but it couldn’t be more hilarious. When events take the trademark dark Coen Brothers twist, the film becomes even more convoluted. It relentlessly parodies the look-over-your-shoulder paranoid thrillers and the every-word-has-a-hidden-meaning spy films that is purposely loses itself as it winds to a ludicrously messy finale. Coen Brothers vet McDormand puts in another classic performance that is a masterpiece of earnest lunacy. …

Recent Rating History

Movie Title Rating Overall Add
Red Eye 2.5/4 2.6/4
vie en rose, La ( môme, La ) 2.5/4 2.9/4
Bicycle Thieves ( Ladri di biciclette ) 4.0/4 3.2/4
Burn After Reading 3.0/4 2.7/4
The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor 1.0/4 2.0/4

Top Movie List

# Movie Title Rating Overall Add
1. Chicago 4.0/4 2.8/4
2. Amadeus 4.0/4 3.2/4
3. Doctor Zhivago 4.0/4 3.1/4
4. Cabaret 4.0/4 2.9/4
5. Hamlet 4.0/4 3.0/4

Top Drama

# Movie Title Rating Overall Add
1. Doctor Zhivago 4.0/4 3.1/4
2. Hamlet 4.0/4 3.0/4
3. Fanny and Alexander 4.0/4 3.2/4
4. Gone with the Wind 4.0/4 3.2/4
5. The Godfather 4.0/4 3.5/4

Recent Comments

Alex - wrote on 09/13/08 at 10:17 AM CT

Burn After Reading Review comment

Nice review. I am seeing it today at 3:40. I am really looking forward to it.

Alex - wrote on 09/08/08 at 11:58 PM CT

Notice: FilmCrave invites you to try out the FilmCrave forum. Chat about the new movies coming this weekend, favorite DVD easter eggs, or what ever comes to mind. We've also added a new twist to the standard forum: attach your personal lists, reviews, movies, or links to any forum post.

Chat on the main forums area or from any movie page. Try it and let us know what ya think. We'll be joining you in the discussion.

Link: Movie Talk Forum

Alex - wrote on 03/17/08 at 09:02 PM CT

Explore movies, lists, members, and a new navigation. Check out the new navigation on the left along with the improved page appearance. FilmCrave is now even easier to browse.

We have also added more movies lists (one for every year!) and included more useful pages to browse such as the meet members section (make some new friends), new DVDs with release dates, and yes, even new movie trailers beyond the next month.

Looking for even more movies to delve into? Check out the movie …

Allison - wrote on 01/26/08 at 06:44 PM CT

Cassandra's Dream Review comment

Good review. I felt the female characters were pretty two-dimensional as well and not as strong as most of the characters he created for Mia Farrow.

BryanFury - wrote on 12/13/07 at 06:46 PM CT

have you have seen more movies than me?

BryanFury - wrote on 12/13/07 at 04:51 AM CT

hey, i just wana ask if your 319 ratings is really the number of movies you have seen in your lifetime.

Alex - wrote on 12/06/07 at 12:03 AM CT

Have you seen I am legend yet?

Alex - wrote on 11/12/07 at 08:12 AM CT

I mean nice pic!

Alex - wrote on 11/12/07 at 08:12 AM CT

Nice review!

Allison - wrote on 11/12/07 at 12:45 AM CT

yay, nice lists. I'll have to check out No Country.

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