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Features

Thursday, January 7 2010

The Best 30 Films of 2009

In one of the rarest rating periods ever, several on the staff could successfully argue for any of the Top 30 choices as a potential number one. While not all classics, they remain the consistent cream of 2009's crop.


Thursday, January 7 2010

The Best Independent / International Films of 2009

Looking for something far off the well-beaten mainstream path? Well, step on over to some savory world and outsider independent cinema. It's here where the risks, the experimentation, and the true art lives.


Tuesday, January 5 2010

The Best Male Film Performances of 2009

Certainly, the multi-millionaire boy's club represented here is heavy on the dramatics and light on the more 'amusing' fare. But if you really give this list a meaningful perusal you'll see a few genre and jokester surprises along the way.


Reviews

Wednesday, August 24 2011

'Source Code': Complex Mechanics of Smart Sci-Fi Combined with a Human Dimension

Source Code seems perfectly suited to the strengths of Duncan Jones: chiefly, the way he can take a simple science fiction hook and build a little movie world around it.


Friday, April 1 2011

'Source Code' Recalls 'Blade Runner'

Colter, like Deckard before him, has to accept who and where he is, even as these definitions recede before him.


Monday, January 18 2010

Moon

Instead of flashy CGI, Moon relies more on its ideas to engage its audience.


Wednesday, July 8 2009

Moon

In brief, stark moments, Duncan Jones' movie makes plain how awful it is to be so solitary, how utterly impossible it is to consider this existence a "living."


Blogs

Friday, April 1 2011

'Source Code': Sophomore Stunted

By finding everything but a more universal purpose for all this right-minded rigmarole, we lose at least part of the movie's motivation.


Monday, March 14 2011

SXSW Film Festival Day 1: Funny Texans and Duncan Jones

Austin's SXSW Film Festival has the premiere of Duncan Jones's new film Source Code.


Wednesday, March 2 2011

'Source Code' Trailers Continue to Intrigue

Duncan Jones' follow-up to Moon looks fun... if a tad familiar.


Friday, August 20 2010

Staring at the Final Frontier: 'Moon' (2009)

Duncan Jones probes the depths of inner space in this claustrophobic and haunting take on a familiar sci-fi trope.


Wednesday, January 13 2010

Moon on DVD and Blu-ray

Moon, the critically-hailed Duncan Jones-directed film that had swept several of 2009's film festivals is released on DVD and Blu-ray this week. At the end


News

Thursday, March 31 2011

Sci-fi savant: Duncan Jones takes a scholarly approach to his projects

LOS ANGELES—Duncan Jones had entree into the world of celebrities, movies and pop culture from the moment he was born. As the son of


Saturday, July 4 2009

Duncan Jones explores notions of home and self in 'Moon'

SEATTLE — Duncan Jones' eerie yet playful science-fiction feature debut, "Moon," flirts with a number of contradictions. Much of it is special-effects driven, yet its technical


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