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Anne Fletcher


Wednesday, January 6 2010

The Worst Films of 2009

What does it say about the last 12 months that two of the year's biggest blockbusters also find residence near the top of our annual compilation of cinematic abominations? Oh, and the rest are pretty rotten as well.


Tuesday, July 30 2013

Streisand and Rogen's 'The Guilt Trip' Runs Low on Fuel

Strangely endearing and mildly funny, The Guilt Trip is a charming but unexceptional film that fails to live up to its potential.

Monday, December 24 2012

Barbra Streisand Is on the Road in 'The Guilt Trip'

Andy is his mother's son, and he resents it mightily.

Thursday, June 18 2009

The Proposal

The troubling thing about Margaret's "punishment" is the implication that she deserves it in the first place.

Thursday, January 17 2008

27 Dresses

Sweet and nurturing and passive-aggressive, Jane (Katherine Heigl) is yet another movie girl in need of rescue.


Sunday, October 11 2009

The Proposal (2009): Blu-ray

Sandra Bullock is much more than her current career arc. She's a better actress than her RomCom credentials would suggest, and when given material to

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