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Video Review: 'Time Code'

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Time Code

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
97 minutes
performer:
Saffron Burrows, Salma Hayek, Stellan Skarsgard, Richard Edson, Holly Hunter, Danny Huston, Leslie Mann, Kyle MacLachlan, Julian Sands, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Steven Weber
director:
Mike Figgis
distributor:
Red Mullet Productions
author:
Mike Figgis
genre:
Drama

We gave it an A

Even without the gimmicks — it was shot on digital video in four simultaneous, uninterrupted takes that are shown in quadrants on the screen — Leaving Las Vegas director Mike Figgis’ improv dramedy Time Code, about an emotionally crumbling film-company exec (Stellan Skarsgard) two-timing his melancholy wife (Burrows) with a lipstick bisexual (Hayek), would stand as the most incisive dissection of Hollywood since The Player. A

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