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Marisa LaScala

Reviews

Monday, July 14 2014

Mysterious Aliens and Inscrutable Humans: 'Under The Skin'

The simple yet transformative hat-trick of Under the Skin is that it is the humans who are alien.


Monday, June 23 2014

'Winter's Tale' Is Blinded by the Light

The love story should be at the heart of this film, but it instead gets caught up in the supernatural elements.


Monday, June 9 2014

Forget Boy Scout; Jack Ryan Is an Eagle Scout to the Extreme

In his latest incarnation, Jack Ryan is always the most observant, most competent, most morally upstanding guy in the room.


Friday, May 30 2014

PC-Cloning Has Gone Mad in 'Halt and Catch Fire'

Halt and Catch Fire isn't about the Steve Jobs or the Bill Gateses. It's about the other guys who rushed in and tried to make a fortune in their wake.


Sunday, May 4 2014

'Lizzie Borden Took an Axe' and That's About It

Too shallow to be informative and too dry to be campy, Lizzie Borden Took an Axe is unsatisfying on every level.


Fantastic Mr. Fox [22.Mar.10]
The Box [28.Feb.10]
Moon [18.Jan.10]
Staten Island [6.Jan.10]
Sit Down, Shut Up [18.Apr.09]
Persepolis [7.Jul.08]
quarterlife [25.Feb.08]
Right at Your Door [25.Feb.08]
Pushing Daisies [3.Oct.07]
Cavemen [2.Oct.07]
Kid Nation [25.Sep.07]
Gossip Girl [18.Sep.07]
Three Hundred [12.Aug.07]
Human Giant [2.May.07]
Acceptable TV [4.Apr.07]
Andy Barker, PI [20.Mar.07]
Heroes [1.Oct.06]
Metalocalypse [15.Aug.06]
30 Days - Season 1 [27.Jul.06]

Blogs

Monday, December 7 2009

The Best Singles of 2009: Bishop Allen - "Oklahoma"

We've unveiled our 50 best singles of the year, but that's not really a lot of songs. So, here are others bubbling just under that 50 mark.


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