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July 2007

Short Cuts - In Theaters: Sunshine (2007)

Sunshine is a film about sacrifice. It’s a movie that asks the big questions and waits for the inevitable answer. It’s the kind


Short Cuts - In Theaters: Talk To Me (2007)

Don Cheadle’s time has finally arrived. While this may seem a bit contradictory, considering the number of years he has been producing good work,


Short Cuts - In Theaters: Rescue Dawn (2006)

In auteur/artist Werner Herzog’s world, there are only two major conflicts – man vs. nature, and man vs. his own nature. Such a philosophy


Viewer Discretion Advised: 28 July, 2007

With August right around the corner, summer seems to be winding down the way it began – not with a solid cinematic scream, but a minor


Short Cuts - In Theaters: The Simpsons Movie

You’re gonna hear a lot of talk in the next few days about The Simpsons Movie - and not all of it will focus


On DVD - YoYo Girl Cop/ Dynamite Warrior

When one thinks of martial arts, and specifically movies centering around the ancient skill set, the graceful and powerful moves of the actors remain primary


Surround Sound: Ani-Mania (The Simpsons Movie/ Ratatouille)

After the big screen musical went the way of other motion picture dinosaurs (around the time of Sidney Lumet’s The Wiz), critics started complaining


Who’s Minding the Store: 24 July, 2007

Hope you’ve been saving your money. Here’s praying that, during those weeks of downtime when SE&L couldn’t be bothered to


The Front Page: We are Curious…Yellow!

Finally, in five days, we’ll know. After 18 seasons, almost as many years, and over 400 fabulous episodes, fans and the curious alike will learn if


On DVD - The Host (2006)

The monster movie has certainly changed a lot over the last 70 years – especially when it comes to special effects. Where once creatures had to be


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