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  Catch Me If You Can - A Hollywood Jesus Movie Review
So, if you're planning to pick up some tips from this highly detailed manifesto on paperhanging, be warned: this master has already foiled you.
Catch Me If You Can is a movie that on its surface explores the potential of one person to change and excel from being a criminal to being a contributor to society.
If looking for a story with many redemptive lessons as well as the illustrations on the importance of seeing potential and good in people, even those often perceived as bad, this is it.
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  catch me if you can
It maybe could've used some tightening, but Catch Me If You Can is still the most purely fun Steven Spielberg film since his incredible decade-long streak as a master entertainer (from, say, 1975 to 1985, when he started yearning to sit at the grown-up table with The Color Purple).
If you plan on seeing both Gangs of New York and Catch Me If You Can this season, do yourself a favor and take in Gangs first; then settle in for Catch Me and rediscover Leonardo DiCaprio the actor.
Catch Me If You Can is Spielberg's most colorful film in years -- certainly not the monochromatic blue of Minority Report -- and it's shot with soft filters and relaxed compositions that recall the movies of the period (the mid- to late-'60s).
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 AboutFilm.com - Catch Me If You Can (2002)
Catch Me If You Can is a fun movie and even an engrossing movie, but for all its merits, it is a bit of ephemeral entertainment that most people won't be thinking about three days later.
Catch Me If You Can is a true story based on the autobiography of the same name by Frank Abagnale, Jr.
Catch Me If You Can then faithfully chronicles Abagnale's career, along with the odd relationship he develops with his dogged pursuer.
www.aboutfilm.com /movies/c/catchmeifyoucan.htm   (1029 words)

 Filmtracks: Catch Me If You Can (John Williams)
Catch Me If You Can: (John Williams) Concluding a busy year for the maestro, John Williams completed his twentieth collaboration with director/producer Steven Spielberg for the crime thriller Catch Me If You Can.
If you are a collector of Williams in only the past ten years, then it may take you a while to become accustomed to this sound.
If anything, however, Williams has used this opportunity to show that his diverse talents have not escaped him over the past decade of scoring primarily adventure films with massive ensembles.
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 Amazon.co.uk: Catch Me If You Can [2003]: DVD: Tom Hanks|Christopher Walken,Leonardo DiCaprio   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Catch me if you can, 24 Mar 2005
If you have any doubts about watching/buying this film, DON'T. Keep in mind this is the first time I have taken the time to write a review of a movie, and I have seen a lot of them.
If you enjoy a film with a good story line, one that you have to follow into each and every twist and turn, this is definately one of the best for a while.
www.amazon.co.uk /Catch-Me-If-You-Can/dp/B00006FMGX   (1363 words)

 "Catch Me If You Can" - Salon
There's an irony buried in "Catch Me If You Can" of which even the director, Steven Spielberg, may not be aware.
But the pining in "Catch Me If You Can," set in the 1960s, is for a time before the widespread use of computer technology, when it was so much easier to bilk people.
"Catch Me If You Can" is an ode to con games and larcenous behavior, to a time when a smart scam artist could take advantage of the way banks and businesses were willing to cash checks for anyone who looked respectable.
dir.salon.com /story/ent/movies/review/2002/12/25/catch_me/index.html   (824 words)

 Catch Me If You Can
If anyone can make an apartheid-enforcing South African cop appear the least bit sympathetic, it just might be Tim Robbins, currently playing just such a character in Phillip Noyce's "Catch a Fire."
Catch Me if You Can is one of those deceptively slight offerings that manages to reveal more about its maker than the intended masterpieces often do.
CATCH ME IF YOU CAN is a Stevem...
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 Catch Me if You Can
In late December, he does even better with Catch Me if you Can, a brilliantly acted and smart mystery that is easily one of the best films of the year, if not the best.
Catch Me if You Can is one terrific film, one that has taken a back seat to the highly praised Minority Report.
Don't let that fool you, because while Catch Me if You Can lacks the special effects or the poetic grandeur of other great Spielberg films like Raiders of the Lost Ark or A.I. Artificial Intelligence, the film more than makes up for that with its lack of those qualities.
www.geocities.com /moviecritic.geo/reviews/c/catchme.html   (701 words)

