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The latest Batman movie, The Dark Knight, picked up three prizes at the Empire Awards ceremony in London.
Giacomo Battiato's political drama "Resolution 819" won the gold Marcus Aurelius award for best film voted by the public at the Rome Film Festival. The critics' prize for best film went to Afghan director Siddiq Barmak's dark comedy "Opium War," ANSA said.
By ROBERT NOTT I Never mind the Pollocks Robert Nott I The New Mexican Appaloosa, gals-and-gunfire oater, rated R, Regal Stadium 14, 424-6296, 3 chiles Appaloosa, shot in New Mexico and based on Robert B. Parker's novel of the same name, opens with hoofbeats.
By Michael Machosky No genre of film is as bound and defined by tradition as the Western. Of course, most of the best Westerns since the '70s have gleefully taken a stick of dynamite to the accumulated Western cliches-- from "The Wild Bunch" (1969) to HBO's "Deadwood" (2004- 06).
By John Beifuss "Appaloosa" might be described as a routine Western, except that in the filmgoing culture of 2008, there's nothing routine about the pleasures of a well-made and entertaining movie about gunfighters, an evil rancher, a piano-playing saloon girl and hostile Apaches in the Old West.
By Jeff Vice Deseret News APPALOOSA -- *** -- Viggo Mortensen, Ed Harris, Renee Zellweger; rated R (violence, profanity, vulgarity, brief gore, brief nudity, slurs) It helps to have a good sense of humor. In fact, having one has saved many movies.
By nigel powlson Westerns don't come along very often any more but when someone is brave enough to sit tall in the saddle, it's invariably worth the wait.
By Reel N.M. DAN MAYFIELD Of the Journal It's been rumored that guys like Neil Summers are living in New Mexico. For 42 years, he's been one of Hollywood's go-to guys for stunts, specifically horse stunts in Western films.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.