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Thursday, February 19 2009

This year’s Supporting Actor?


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

Iconic - The Top 20 Male Performances of 2008

Like the gladiators of old, 2008 resembles a battle of formidable acting gods, especially when looking over the 20 choices presented below. Indeed, if anything, choosing a winner requires more of a leap of faith than any amount of critical skill - they all were that good.


Saturday, December 20 2008

Hamlet 2 (2008)


Sunday, December 14 2008

Tropic Thunder: Unrated Director’s Cut

A fun, occasionally brilliant satire of these Hollywood tropes that actually retains its comic punch after multiple viewings.


Thursday, September 4 2008

Are We Not Funny? Laugh, Damn You!

The problem with the (inexplicably popular) Tropic Thunder may be that Ben Stiller is just not a funny filmmaker. Not even remotely.


Friday, August 22 2008

Hamlet 2

Dana's inability to parse the difference between acting and living is put to several tests in Hamlet 2, which is not only the name of his movie but also the title of the audacious play he writes for his students to perform.


Thursday, August 14 2008

Jack Black talks ‘Tropic Thunder’ and how he got the girl


Tropic Thunder (Reviews) [13.Aug.08]
‘Tropic’ Blunder (Short Ends and Leader) [12.Aug.08]
Danny O.D.: Too Much McBride? (Short Ends and Leader) [11.Aug.08]
Finding Amanda (Reviews) [27.Jun.08]
Night at the Museum (2006) (Reviews) [15.May.07]
Hot Fuzz (2007) (Reviews) [23.Apr.07]
Marie Antoinette (2006) (Reviews) [18.Apr.07]
Night at the Museum (2006) (Reviews) [22.Dec.06]
Marie Antoinette (2006) (Reviews) [20.Oct.06]
Happy Endings (2005) (Reviews) [15.Jul.05]
Coffee and Cigarettes (2004) (Reviews) [20.Sep.04]
Coffee and Cigarettes (2004) (Reviews) [20.May.04]
Coffee and Cigarettes (2004) (Reviews) [13.May.04]
Ella Enchanted (2004) (Reviews) [8.Apr.04]
24 Hour Party People (2001) (Reviews) [9.Aug.02]
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