Bill Gallo

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  • 10 years ago

    In Tony Bill's romantic, computer-generated fantasy, the plucky volunteer pilots of World War I's Lafayette Escadrille are once more cast as "knights of the sky," dashing young Americans (James Franco, Martin Henderson, and Abdul Salis among them)...

  • 10 years ago

    Former pro wrestler Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, who always made a good show of selling fake violence, stars in Phil Joanou's well-meant trifle as an idealistic corrections officer who starts up a football team at a juvenile detention center in L.A....

  • 10 years ago

    Borrowing heavily from predecessors like Fame and Save the Last Dance, choreographer- turned-director Anne "Mama" Fletcher has made a dance romance that might provoke the old Brooklyn disco king Tony Manero to grab a big hammer and go Italian-craz...

  • 10 years ago

    If, at this remove, we can imagine Vienna in the late 1890s, we behold a great imperial capital in ferment. Gustav Mahler is not only reinventing the harmonic structure of serious music, he is getting his head seriously shrunk by Sigmund Freud. Ar...

  • 10 years ago

    For 35 years, Woody Allen was a long shot to stray into the Bronx or Staten Island—much less the alien reaches of London, England. The creator of Manhattan has always been joined to his chosen borough like pastrami on rye—so when he vent...

  • 10 years ago

    For a brief, shining moment in the late 1970s, soccer was a hot ticket in America. At their peak, the New York Cosmos drew 77,000 fans to Giants Stadium, and their aging but charismatic stars—Brazilian legend Pelé, Italian schemer Gior...


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