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Wednesday, April 29 2009

Summer of Same: August 2009

With names like Tarantino, Lee, and Zombie, the final month of the season pulls out all the film geek stops. Still, the only guarantee is familiarity, not freshness.


Sunday, September 9 2007

Blades of Glory

It takes genuine pros to make the mock-sport movie look like a worthwhile competition. A brisk, disposable amusement.


Friday, June 8 2007

Surfs Up (2007)

Surf's Up offers nuanced and energetic penguins, as well as top-notch CGI.


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, April 2 2007

Where there’s a Will, there’s a payday


Friday, March 30 2007

Blades of Glory (2007)

As pleased with itself as any other Will Ferrell comedy, Blades of Glory targets buddy and sports movie conventions, and -- oh yes -- ponders the profound gayness of figure skating.


Thursday, March 1 2007

The PopMatters ‘Short Ends & Leader’ Spring Film Preview

In order to separate the worthy from the worthless, PopMatters' "Short Ends & Leader" editor is highlighting 10 new films he's looking forward to this spring.


Friday, September 29 2006

School for Scoundrels (2006)

Amanda is demoted from object of desire to prop, so wan and undirected that she'll fall for whoever happens to be winning the boys' contest at any given moment.


The Benchwarmers (2006) (Reviews) [14.Apr.06]
Just Like Heaven (2005) (Reviews) [16.Sep.05]
Napoleon Dynamite (2004) (Reviews) [17.Jun.04]
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