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Tuesday, March 24 2009

Part 3: The Sixth Sense to Fight Club (August - October 1999)

Films that have left a lasting impression on their creators (M. Night Shyamalan, Sam Mendes, David Fincher) make up the majority of Part Three of our Films of 1999 overview.


Thursday, June 21 2007

Part 5: The Return of the Auteur

That noise you heard near the start of the new millennium was the creative din of a brash new breed of filmmakers tearing down the traditions of mainstream moviemaking. Their motion picture mission statements -- including the ones featured on this list -- remain the rulebook for new generations of anxious film artists.


Tuesday, May 1 2007

Monkey Business (Part 2: June)

Apparently, as the sun's strongest rays finally settle over the movie going public, sequels are the remedy to cool down an overheated demographic. This month alone holds five examples of such redux refreshment. The rest of the choices are a variety pack of genres, ideas and possibilities.


Reviews

Monday, April 16 2012

'Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol' Is One of the Best Action Films of 2011

From the high-flying prologue with Agent Hanaway (Josh Hollaway) to the final showdown in Mumbai, this story moves at a breakneck speed.


Thursday, December 15 2011

'Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol' Is Effectively Superficial

As the movie emphasizes Ethan's particular skills -- his brutality, his efficiency, his utter commitment -- it sets him against others who can be distracted.


Monday, November 26 2007

Ratatouille

Ratatouille is wholesome entertainment that everyone's going to be happy with because it pulls off the feat of managing to be hilarious and engaging while offending pretty much nobody.


Friday, June 29 2007

Ratatouille (2007)

Like the gourmet food it so exquisitely renders, one fears that the sensational Ratatouille will end up being a decidedly acquired commercial taste.


Thursday, June 28 2007

Ratatouille (2007)

The exuberant voice performances in Ratatouille immerse the audience in its world, one enhanced by richly-colored, sophisticated animation and a lively score.


Blogs

Friday, December 16 2011

A Real Action Film: 'Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol'

Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol is 2011's most consistently entertaining effort.


Tuesday, April 19 2011

Sometimes, a Title Says It All: 'The Incredibles' (Blu-ray)

A classic. A masterpiece. A flawless Blu-ray release. What more needs to be said?


News

Sunday, July 1 2007

Stand-up comic rats on the making of 'Ratatouille'

Unlike his namesake, Patton Oswalt is an unlikely candidate for military glory. Then again, Oswalt is not a retired Marine colonel like his father, who


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