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Wednesday, January 6 2010

The Worst Films of 2009

What does it say about the last 12 months that two of the year's biggest blockbusters also find residence near the top of our annual compilation of cinematic abominations? Oh, and the rest are pretty rotten as well.


Wednesday, April 29 2009

Summer of Same: August 2009

With names like Tarantino, Lee, and Zombie, the final month of the season pulls out all the film geek stops. Still, the only guarantee is familiarity, not freshness.


Reviews

Monday, August 10 2009

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra

Unfortunately, the plot requires Sienna Miller to strike sparks off of Channing Tatum, which is somewhat like smashing granite against wood.


Wednesday, May 5 2004

Van Helsing (2004)

Van Helsing is full of monsters -- monster lore, monster jokes, and monster trivia.


Saturday, December 31 1994

The Mummy Returns (2001)

Everything in 'The Mummy Returns' is bigger and more expensive, from its impressively enormous matte shots and massive armies composed of thousands of digitized soldiers, to its great swirling sand effects and outsized characters.


Blogs

Friday, February 28 2014

I See Wacky, Weird Dead People: 'Odd Thomas'

Odd Thomas is a hoot - a half-baked hoot but a hoot nonetheless. It's fun, occasionally inventive, and infused with the teeming good nature of its actors and its maker.


Friday, August 7 2009

'G.I.' So-So

It's definitely not the biggest flop of Summer 2009. That honor is still reserved for Transformer: Revenge of the Fallen (artistically) and either Year One or


Thursday, August 6 2009

G.I. - NO!

It seems like no movie season is complete without at least one big controversy - the unfair MPAA rating of the latest bromantic masterwork from


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