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Wednesday, May 5 2010

2010 Summer Movie Preview - August

We round out our summer preview with the August releases, a rather dim bunch unfortunately. Will Edgar Wright save us from summer movie hell with the new Michael Cera vehicle?


Reviews

Tuesday, September 2 2014

'The Normal Heart' Is Full of Passion, but Not Enough Rage

Larry Kramer’s blistering cri de coeur about the early days of the AIDS plague gets a solidly respectful but flawed treatment from Ryan Murphy


Tuesday, October 4 2011

'American Horror Story' Asks When Horrible Things Happen to People, What Do They Become?

Contradictions, whether embodied by Vivian or found in her new haunted home, exemplify what works and what doesn’t about American Horror Story.


Sunday, November 21 2010

Me Me Me. AKA 'Eat Pray Love'

Considering the amount of scorn the younger generation brings upon itself for being so similarly vain as Julie Robert's character, here -- e.g., broadcasting every interior thought on Twitter-- is there any age where this character's kind of selfishness isn't vulgar?


Thursday, August 12 2010

'Eat Pray Love': Listen to Ketut

Eat Pray Love presents Liz's road to enlightenment in ways that are too reverent, too episodic, and too self-absorbed.


Sunday, March 4 2007

Running With Scissors (2006)

Director Ryan Murphy lacks the requisite wicked flair for black-comedy, the levity is mishandled, and completely at odds with the intensity of performance and direction.


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Thursday, November 3 2011

The Top 5 Mysteries of 'American Horror Story'

In a new series already packed to the max with confounding conundrums, these are the top tricks in need of treats sooner rather than later.


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