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Sunday, October 30 2011

‘Terri’: On Not Always Fitting In, and Not Being Bothered About It

These well-drawn characters struggle to make a connection, and learn through the awkward experience.


Sunday, March 1 2009

Woolf at the Door

Both Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway and Michael Cunningham's The Hours offer an illuminating look at the choices we make, the roles we play, and the hours that hinge our lives together.


Monday, January 12 2009

Celulloid Culpability - Top 10 Film Guilty Pleasures of 2008

Like comedy or music, one's choice in cinematic pleasure can be very personal - and very peculiar. Take this tantalizing list of shameful indulgences. You can argue over their artistic value, but their individuals rewards definitely speak to those who champion them.


Sunday, December 7 2008

Step Brothers

They're hostile, irritable, and unemployable; it's hilarious but also unsettling.


Sunday, August 31 2008

The Promotion (2008)


Friday, July 25 2008

Step Brothers

In Step Brothers, Nancy (Mary Steenburgen) is the ideal audience, the girl who can't fathom the anti-nuances of masculine ritual.


Tuesday, April 29 2008

The Return of the Popcorn Circus: July 2008

And it just doesn't stop. If part two in this three-ring play was packed with well hyped product, July just keeps the receipt treats coming.


Tuesday, April 8 2008

Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story

Whatever flaws this Apatow-produced genre parody may carry, it's all forgotten when you're presented with a DVD overstuffed with extras that are almost as funny as the movie itself.


Thursday, December 20 2007

Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story

How hilarious, you can imagine someone pitching, the word "Cox," repeated over and over, makes for all sorts of double entendres.


Part 5: The Return of the Auteur (Features) [21.Jun.07]
Year of the Dog (2007) (Reviews) [2.May.07]
A Prairie Home Companion (2006) (Reviews) [16.Oct.06]
A Prairie Home Companion (2006) (Reviews) [9.Jun.06]
A Prairie Home Companion (2006) (Reviews) [9.Jun.06]
Dark Water (2005) (Reviews) [8.Jul.05]
The Aviator (2004) (Reviews) [22.Dec.04]
The Hours (2002) (Reviews) [14.Jul.03]
Anger Management (2003) (Reviews) [11.Apr.03]
The Hours (2002) (Reviews) [16.Jan.03]
Chicago (2002) (Reviews) [26.Dec.02]
Gangs of New York (2002) (Reviews) [19.Dec.02]
The Good Girl (2002) (Reviews) [9.Aug.02]
The Anniversary Party (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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