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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, 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.


Friday, December 5 2008

Nobel Son

Nobel Son not only lacks honor, but it's also an undignified mess that should embarrass star Alan Rickman and everyone else involved.


Wednesday, November 26 2008

Four Christmases

Motherhood, Four Christmases submits, is all Kate needs to be happy. The husband, he's incidental.


Tuesday, November 25 2008

Four Christmases


Wednesday, September 10 2008

Talk, Talk, Talk: November 2008

Like the sainted sigh of relief that comes after another shriek-filled All Hallow's Eve, November usually means the start of the 'nominate me' process for the proposed prestige pictures of 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.


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The Dead Girl (2006) (Reviews) [28.Mar.07]
Joan of Arcadia (Reviews) [2.May.05]
Ragtime (1981) (Reviews) [29.Nov.04]
Casa de los Babys (2003) (Reviews) [3.May.04]
Elf (2003) (Reviews) [10.Nov.03]
Joan of Arcadia (Reviews) [6.Oct.03]
Sunshine State (2002) (Reviews) [10.Dec.02]
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