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Friday, February 27 2015

‘Lucy’ Entertains Despite Its Stupid Science

Lucy's idea of science is akin to a stoner complaining about how math doesn't really exist, but it does have an audacity that many sci-fi thrillers in the present day lack.

Tuesday, July 15 2014

Mysterious Aliens and Inscrutable Humans: ‘Under the Skin’

The simple yet transformative hat-trick of Under the Skin is that it is the humans who are alien.

Wednesday, April 13 2011

Joss Whedon 101: The Avengers

The Avengers will be Joss Whedon's most ambitious project to date, the culmination of a string of Marvel Studios superhero films, including the Iron Man, Hulk, Thor, and Captain America films.

Monday, March 30 2009

Scarlett Johansson Collection

Alas, these are actually some of the worst movies in Johansson’s filmography.

Monday, February 23 2009

Backstage at the Oscars: ‘Milk’ screenwriter speaks out

Friday, February 6 2009

He’s Just Not That Into You

He’s Just Not That Into You is a standard chick flick, which isn’t necessarily a bad thing: it’s cute and comic and organized according to fixed, mostly ancient gender roles.

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

Tough and Tender - The Top 20 Female Performances of 2008

Twenty talented ladies, 20 performances worthy of multiple little gold men. Unfortunately, as in all years, someone has to come out on top. But after looking over this impressive list, picking the preeminent turn of 2008 seems almost impossible.

Monday, January 5 2009

A Spirited Friendship

Given the respective careers of Will Eisner and Frank Miller, the root of their friendship becomes apparent. For both, the comics medium takes precedence above all else.

This ‘Spirit’ Stumbles as it Soars (Short Ends and Leader) [23.Dec.08]
The Spirit (Reviews) [23.Dec.08]
Talk, Talk, Talk: December 2008 (Features) [11.Sep.08]
Vicky Cristina Barcelona (Reviews) [15.Aug.08]
‘Barcelona’ Betrays Allen’s Stifled Storytelling (Short Ends and Leader) [14.Aug.08]
Goodbye, Woody (Short Ends and Leader) [3.Aug.08]
A Study in Scarlett: Anywhere I Lay My Head (2008) (Short Ends and Leader) [4.Jun.08]
The Other Boleyn Girl (Reviews) [29.Feb.08]
The Nanny Diaries (Reviews) [24.Aug.07]
The Prestige (2006) (Reviews) [15.Mar.07]
The Pay Off: The Best Film of 2006 (Features) [10.Jan.07]
The Prestige (2006) (Reviews) [20.Oct.06]
The Black Dahlia (2006) (Reviews) [15.Sep.06]
Scoop (2006) (Reviews) [28.Jul.06]
Scoop (2006) (Reviews) [28.Jul.06]
Match Point (2005) (Reviews) [4.Jan.06]
The Island (2005) (Reviews) [21.Jul.05]
In Good Company (2004) (Reviews) [14.Jan.05]
The Perfect Score (2004) (Reviews) [28.Jun.04]
Lost in Translation (2003) (Reviews) [23.Feb.04]
The Perfect Score (2004) (Reviews) [30.Jan.04]
Lost in Translation (2003) (Reviews) [11.Sep.03]
Eight Legged Freaks (2002) (Reviews) [18.Jul.02]
Ghost World (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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