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Monday, January 19 2009

Paul Blart: Mall Cop

In this cute, mostly predictable, underdog story, Paul Blart takes his job as a security guard at the West Orange Pavilion Mall very seriously.


Monday, June 18 2007

Part 2: The Changing Face of Filmmaking

Every staid situation needs shaking up, none more so that the labored Hollywood studio system. The titles chosen for this section stand out as reasons why things had to change, the results of those seismic stylistic shifts.


Monday, July 10 2006

Petulia (1968)

For its many commendable qualities -- qualities long recognized by a sizable cult of fans -- Petulia doesn't quite display cultural insight.


Sunday, January 1 1995

Angel Eyes (2001)

PULL.


Angel Eyes (2001)

Playing a social outcast capable of helping others but incapable of helping herself, Jennifer Lopez still comes off as too much of a star she is, and not enough of the lonely beat cop she's supposed to be.


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