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I Kept Waiting for Lee Van Cleef to Save 'God's Gun' With His Duel Roles
It's not the worst picture ever made, or even the worst Spaghetti Western, but its many low-points bury its few high-points. [27.Aug.14]
We're in the Movies: Palace of Silents and Itinerant Filmmaking
Flicker Alley's new Blu-ray/DVD combo We're in the Movies: Palace of Silents and Itinerant Filmmaking provides a glimpse into obscure corners of film history. [27.Aug.14]
'The Railway Man' Goes Off the Rails With Sentimentality
The movie wastes its impressive cast, choosing instead to drown itself in sentimentalism. [27.Aug.14]
Richard Attenborough's 10 Greatest Artistic Triumphs
While his life was filled with many career triumphs, the late Richard Attenborough will always be remembered for these ten examples of his undeniable talent. [26.Aug.14]
Kristen Wiig Sinks 'Hateship Loveship'
Infusing Alice Munro's portrait of a lonely woman and her quest for happiness with deadpan comic beats, Kristen Wiig muddies the tone of "Hateship Loveship" and leaves it without a center. [26.Aug.14]
Reviews
The movie wastes its impressive cast, choosing instead to drown itself in sentimentalism. [26.Aug.14]
Infusing Alice Munro's portrait of a lonely woman and her quest for happiness with deadpan comic beats, Kristen Wiig muddies the tone of "Hateship Loveship" and leaves it without a center. [25.Aug.14]
Metal fans will remember this story in the lore of censorship and a dark moment in the history of Judas Priest. But this film is not about the band and is all the better for it. [24.Aug.14]
Possibly the greatest haunted house film of all time is still as impactful as ever, a fact not reflected by this Blu-ray's paltry extras. [24.Aug.14]
It's hard to think of a scene in this movie you haven't seen in another. [22.Aug.14]
This film urges you to believe that the protagonist is as special as anyone at the center of a YA saga, which is to say, so very special. [22.Aug.14]
DVD Reviews
The movie wastes its impressive cast, choosing instead to drown itself in sentimentalism. [26.Aug.14]
Infusing Alice Munro's portrait of a lonely woman and her quest for happiness with deadpan comic beats, Kristen Wiig muddies the tone of "Hateship Loveship" and leaves it without a center. [25.Aug.14]
Mixed Media
News
By Steven Zeitchik
The last year of Robin Williams’ professional life was a microcosm of his larger career — a mix of independent drama, animated voice work, studio comedy and even a TV sitcom. [15.Aug.14]
Features
By Pamela Monk
Movies create iconic, mythical teacher figures who, in two or so hours, do both more harm and more good than any actual human could achieve in a lifetime. [20.Aug.14]
Like the book that inspired it, Radio Free Albemuth works as a vindicating love letter to spiritual seekers who feel that humanity is capable of more than the Orwellian rat race of the modern era. [19.Aug.14]
Columns
The Next Reel
After the best-selling novel La Planète des Singes and the hit film Planet of the Apes, the series found itself in hairy times. How did the saga regain its glory? [10.Aug.14]
On Principle
By grounding the violence of his barely veiled speculative fiction in the here-and-now, James DeMonaco risks inciting an audience beyond the walls of the cinema. [06.Aug.14]
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