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“The simple act of paying attention can take you a long way.” — Keanu Reeves

In 1987, Interview did a small profile on Keanu Reeves because River’s Edge had dropped and he was the hot new thing. I saved that profile all these years because something about him really struck me, then and now. (To … Continue reading

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An Actor Speaks

I somehow tripped over this clip today, of Keanu Reeves appearing on Drew Barrymore’s adorable talk show and it really moved me. He’s so gentle. At first she starts off by telling him of a memory she has with him, … Continue reading

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More 2018 Movies to See

So all this Top 10 stuff gets a little bit too competitive for me sometimes. There can’t be a “winner” anyway, in art. It doesn’t work like that. This has been a really good year and I’ve seen a lot … Continue reading

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September 2018 Viewing Diary

Slacker (1990; d. Richard Linklater) Did a little walk down Richard Linklater lane, starting at the top, and then going all the over the place chronologically. If you think about Linklater, and his extraordinary body of work – and you … Continue reading

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Review: To the Bone (2017)

The story of a defiant anorexic, starring Lily Collins, plus Keanu Reeves as an eating disorder specialist. It’s worth it just to see that. My review of To the Bone is now up at Rogerebert.com.

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Review: Man of Tai Chi (2013); Directed by Keanu Reeves

Keanu Reeves’ directorial debut, Man of Tai Chi, opens today. In 1987, the year Reeves first started hitting his stride, the year following “River’s Edge”, he was profiled in “Interview” magazine, as one of many rising stars (along with Johnny … Continue reading

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