There are a number of people whose work I admire involved with Inescapable. So allow me to say some nice things about them before I talk about what is so wrong with this movie.
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Even if I'm aware that Mother's Day is yet another attempt by greeting card companies to part me with my money, I can't refuse an opportunity to honor the woman who brought me into this world.
Cairo Time is a chance to slowly marvel at a masterful performance by the Patricia Clarkson -- one of the best actors around and finally the star of the show.
His two films have similarities that can't be overlooked -- but I'll take the quiet, beguiling Cairo Time over the picturesquely feel-good Eat Pray Love, thanks.
Long known as the friend (Vicky Cristina Barcelona), the mom (Pieces of April), the quirky aunt (the HBO series Six Feet Under), it's about time Patri...
"I am so confused about who I am in my life now, it's not even funny!" This joyful lament is that of the tall, dark drink of water that is actor Alexander Siddig, star of Cairo Time.
Canadian director Ruba Nadda was holding her breath when her film Cairo Time had its U.S. premiere during Tribeca. Would an American audience appreciate the subtlety of her film?
After the screening of Cairo Time, by Ruba Nadda, I chatted with the film's co-star Alexander Siddig. "Look, this is what's really going on," Siddig said: Nadda surrounded by a bevy of Arab filmmakers all students at NYU Film School.
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