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July 2008

Movie News Tuesday: 15 July, 2008

Coming Soon.Net Reports from the Set of Watchmen As the summer roll out continues, tent pole after tent pole testing the mainstream audiences appetite


Han-cockeyed

With another $34 million in its coffers and a growing word of mouth campaign, Will Smith’s latest pseudo sci-fi exercise, Hancock, is shaping up to


Steel Trap (2007)

In the ‘80s, when the slasher film was all the rage, there was no real need to be different. The set-up and fright formula mandated


Phase IV (1974)

The late ‘60s/early ‘70s was a boon for serious science fiction. Thanks in part to the success of 2001: A Space Odyssey and Planet of


Friday Film Focus - 11 July, 2008

It’s time to get back on track as Hollywood continues to unveil its weekly array of tent pole titles. For 11 July, here are the


Del Toro Delivers with ‘Hellboy 2’

Ever wonder what it would be like if your favorite filmmaker had the creative freedom to realize his or her own inner artistic aims? Ever


This ‘Journey’ is Generic, But Fun

There is nothing wrong with being generic. There is no crime in staying standard and formulaic. Sure, it signals a kind of creative malaise on


Guillermo the Great

Guillermo Del Toro should be Peter Jackson. He should be sitting on a multi-billion dollar franchise, a few Oscars, and that rare combination of mainstream


Roberto Benigni’s ‘Pinocchio’

Wednesday means Crap Day here at SE&L, and today we've got a doozy - a fetid fairy tale by everyone's favorite Italian irritant, Roberto Benigni


Movie News Tuesday: 8 July, 2008

Ferrell, Baron Cohen, Apatow take on Sherlock Holmes From the Official Press Release: Comedy superstars Sacha Baron Cohen and Will Ferrell will team together for


June 2008

May 2008

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That Ribbon of Highway: Sharon Jones Re-shapes Woody Guthrie's Song

// Sound Affects

"Sharon Jones and Woodie Guthrie knew: great songs belong to everybody.

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