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Talk, Talk, Talk: November 2008
10 Sep 2008 // 5:59 PM
Like the sainted sigh of relief that comes after another shriek-filled All Hallow's Eve, November usually means the start of the 'nominate me' process for the proposed prestige pictures of 2008.
Cut to the Whatever
20 Nov 2008 // 4:00 PM
Marc Forster's Quantum of Solace slices away nearly every element of the old Bond, and leaves nothing in its place.
Want to Live? Better Keep Moving: 'World War Z'
21 Jun 2013 // 2:30 AM
Gerry is an implausible figure, low-key and soulful, vulnerable and repeatedly penetrable, but also unkillable. He sees what others don't, he acts when he must, and he knows what the plot needs him to know.
'Machine Gun Preacher' Can't Stop Simplifying
25 Sep 2011 // 11:48 PM
That Sam's heroism is set in Sudan, where he's repeatedly surrounded by frightened black children and freedom fighters looking for organization, is only the first problem in Machine Gun Preacher.
'World War' Wrong
24 Jun 2013 // 1:00 AM
By getting rid of what author Max Brooks begat, 'World War Z' -- the movie -- made a major mistake. It literally removed the zombie threat from a film about zombies.
12 Nov 2008 // 4:39 PM
He's that old friend we hardly recognize anymore, that middle aged idol that's, apparently, going through a bit of a creative and cultural crisis. Granted,