Tate Taylor
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The Best Female Film Performances of 2011
16 Jan 2012 // 3:00 PM

It was a monumental year for women in film as our selections for 2011's best female performances indicate... over and over and over again.

Summer Movie Preview: August 2011
4 May 2011 // 4:00 PM

August brings us a clash between horror and sci-fi as vampires, demons, and super-intelligent apes battle the Grim Reaper and a beefy Barbarian for your last few popcorn coins.


'Get On Up': James Brown Imagined
1 Aug 2014 // 5:30 AM

"You see where this thing is going" from the first frames of Get On Up. But you also wish you didn't; you wish that it would have been smarter, more nuanced, and less fantastic.

'The Help' Is an Elegantly Profound Crowdpleaser
4 Jan 2012 // 3:02 PM

Unlike movies that try to be both self-righteous and profound, The Help is characterized by a surprising sincerity in how it acknowledges its faults from the get-go.


White Never Makes Right: 'The Help' (Blu-ray)
6 Dec 2011 // 2:30 AM

Indeed, horror is what's missing here... horror and a sense of the real world working its way into the isolation of (this small town).

'The Help' Holds Fast to Its Meaningful Message
11 Aug 2011 // 10:59 PM

While it's too long and too timid, The Help is still a wonderful, evocative indictment

//Mixed media

The Hills Are Alive, But Nobody Else Is in 'The Happiness of the Katakuris'

// Short Ends and Leader

"Happiness of the Katakuris is one of Takashi Miike's oddest movies, and that's saying something.

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