Articles tagged rachel blanchard

Adoration: In the Eye of the Beholder

Atom Egoyan talks to PopMatters about his newest film, Adoration, an intelligent coming-of-age tale that won’t be making it to the local multiplex anytime soon, but makes for a refreshing, welcome addition to the impending sea of American-made summertime garbage.

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Summer of Same: May 2009

May's titles include the fourth films in two aging franchises, more Pixar perfection, and the reboot of a TV series from 40 years ago. And they say there are no new ideas.

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13 Feb 2007 // 8:00 PM

Snakes on a Plane (2006)

On the spectrum of good low brow entertainment and bad low brow entertainment, this leans more toward the good of the bad.

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21 Aug 2006 // 11:00 PM

Snakes on a Plane (2006)

The criminals have to come up with an outlandish plot and the relationship between law and lawlessness thence devolves into one of mutual deterrence, theorization perpetuated into extremity.

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Where the Truth Lies: Unrated Theatrical Version (2005)

As the score swells, the camera reveals a body, a girl seemingly drowned, pale, grotesque, and grim. This, the title hints, is Where the Truth Lies. Except it isn't.

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11 May 2000 // 1:03 AM

Road Trip (2000)

Most of the humor in Road Trip depends upon the audience identifying with the characters' sexual anxiety.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Sugar & Spice (2001)

The latest entry in the hopefully waning trend of cheerleader movies, Sugar & Spice actually has a dark, possibly clever premise, one that might have

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'Fire Emblem Heroes' Is a Bad Crossover

// Moving Pixels

"Fire Emblem Heroes desperately and shamelessly wants to monetize our love for these characters, yet it has no idea why we came to love them in the first place.

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