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Friday, May 30 2014

James McAvoy’s Performance Fuels ‘Filth’s’ Fury

Without him, a movie like Filth would fail to find any real value whatsoever. With him, it carries on past the problems to be a somewhat worthwhile experience.


Sunday, September 18 2011

All the Better for All the Fassbending Going on: ‘X-Men: First Class’

With so many characters shoved in, it's no surprise that only a select few have any emotional lift. That said, the ones that do -- especially the ones played by Michael Fassbender -- prove to be powerfully intriguing.


Wednesday, April 13 2011

Civil War film ‘Conspirator’ aims at truth


Tuesday, January 27 2009

Superheroes Versus Comics

There can be no doubt that the summer of 2008 stands as a high-water mark for superheroes. But in the wake of a superhero renaissance and the growing cultural legitimacy of the genre, the question must be posed: Has the superhero genre evolved beyond the comics medium?


Thursday, September 18 2008

Penelope

Penelope’s Otherness marginalizes her at the same time that it makes her a more exotic possession.


Friday, June 27 2008

Wanted

Angelina Jolie has evolved. As of Wanted, she is no longer merely mortal, but her own sublime creature.


Sunday, June 22 2008

Wanted: The Fight Matrix Club


Monday, April 28 2008

The Return of the Popcorn Circus: June 2008

If May almost tent-poled itself out of existence, June will be even worse. After all, are audiences really ready for 13 major release in less than two months -- with more to come?


Wednesday, April 2 2008

Atonement

There are so many perspectives to be considered in this film, that it might be said director Joe Wright had one too many cooks in the English country estate’s proverbial kitchen.


Penelope (Reviews) [2.Mar.08]
Atonement (Reviews) [7.Dec.07]
Becoming Jane (Reviews) [3.Aug.07]
The Last King of Scotland (2006) (Reviews) [19.Apr.07]
The Last King of Scotland (2006) (Reviews) [27.Sep.06]
Rory O’Shea Was Here (2004) (Reviews) [4.Mar.05]
Shameless (Reviews) [26.Jan.04]
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