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Friday, February 20 2009

Fired Up!

Fired Up! is the worst of its kind: a cheap imitation of much better films, a 90-minute dirty joke with no punch line.


Friday, December 19 2008

Yes Man

Carl (Jim Carrey) meets the incredible Allison (Zooey Deschanel), a girl so completely charming and dazzlingly unpredictable that he is instantly convinced of the rightness of yes.


Thursday, October 9 2008

Kath and Kim

Kath and Kim revolves around the banal suburban lives of the title characters, a clueless mother and daughter possessed of prodigious vanity and stupidity.


Thursday, September 11 2008

Talk, Talk, Talk: December 2008

Just like the end of an inspiring speech that may or may not succeed in making its point, these final four weeks before 2009 tend to define or defeat the entire awards season purpose.


Monday, March 10 2008

E.S.L - English As A Second Language

While Lola's problem is emotional communication, Bolivar's is technical – but it's Bolivar's story that will really move you, here.


Friday, June 22 2007

Evan Almighty (2007)

Evan Almighty is expertly forged to be a superficial audience friendly phenomenon, the kind of movie that has critics and the cultured scratching their heads over its continued success.


Tuesday, May 1 2007

Monkey Business (Part 2: June)

Apparently, as the sun's strongest rays finally settle over the movie going public, sequels are the remedy to cool down an overheated demographic. This month alone holds five examples of such redux refreshment. The rest of the choices are a variety pack of genres, ideas and possibilities.


Monday, November 20 2006

For Your Consideration (2006)

Despite its comparatively strong plot and sharp satire, For Your Consideration seems less substantial than Guest's other films.


Sunday, January 1 1995

Best in Show (2000)

The question I am left with, in relation to all these other characters, is what, if anything, are they satirizing?"


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