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Features

Monday, January 10 2011

The Worst Films of 2010

When Hollywood delivers the stink bombs, they are strident in their creative stench. Need proof? Just check out the ten titles below.


Monday, May 3 2010

2010 Summer Movie Preview - June

After May's gangbusters' start, June settles down with The A-Team, Toy Story 3, and more Twilight.


Reviews

Monday, August 19 2013

'Paranoia': How Not to Get Ahead in Business

Adam never seems like a competent hero; he all but requires that other characters explain to him exactly why he should be paranoid, which sucks the thrills right out of a paranoid thriller.


Wednesday, September 15 2010

Mr. Smith and Mrs. Housewife Are 'Killers'

It's only half the movie Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie made five years ago, but that may be good enough for some fans of Killers.


Thursday, July 23 2009

The Ugly Truth

Concerns about truth and untruth can't mean much in a movie called The Ugly Truth.


Thursday, March 27 2008

21

Even if card counting is legal, this gangster-style brutality plainly cannot be, yet it provides long minutes of hackneyed menace, a B-movie plot point that only underlines 21's unoriginality.


Thursday, May 12 2005

Monster-In-Law (2005)

Though the pathologies Fonda and Lopez embody tend to be framed as individual, they are symptomatic and well rewarded.


Blogs

Monday, July 27 2009

RomCom-trast: 'Ugly Truth' vs. '(500) Days of Summer'

Does anyone really care about the romantic comedy anymore? Does anyone see the once burgeoning chick flick genre as anything but a placeholder for the


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