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Tuesday, May 5 2009

Science Is Fiction: 23 Films by Jean Painleve

The varying styles range from meditative monochrome fantasies that wouldn’t be out of place in a Cocteau retrospective to surrealist inspired, almost hallucinatory ballets of movement and color.


Wednesday, January 14 2009

OMG - The 20 Worst Films of 2008

There's bad, and then there's 2008 level bad. You know this list is looking down into a deep dark bottomless pit of cinematic despair when Mike Myers' shameful Love Guru didn't even make the Top 20!


Monday, January 12 2009

Off the Radar - The Top 30 DVDs of 2008

Oddly enough, while the major studios continue scratching their heads over how to sell yet another new format (Blu-ray) to disinterested consumers, several outside distributors made sure that this would be a digital year to remember.


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.


Thursday, December 4 2008

Hellboy II: The Golden Army (3 Disc Special Edition)

This limited “3-Disc Special Edition” is as much a tribute to the writer-director as it is a showcase for the film.


Recount

Recount doesn't quite argue that the system remains infinitely gameable for those who know it, those in power who wish to remain in power.


Wednesday, May 21 2008

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

It is a little surprising to see the silliness that leads to Crystal Skull's gargantuan climax, a series of antics simultaneously hyper and enervated.


Beyond the Gates (2005) (Reviews) [14.Mar.07]
The Pay Off: The Best Film of 2006 (Features) [10.Jan.07]
V for Vendetta (2006) (Reviews) [2.Aug.06]
Shooting Dogs (2004) (Reviews) [7.Jul.06]
The Proposition (2005) (Reviews) [26.May.06]
The Proposition (2005) (Reviews) [26.May.06]
V for Vendetta (2006) (Reviews) [16.Mar.06]
The Skeleton Key (2005) (Reviews) [12.Aug.05]
Dogville (2003) (Reviews) [15.Apr.04]
Hellboy (2004) (Reviews) [1.Apr.04]
The Lord of the Rings (1978/2001) (Reviews) [10.Sep.01]
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