Michael Hoffman
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//Features

The Best Male Film Performances of 2009
5 Jan 2010 // 4:00 PM

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.

The Best Female Film Performances of 2009
5 Jan 2010 // 4:00 PM

Some in the media would have you think it was a sparse year for women on the silver screen. One peak at this amazing list of 20 girl power performances will have you giving said sentiments a specious second look.

//Reviews

'Soapdish' Slips Along the Thin Line Between Soap and Farce
19 Oct 2011 // 4:59 PM

Even if the movie's soap opera plot engine is approaching time-capsule quality, this is an uncommonly well-executed farce.

The Last Station
8 Dec 2009 // 10:42 PM

Tolstoy here seems half-monk and half-clown, a seeming contradiction translated with extraordinary clarity by Christopher Plummer.

//Blogs

'The Best of Me' Offers the Worst of Nicolas Sparks
17 Oct 2014 // 4:00 AM

Like a hack tunesmith that keeps rewriting the same melodies over and over again, hoping his legion of fans don't notice the ruse, we've heard this Sparks song before.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

The Moving Pixels Podcast Looks at the Scenic Vistas and Human Drama of 'Firewatch'

// Moving Pixels

"This week we consider the beautiful world that Campo Santo has built for us to explore and the way that the game explores human relationships through its protagonist's own explorations within that world.

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