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Summer of Same: July 2009

In a rare attempt at novelty, July jets along with only Harry Potter and the Ice Age crew sampling continuing series spoils. The rest provide unknown pleasures.

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Part 2: The Virgin Suicides to The Blair Witch Project (May - August 1999)

In Part Two of our look at the most memorable films of 1999, we experience music, foul-mouthed mayhem, and a late, great auteur's final cinematic statement.

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7 Mar 2009 // 8:00 AM

Role Models: Unrated (2008)

Ever since a certain Mr. Apatow introduced us to a middle aged man child with limited sexual experience, the motion picture comedy has been flooded

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David Wain—the rarely disputed king of absurd comedy—is having a busy month. According to his (always-entertaining) blog, he’s currently shooting new episodes

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26 Nov 2008 // 12:00 AM

Role Models

Ever since a certain Mr. Apatow introduced us to a middle aged man child with limited sexual experience, the motion picture comedy has been flooded

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7 Nov 2008 // 3:12 AM

Role Models

Role Models invites you to celebrate "fantasy world where anything is possible", at least if you're a boy in need of approval.

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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.

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31 Aug 2008 // 8:00 AM

The Promotion (2008)

Someone once said that all men live lives of quiet desperation. For those in middle management, said anxiety can be anything but silent. It’s

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Accepting the Blame: The Top Guilty Pleasures of 2007

PopMatters proffers its collection of 2007's most notable defective faves. And it's okay to laugh. After all, we'd probably do the same to you and your uncomfortable fixations as well.

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13 Nov 2007 // 10:00 PM

Southland Tales

The very incoherence of Southland Tales is something like an argument, its many pieces and pronouncements a deconstructive challenge to world order.

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The Dukes of Hazzard (2005)

A series of rowdy antics instead of a sustained storyline, The Dukes of Hazzard is all about the car.

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25 Sep 2003 // 1:00 AM

The Rundown (2003)

The Rock doesn't want to hurt 'em, but he just can't help it.

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9 Sep 2003 // 1:00 AM

Bulletproof Monk (2003)

'The big challenge we faced in the beginning is that, in the comic book, the Bulletproof Monk really isn't in the comic.'"

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1 Aug 2003 // 1:00 AM

American Wedding (2003)

Stifler's insufferable self-love is his special gift, of course, and what viewers love most about him.

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17 Apr 2003 // 1:00 AM

Bulletproof Monk (2003)

Has a couple of ideas rattling around in its head, ideas that are -- or could be -- strangely relevant.

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11 May 2000 // 2:03 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 // 1:03 AM

Final Destination (2000)

Everything about Final Destination probably looks demented, if not downright silly. If you've seen the trailers playing for a couple of weeks now on youth-oriented TV, you will have seen the lame plot (a kid keeps his friends off a plane flight doomed to explode), ooky wind and thunder effects, the sweaty-faced and way too pale teens, and most effectively, Tony Todd's ominous rasp, 'You can't cheat death!'"

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Evolution (2001)

It feels like a chain industry has bought up a neighborhood institution. It's inevitable, but it is also, like the mall that looms so prominently in Evolution's imaginative realm, routine and uninspired.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Evolution (2001)

For a film that concerns itself with the increasing complexity of hyper-evolutionary organisms, 'Evolution' is decidedly simplistic and one-dimensional.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Dude, Where’s My Car? (2000)

It comes down to this: it's pretty pathetic when you go to the $5 matinee and want $4 back at the end. And it's downright shameful when you want back 'all' $5, 'plus' popcorn money, 'plus' a few more bucks for the intentional infliction of emotional distress.

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