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30 Mar 2007 // 4:21 AM

The Lookout (2007)

Gordon-Levitt makes Chris' efforts to look at himself honestly seem quite complicated, a series of steps both typical and original.

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Rattling the Cage: An Interview with Screamers Director Carla Garapedian

With a new documentary and the aid of System of a Down, Garapedian tries to get the world talking about genocide.

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16 Oct 2006 // 12:00 AM

Click (2006)

At heart, Click is a trivial movie that asks an important question about life, the universe, and everything: how on earth can a man who's doing Kate Beckinsale on a regular basis be at all dissatisfied with his life?

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21 Sep 2006 // 6:00 AM

The Never: Antarctica

Antarctica is an impressive, artistic audio-visual multimedia experience...or something like that.

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23 Jun 2006 // 12:00 AM

Click (2006)

While the movie's point is clear enough from frame one, it's so blatant and comes at such a high price that you feel mostly battered by its end.

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Underworld: Evolution (2006)

Race here is not an inherent or stable identity, but mutable and mutating.

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22 Dec 2004 // 1:00 AM

The Aviator (2004)

The Aviator portrays Hughes as a rebel and a genius, a dashing young man with ambition, hope, and nerve.

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Underworld: Extended Cut (2003)

Such contrasts make Underworld an especially good-looking vampire-werewolf-action film, even if it is over-the-top.

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6 May 2004 // 1:00 AM

Van Helsing (2004)

Van Helsing is full of monsters -- monster lore, monster jokes, and monster trivia.

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26 Jan 2004 // 1:00 AM

Underworld (2003)

Underworld has more on its mind than matching its throbbing rock soundtrack to action sequences.

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18 Sep 2003 // 1:00 AM

Underworld (2003)

The primary point is the look -- the drenching rain, the blazing gunfire, the catsuit.

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20 Aug 2001 // 4:00 PM

	Bosco: Action

From the boom-clap-bash of the first track, “Satellite” to the meaningless but inoffensive snippet of the last, “Runk Pockers”, Bosco’s Action is undeniably the

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Serendipity (2001)

'Serendipity' offers absolutely no surprises -- and therefore, no unpleasant ones.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Pearl Harbor (2001)

Pearl Harbor's endorsement of military ideals and barely submerged nostalgia for the war's anti-Japanese racism only abates for a half hour of stunningly rendered shoot-em-up as the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and its surrounding airfields takes place.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

The Golden Bowl (2000)

Adam (Nick Nolte) is introduced on screen with the title, 'America's First Billionaire' (this is the level of overstatement to which the film resorts repeatedly, not trusting its audience to follow even the simplest plot points).

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Brokedown Palace (1999)

High school movies tend to end with graduation. It's at the prom that the primary couple finally achieves their much-anticipated clinch (with camera circling and trendy pop song resounding) while their adversaries - treacherous teachers, jealous fellow students, ridiculous parents - back off or smile approvingly, showing that they have indeed learned whatever lessons they're supposed to have learned.

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31 Dec 1994 // 11:03 PM

        Popland: Action!

Reviewing your friends’ and acquaintences’ CDs is often a tricky thing. It’s great when their disc turns out to be a wonderful event, but

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A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

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"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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