Jon Turteltaub
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2010 Summer Movie Preview - July
4 May 2010 // 4:00 PM

In July, Christopher Nolan unleashes his eagerly awaited new film Inception, M. Night Shyamalan returns with The Last Airbender and Adrien Brody stars in a Predator remake.


A Glimmer of Salvation Is Found in 'Last Vegas'
1 Nov 2013 // 4:15 AM

This does best during its nicely understated climax, where the glimmers of the characters' fears -- of aging, of becoming irrelevant -- are most visible and closest to poignant, if only briefly.

'Phenomenon': Or, How to Make Use of Good Manure
5 Aug 2012 // 5:05 PM

Sometime before being dismissed as out of his gourd, John Travolta made a film more than suggestive of his growing attraction to the marriage of the worlds of spiritualism and science fiction.


It's a Shame About Jay: 'The Sorcerer's Apprentice' (Blu-ray)
28 Nov 2010 // 6:00 PM

If the geek inherits the Earth, Jay Baruchel will be among their bequeathed number... all irritating turns in this lame 2010 summer popcorn slop aside.

This 'Sorcerer' Fails to Conjure Up Much Magic
14 Jul 2010 // 12:00 AM

Successful tales of the high seas are one thing. The Sorcerer's Apprentice proves that when it comes to reinventing the corporate catalog, the House of Mouse is more a House of Lousy Movies.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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