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At the Movies: 'Running Scared'

There are sophomore slumps, and then there's Wayne Kramer's "Running Scared," the bloody, awful follow-up to his fairly engaging, terrifically performed theatrical debut, "The...
At the Movies: 'The Cooler'

...The Cooler," a film that seems tailor-made for his look, his voice and his demeanor. Director and co-writer Wayne Kramer has crafted a richly textured film with a clever premise: Macy plays the aptly named Bernie Lootz, a former gambler...
Disconnected 'Running' is ineffective

...often found in the best work of Quentin Tarantino. Wayne Kramer (who also directed the superior sleeper The Cooler...bones, the highlight is the meticulous storyboards that Wayne Kramer used before filming his first frame. They present Running...
Capsule reviews of new films

Capsule reviews of films opening this week: "Running Scared" - Writer-director Wayne Kramer's follow-up to his decent indie hit "The Cooler" loads up on gruesome carnage, flashy, hyperkinetic cuts and other camera...
Review: 'Mindhunters'

...their own, then the killer must be one of their own. It's one of many cheats built into the screenplay credited to Wayne Kramer and Kevin Brodbin. Kramer, writer-director of the nice little casino romance "The Cooler," also has story credit...
West Nile vaccine for horses appears to be working

...didn't want to spend the vaccination cost of $50 per animal. "In a sense we did create the problem ourselves," said Wayne Kramer, Nebraska's state entomologist and a board member of the Nebraska Horse Council. Failure to vaccinate more horses...
Life & style
Pawn Shop Chronicles

Now Playing Synopsis: Director Wayne Kramer (The Cooler, Running Scared) takes viewers on a wild ride into the lawless South with this raucous action comedy featuring three outrageous stories connected to a backwater pawn shop, and touting an all-star cast that includes Vincent D'Onofrio, Matt Dillon, Brendan Fraser, Elijah Wood, Norman Reedus, Thomas Jane, and Paul Walker. The stories center on a man frantically searching for his abducted wife, two meth-addicted white supremacists, and an inept Elvis impersonator. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Let Fury Have the Hour

Now Playing Synopsis: Director Antonino D'Ambrosio took seven years interviewing various artists who discuss how their art stems in large part from reactions to the conservative politics of Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher. They explain how their creative responses to what they felt were dehumanizing social changes allow them to find a way to improve the world. Among the many interviewees are Tom Morello, John Sayles, Eve Ensler, and Chuck D. ~ Perry Seibert, Rovi Cast: Lewis Black, Billy Bragg, Staceyanne Chin, Chuck D, Edwidge Danticat, Stephen Duncombe, Eve Ensler, Shepard Fairey, Tommy Guerrero, Suheir Hammad, Sean Hayes, John Sayles, D.J. Spooky, Eugene Hutz, Vann Jones, Wayne Kramer, Hari Kunzru, Ian MacKaye, El Meswy, Tom Morello, Elizabeth Streb, Richard Wolff Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review