Articles tagged selma blair

27 Jan 2009 // 8:59 PM

Superheroes Versus Comics

There can be no doubt that the summer of 2008 stands as a high-water mark for superheroes. But in the wake of a superhero renaissance and the growing cultural legitimacy of the genre, the question must be posed: Has the superhero genre evolved beyond the comics medium?

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Convergence Culture: the Many Faces of Hellboy

Different media means different Hellboys. Mike Mignola's versus Guillermo del Toro's.

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Off the Radar - The Top 30 DVDs of 2008

Oddly enough, while the major studios continue scratching their heads over how to sell yet another new format (Blu-ray) to disinterested consumers, several outside distributors made sure that this would be a digital year to remember.

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Hellboy II: The Golden Army (3 Disc Special Edition)

This limited “3-Disc Special Edition” is as much a tribute to the writer-director as it is a showcase for the film.

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Hellboy II: The Golden Army - Three Disc  Special Edition

If you ask Guillermo Del Toro what his most personal films are, the answer seems obvious - at first. The Devil’s Backbone was a

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9 Oct 2008 // 3:00 AM

Kath and Kim

Kath and Kim revolves around the banal suburban lives of the title characters, a clueless mother and daughter possessed of prodigious vanity and stupidity.

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8 Oct 2008 // 4:33 PM

Molly Shannon and Selma Blair talk about ‘Kath & Kim’

LOS ANGELES—Add “Kath & Kim” to the list of American network television shows based on programs created abroad. It follows the likes of “The

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30 Jul 2008 // 4:43 AM

Pop 20: Super hero formula evolving

In only 10 days, the Batman defeated the Joker, delivered a one-two punch to Harvey Dent and amassed more than $300 million at the box office. But

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11 Jul 2008 // 3:40 AM

Hellboy II: The Golden Army

As he loves Liz, life, and TV, Hellboy embodies possibility, faith, and imagination.

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Del Toro Delivers with ‘Hellboy 2’

Ever wonder what it would be like if your favorite filmmaker had the creative freedom to realize his or her own inner artistic aims? Ever

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Starz Inside: Comic Books Unbound

Comic Books Unbound offers only cursory consideration of the media conglomeration that has made comic-film box office domination possible.

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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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28 Sep 2007 // 2:25 AM

Feast of Love

Because Morgan Freeman is so good at such voiceovers, in which he patiently explains the good intentions of "humans" (usually white humans) who make terrible mistakes and hurt one another, the role is the one he seems destined to play -- for the rest of his life.

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18 Oct 2005 // 1:00 AM

The Fog (2005)

As usual, the child is the one with a clue; as soon as Andy sees the digital fog rolling in, his eyes go wide and he murmurs, 'It wants us.'"

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14 Jan 2005 // 1:00 AM

In Good Company (2004)

In Good Company pushes Carter and Dan up against one another, so that they can work through their mutual anxieties, resentments, and jealousies.

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15 Nov 2004 // 1:00 AM

Legally Blonde: Platinum Collection (2001/2003)

The audio commentary featuring Reese Witherspoon and Robert Luketic demonstrates the leading lady to be much more thoughtful and subdued than her typical roles might suggest.

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23 Sep 2004 // 1:00 AM

A Dirty Shame (2004)

While such a fantastic love-love-love, all-pleasure-all-the-time scenario hardly seems likely in our near future, A Dirty Shame remains hopeful and even sweet.

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Hellboy: 2-Disc Special Edition (2004)

Speaking in his commentary track, del Toro is keenly passionate about the film, the character, and Hellboy creator Mike Mignola.

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1 Apr 2004 // 1:00 AM

Hellboy (2004)

The latest hero for our time is red. Fire engine red. Looming over the city from a rooftop, he puffs his cigar and glowers.

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16 Jan 2003 // 1:00 AM

A Guy Thing (2003)

A movie of this sort depends on a relentless illogic.

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Terror, Dolls, Madhouses: Three for the Price of Price

// Short Ends and Leader

"Three Vincent Price projects from American International.

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