Articles tagged michael angarano

15 Jan 2009 // 8:00 PM

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.

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1 May 2008 // 9:59 PM

The Final Season

This is a well-intentioned little film with its heart in the right place, and everything else out of whack.

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21 Apr 2008 // 10:00 PM

Forbidden Kingdom

In The Forbidden Kingdom, Lu Yan instructs the boy in ancient wisdom and martial arts, offering up the occasional Mr. Miyagi-ism.

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13 Mar 2008 // 2:38 AM

Snow Angels

At its center, and much like David Gordon Green's other movies, Snow Angels is about faith.

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12 Jun 2007 // 10:00 PM

Z-Boys, Cool Losers

The underlying motivation to save Horizons West was about Sticking It to The Man. Us versus Them. Punk culture versus conformist culture. Poor against rich. All, interestingly enough, attitudes heavy in the subtext of the Z-Boys movies.

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29 Nov 2005 // 12:00 AM

Sky High (2005)

Though Layla brings some sense of complexity to the proceedings, she's generally undermined by the film's straightforward charging.

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9 Oct 2005 // 12:00 AM

Dear Wendy (2005)

It's difficult to resist getting all psychoanalytic on Dear Wendy, as it is excessively Freudian in its phallic imagery.

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29 Jul 2005 // 12:00 AM

Sky High (2005)

This cartoony coming out story soon gives way to a cartoony straightening out story.

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3 Jun 2005 // 12:00 AM

Lords of Dogtown (2005)

The most thrilling moments in Lords of Dogtown involve skateboard wheels.

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Is Black Widow Still a Hero? Dissecting the Misogynistic Outrage Against the Avengers

// Short Ends and Leader

"Black Widow may very well be the pinnacle of the modern action heroine, so why is there so much backlash about her role in the new Avengers film?

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