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September 2012

Manipulator and Commander: ‘The Master’

Something like The Master is fascinating for what it offers up, and what it leaves behind.

‘The House at the End of the Street’ is Horrible, Not Horrifying

You can tell Lawrence knows she's in a lost cause. Her performance is often rendered in one disinterested facial expression.

‘End of Watch’ Confuses Chaos for Realism

Ayers aims for the ADHD attention span of his Netflix streaming demo and constantly confuses the issue.

Age Before Acuity: ‘Trouble with the Curve’

This is the anti-Moneyball movie, a sports film where the ins and outs of same are kept closed off and clandestine.

Don’t Open That Door! #13: ‘She Demons’ (1958)

Welcome to our weekly field guide to 1950s horror and sci-fi movies and the creatures that inhabit them. This week: we confront new depths of Nazi depravity in She Demons

Sight & Sound-Off: #5 - ‘Sunrise’ and ‘Taxi Driver’

So where does the wickedness really come from? Is it nothing more than a combination of factors, an internal weakness fueled by far more malevolent outside sources? Well, yes and no.

The 10 Greatest Shark Films of All Time

From nurse to tiger, gentle giants to ferocious flesh eaters, here are our choices for the top examples of that often misunderstood creature, the cinematic shark.

‘A Thousand Words’

And just a few more.

‘Ring-a-Ding Rhythm’

Richard Lester and musical England, just before they was fab.

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