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//Features

Extra Large Popcorn, Please: The Film Forum's "Return of the Double Feature"
25 Aug 2016 // 8:30 PM

Originating as a practical means to ensure financial solvency, the “double feature” may now serve a more profound aesthetic purpose.

The Worst Films of 2012
23 Jan 2013 // 4:10 PM

When movies are mediocre, they're maddening. But when they are as bad as the selections here, you can't help but question the artform's overall validity.

//Reviews

'Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children' Is All Style, No Sense
30 Sep 2016 // 3:25 AM

Tim Burton misses again, though his bizarre take on the superteam gimmick has its charms.

'Cinderella' Is All Eye Candy and Empty Entertainment Calories
13 Mar 2015 // 3:16 AM

The audience already primed for more "happily ever after" will be more than satisfied with the results. Everyone else will wonder what the studio was thinking with this strategy.

//Blogs

Where It All Began: 'Frankenweenie'
5 Oct 2012 // 2:05 AM

Though the subject matter and style may be a bit too frightening for some kids, the overall result is a clever, cheeky homage.

Reconsidering 'Shadows'
1 Oct 2012 // 4:00 AM

Dark Shadows is one of the best satires of the last few years. It channels the PG-13 passivity of post-millennial horror, forcefully mocking the Twilight-ing of the genre while reinvesting the source with a surreal bit of social commentary.

//News

Back to Tim Burton’s Realm of Misfits and Oddballs
3 Oct 2012 // 2:00 AM

Frankenweenie features plenty of homages to classic monster movies — those produced by Universal Studios in the 1930s, atomic horror from the 1950s; there’s even a cameo from Christopher Lee as Dracula in one of England’s Hammer Film productions.

Alan Rickman can be a saint, but sometimes evil becomes him
3 Jan 2008 // 6:45 PM

Alan Rickman isn't a bad guy. He just often plays one. Bad guys like Gruber in "Die Hard," Marston in "Quigly Down Under" and the

//Mixed media
//Blogs

"Rock Never Dies" Takes Shots at Celebrity Culture In a Surprisingly Effective Episode

// Channel Surfing

"Season 12's best episode yet isn't perfect, but well-done, with an excellent swan song performance by Rick Springfield.

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