 Catch Me If You Can - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Catch Me If You Can is a 2002 motion picture set in the 1960s.
He had been trying to catch a train to go see his son, who was in jail, over in Europe, but he fell down a flight of stairs and broke his neck.
Catch Me If You Can • The Terminal ;• War of the Worlds ;• Munich ;• Indiana Jones 4 • Lincoln ;• Interstellar
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 "Catch Me if You Can" by Russ Baker
They admitted to me that most SFOR troops know very little about Bosnia, and are hardly equipped for, or looking forward to, a vigorous action of the sort necessary to bag Karadzic.
If Saddam in jail is a victory for human rights, Karadzic on the lam is an affront to them.
If capturing Saddam was as important a milestone for Iraq's future as the White House says it is, then what conceivable reason can there be for not putting some small fraction of that energy into getting Karadzic?
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 The Question Spielberg: A Symposium - Part Two: Films and Moments
The spectator can put together both pieces of information in the shot, and realize that it is not a good idea for Michael to go swimming, especially with a blood-stained hand in shark-infested waters.
Spielberg pits a former American president against another irascible president in a conflict that culminates in the “trial of the century.” The slaves have to argue their case against re-enslavement on the basis that they are from Africa and therefore according to American law they are free people.
The other boys tease David, touching his body, asking him if he's able to pee, and what size it will be (cruel and sadistic little games children sometimes do between themselves) and finally decide to take a knife and see if he will feel any pain.
www.sensesofcinema.com /contents/03/27/spielberg_symposium_films_and_moments.html   (5283 words)

 Digg - 'Catch Me If You Can', Frank Abagnale Talks About Identity Theft
Catch me if you can and the art of the steal are both great books.
If you want to hear a long talk that Frank Abernathy gave about his life, go to http://flyingpilot.com/ and download the podcast.
I can also rob a bank with millions; the problem is if I can get away with it.
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 Amazon.com: Catch Me If You Can: The True Story of a Real Fake: Books: Stan Redding,Frank W. Abagnale   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
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"Catch Me If You Can" follows the life of Frank W. Abignale - one of the greatest con men of all time who single handedly lived his life on fradulant checks and scams that just leave you thinking how amazing he was.
The story is inflated at times (in the introduction he claims to turn on the autopilot of a commercial jet liner, a task that in fact requires the actual ability to fly the plane to begin with).
www.amazon.com /Catch-Me-If-You-Can/dp/0767905385   (2378 words)

 Catch Me If You Can (2002)
Catch Me If You Can boasts a compelling true story and a good cast who offer fine work.
Enough of Catch seems entertaining to mean it merits a look, but in the end I was disappointed by it.
Catch Me If You Can appears in an aspect ratio of approximately 1.85:1 on this single-sided, double-layered DVD; the image has been enhanced for 16X9 televisions.
www.dvdmg.com /catchmeifyoucan.shtml   (2736 words)

 DreamWorks SKG Fansite-Catch Me If You Can
If there is one Oscar Nomination 'Catch Me If You Can' will receive, it might be Christopher Walken for Best Supporting Actor.
As of Tuesday, 'Catch Me If You Can' is holding on $121.6 million.
Anyway, if you are a Aussie reader and have a conflicting date, please let me know.
www.dreamworksfansite.com /catchmeifyoucan   (2694 words)

 Catch Me If You Can (2002)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
IMDb > Catch Me If You Can (2002)
Spoofed in "The Simpsons: Catch 'Em If You Can (#15.18)" (2004) more
They will be examined and if approved will be included in a future update.
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 Catch Me If You Can, Auto Focus, Far From Heaven and the Art of Retro Title Sequences
Catch Me If You Can showcases the jet-setting new prosperity of the mid-late 1960s, at the same time revisiting the caper movie so popular at that time.
As in Catch Me If You Can, and many title sequences of the late 1950s and 1960s (the first decade of widescreen cinema) the frame is emphatically a two-dimensional space, to be geometrically divided up and sectioned off, a flat canvas that attempts no illusion of scenic depth.
Whether films such as Catch Me If You Can and Auto Focus herald a new cycle of revisionist credit sequences remains to be seen, but there is no doubt that they represent inspiring additions to the varied and exciting developments that have occurred in film titling of recent years.
www.sensesofcinema.com /contents/03/26/retro_titles.html   (2721 words)

