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1999 Stories by Nico Baumbach

Archives: 2001 | 2000 | 1999
  • Caught in the Act

    published December 7, 1999

    John Wallowitch has made a career of composing highly credible, if perhaps less than distinctive, would-be pop standards. Now in his seventies and... More >>

  • Iceland Cometh

    published November 30, 1999

    Iceland, a country of fewer people than Staten Island, brings us a retrospective of 10 recent films, including four by Fridrik Thor Fridriksson,... More >>

  • The Avengers

    published October 19, 1999

    A rape/seduction scene in which the woman is the perpetrator and the man is the victim: shocking and subversive, or just indie high concept? The... More >>

  • Professional Sidekick

    published September 28, 1999

    James Newton's life, the occasion for the not uncommon documentary Uncommon Friends of the 20th Century, plays like a stodgier, real-life... More >>

  • Inspector Gadget

    published July 27, 1999

    Inspector Gadget (Matthew Broderick) is hysterical, not to say hysterically funny. The hero of Disney's live-action version of the '80s cartoon... More >>

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