Andrew Niccol
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The Worst Films of 2013
6 Jan 2014 // 9:14 PM

For those who love film (as we do), it's often hard to hate the medium you enjoy so much. In the case of the movies listed here, the ability to loathe was quite easy, actually.


Agitprop to Occupy My Time: 'In Time' for the Revolution
8 Mar 2012 // 4:00 PM

If fiction and reality could merge, the hero of the film In Time would benefit from listening to Real Time with Bill Maher, who said to the Occupy movement, "When you occupy anything for too long people do get pissed off."


'The Host''s Conflicted Valley Girl
16 Jul 2013 // 6:10 PM

Most of this film’s running time is spent as Wanderer and Melanie engage in a Gollum-like discourse; one trying to save her loved ones, the other trying to find the humanity that might exist in her.

Resistance is Futile: 'The Host'
29 Mar 2013 // 1:00 AM

Even as The Host posits a faux world where humans resist, its real world is the one that produced it, a world where formula and repetition rule.


Sloppy Sci-Fi and Premature Product Placement... That's 'The Host'
1 Apr 2013 // 5:20 AM

If ever a film was manufactured by committee, it is The Host.

Verve: 'In Time'
2 Dec 2011 // 1:30 AM

It may not be Gattaca, but In Time has enough verve to make it one of the more interesting sci-fi films of 2011.

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A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"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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