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Wednesday, February 10 2010

Hungry Heart: Maggie Gyllenhaal

The most-recently Oscar-nominated Gyllenhaal talks about why Jeff Bridges is sexy at 60, the dangers of falling for the wrong person and why Sissy Spacek rules.


Friday, June 12 2009

Away We Go

Away We Go is breezy and summer-appropriate -- but its central couple still has problems.


Monday, April 27 2009

Summer of Same: June 2009

This month's "original" fare offers a take on a Sid and Marty Krofft classic, more battling seizure robots, and the retaking of '70s subway thriller. Everything old is new again.


Monday, February 23 2009

Backstage at the Oscars: Heath Ledger’s family discusses win


Thursday, February 19 2009

Academy’s snubbing of ‘The Dark Knight’ is a crime


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, January 15 2009

The New Classics - The 30 Best Films of 2008

Unlike previous years, where classics came crawling out of the celluloid woodwork with regular reckless abandon, 2008 was more calm… and considered. That's not to say that choosing 30 top titles was hard. The difficulty in placing them in some manner of rank order suggests the actual depth of quality involved.


Tuesday, January 13 2009

Iconic - The Top 20 Male Performances of 2008

Like the gladiators of old, 2008 resembles a battle of formidable acting gods, especially when looking over the 20 choices presented below. Indeed, if anything, choosing a winner requires more of a leap of faith than any amount of critical skill - they all were that good.


Batmassive: The Meaning of $300 Million (Short Ends and Leader) [27.Jul.08]
‘Dark Knight’ Is Epic Entertainment (Short Ends and Leader) [17.Jul.08]
The Dark Knight (Reviews) [17.Jul.08]
Stranger Than Fiction (2006) (Reviews) [8.Mar.07]
Trust the Man (2005) (Reviews) [7.Feb.07]
Sherrybaby (2006) (Reviews) [29.Jan.07]
Stranger Than Fiction (2006) (Reviews) [9.Nov.06]
The Great New Wonderful (2005) (Reviews) [8.Sep.06]
Trust the Man (2005) (Reviews) [18.Aug.06]
The Great New Wonderful (2005) (Reviews) [17.Aug.06]
World Trade Center (Reviews) [9.Aug.06]
Happy Endings (2005) (Reviews) [15.Jul.05]
Casa de los Babys (2003) (Reviews) [3.May.04]
Mona Lisa Smile (2003) (Reviews) [15.Mar.04]
Mona Lisa Smile (2003) (Reviews) [18.Dec.03]
Adaptation (Reviews) [28.May.03]
Adaptation (Reviews) [6.Dec.02]
Secretary (2002) (Reviews) [26.Sep.02]
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