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Steve Shill


Friday, October 25 2013

This American 'Dracula' Proves to Be Simply Irresistible to the English

Traipsing around Victorian London, from high-class parties to low bohemian absinthe halls, this Dracula poses as an American businessman and has no trouble exerting his influence over the ladies.

Thursday, March 15 2012

'Missing' Pits Ashley Judd Against Europe

Becca returns to her life of violence for this one last mission. It's one cliché of many here, including as well a cloying sanctification of a very American Motherhood.

Sunday, September 26 2010

'Dexter' Season Five Premiere

Dexter ponders his lack of humanity and Rita's enormous capacity to love. All true, but nothing new.

Tuesday, August 11 2009


The payoff comes when this tedious, silly movie is finally over.

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