 SPLICEDwire | "Catch Me If You Can" review (2002) Steven Spielberg, Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks
Steven Spielberg's best movie in at least a decade, "Catch Me If You Can" is a capricious, invigorating, infectiously jaunty caper about one of the most extraordinary con men in United States history.
Very much in the spirit of films like "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid," "Catch Me" is just as vivid in its characters' emotional depth as it is in depicting Frank's funny, seat-of-his-pants survival in his doctor and lawyer identities through gleaning what information he can from episodes of "Dr. Kildare" and "Perry Mason."
Hanks finds humanity and sublime humor in the dead-seriousness of Hanratty's determined pursuit, and DiCaprio and Walken share a strong bond as a father and son whose fates seem to be forcing them in opposite directions.
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 Catch Me If You Can
But if he was on any computerized watch lists, the agent at the US Airways counter didn't notice.
"That doesn't bother me." He has a low-key personality, a spiky gray brush cut with a shock of white in front, and a reputation around the office as a tenacious investigator.
Higgins decided that if he was going to catch Nelson, he would need to tap into the online-auction community.
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 Catch Me If You Can
Catch Me If You Can is perhaps the first of his pictures that survives a deeper analysis.
The movie is not without its moments of ham-fisted manipulation (there remains whiffs of Spielberg's panic that no one notices he's being clever), but Catch Me If You Can is the sort of film rich with subtext and a healthy self-deprecation missing too long from, and admittedly believed to be beyond, Spielberg's canon and ability.
Catch Me If You Can's technical perfection is matched by a performance by DiCaprio that rekindles the actor's early, pre-Titanic (pre-Gangs of New York) buzz, as well as a turn by the always interesting Walken that captures the actor's warmth and autocratic air of melancholy.
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 Catch Me If You Can (2002): Reviews
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Nothing if not a celebration of our willingness to be gulled by life's charming strangers.
In the end (and it's a happy end, to be sure), Catch Me if You Can is as crisp and trim as a new suit.
www.metacritic.com /film/titles/catchmeifyoucan   (1391 words)

 SpielbergFilms.com - Catch Me If You Can
FBI Agent Carl Hanratty (Tom Hanks) had made it his prime mission to capture Frank and bring him to justice, but Frank is always one step ahead of him, baiting him to continue the chase.
"Catch Me If You Can" is based on Abagnale’s autobiography of the same name, which chronicles how he—as a runaway teenager, without so much as a high school diploma—managed to pass himself off as an airline pilot, a doctor, a lawyer, and a college professor, all while cashing millions of dollars in fraudulent checks.
Steven Spielberg directed "Catch Me If You Can," from a screenplay by Jeff Nathanson, based on the autobiographical book of the same name by Frank Abagnale, Jr.
www.spielbergfilms.com /catchmehome.html   (627 words)

 Amazon.com: Catch Me If You Can: DVD: Leonardo Dicaprio,Christopher Walken   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
"Catch Me If You Can" is a cross between "The Fugitive" and "Matchstick Men." Frank's scams are often comically clever, but there is a dark underside to his story.
The cognitive framework of "No slave can serve two masters, for he will either love one and hate the other, or hate the one and love the other" is a foundational concept for some people.
If they are a slave to God, then they must hate the pursuit of wealth.
www.amazon.com /Catch-Me-If-You-Can/dp/B00005JLSB   (2624 words)

 Abagnale & Associates
Obviously, this was written from my perspective as a 16-year old with the help of a co-writer (I'm now 54 and I sold the movie rights in 1980).
He always reminded me that he was just telling a story and not writing my biography.
This is one of the reasons that from the very beginning, I insisted the publisher put a disclaimer in the book and tapes.
www.abagnale.com /comments.htm   (457 words)

Don’t get me wrong, my neighborhood is home to some of the grimiest, most gully whiteboys New York’s got to offer.
The story is out now on the cover of the new FADER (which you can download for free) and it was easily one of my all-time favorite stories to write.
If you read this on Tuesday, I am at APT tonight with Sujinho and Morsy.
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 Catch Me If You Can (Widescreen) - Wal-Mart
Catch Me If You Can (Widescreen) - Wal-Mart
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