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Sunday, April 26 2009

Summer of Same: May 2009

May's titles include the fourth films in two aging franchises, more Pixar perfection, and the reboot of a TV series from 40 years ago. And they say there are no new ideas.


Tuesday, August 21 2007

William Shakespeare’s As You Like It

The play's untidiness -- it's one of Shakespeare's most mischievous -- virtually guarantees a final product distinguished by individual performances rather than dramatic consistency.


Monday, May 7 2007

Almighty Spidey spins out records


Friday, May 4 2007

Spider-Man 3 (2007)

The point of Spider-Man 3, underscored by all the posters, trailers, and buzz, is black Spidey.


Tuesday, May 1 2007

A Guide to All Things Spider-Man

Before you see Spider-Man 3, there's a few things you should know about the spider's lair. So go ahead, get tangled up in this extensive guide to Spider-Man's wonderful world-wide web.


Monday, April 30 2007

Monkey Business (Part 1: May)

Talk about frontloading your approach. Each week in this first full month of patented popcorn movies finds another famous franchise icon making a major blockbuster bow. Only truly disastrous results from these guaranteed crowd-pleasers will keep the coffers from clogging with cash.


Friday, July 21 2006

Lady in the Water (2006)

Story's whiter-than-white skin, bloody cuts, color-shifting hair, and need to keep wet make her a bizarre amalgamation of fantasies, alternately "male" and "childish."


Friday, February 10 2006

Manderlay (2005)

Lars Von Trier resists few opportunities to deride the capitalist system that breeds a permanent underclass of wage slaves.


Monday, January 10 2005

The Village (2004)

'I have to keep doing things that scare me, and this certainly scares me,' says M. Night Shyamalan.


The Village (2004) (Reviews) [5.Aug.04]
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