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April 2008

Surround Sound: The Standalone Experience

Arguably, soundtracks are more than simple music. That is, while music itself can be described in terms of compositions, orchestrations, harmonies, melodies, and performances, movie

Jungle Juice (2002)

It’s time for Wednesday’s look at the worst of the worst. Today, a horribly unfunny comedy from South Korea.

The Five Best Films of Spring 2008

Tradition holds that, for Hollywood, the Spring represents the end of ballyhoo - and the business year. During the four month flatline between January and

The Five Worst Films of Spring 2008

With the faux infighting of Baby Mama and Harold and Kumar 2 making the 25 April weekend as anticlimactic, cinematically speaking, as possible, it’s time to

The Fall of the Roman Empire: The Miriam Collection (3 Disc Limited Collector’s Edition)

It was the final nail in his financial coffin, the epic that would eventually close his by now infamous Spanish studios. After the troubled production

Cloverfield (Small Screen DVD Edition)

It’s almost impossible to downsize spectacle. Something that plays as awe-inspiring and epic on the big screen loses much of its luster when miniaturized

Friday Film Focus - 25 April, 2008

For the weekend beginning 25 April, here are the films in focus: In BriefHarold and Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay [rating: 5] Is it possible to make

Art Disintegrates Life Part 1: The Savages

There is nothing noble about caring for a demented relative. There is nothing inherently humorous in the decision over whether or not to warehouse said

Thunderpants (2002)

It’s time for our weekly look into some of the worst movies of all time. Today, it’s the tale of a boy, his best friend, and his incredibly flatulent bottom.

Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead

Sidney Lumet has made some of the greatest films of the modern era. Looking over titles like The Pawnbroker, Serpico, Dog Day Afternoon, Network, it’

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