The Best 30 Films of 2009 | 7 Jan 2010 // 4:00 PM

In one of the rarest rating periods ever, several on the staff could successfully argue for any of the Top 30 choices as a potential number one. While not all classics, they remain the consistent cream of 2009's crop.

The Best Male Film Performances of 2009 | 5 Jan 2010 // 4:00 PM

Certainly, the multi-millionaire boy's club represented here is heavy on the dramatics and light on the more 'amusing' fare. But if you really give this list a meaningful perusal you'll see a few genre and jokester surprises along the way.


Adventureland | 1 Sep 2009 // 5:00 PM

A hugely enjoyable blend of humor and agony that captures the confused, painful, but open-ended state of late adolescence.

Adventureland | 3 Apr 2009 // 12:20 AM

Adventureland is as tidy and predictable as it sounds. And it falls into that annoying trap that seems to plague this sort of film, relying on an unrelenting '80s soundtrack to set tones and cue plot points.


Adventureland | 9 Dec 2009 // 6:03 AM

Adventureland - Miramax [$29.99 / $44.99 Blu-ray]

Adventureland (2009): Blu-ray | 22 Aug 2009 // 1:32 PM

They really shouldn't call it coming of age. That simply suggests the passage or arrival of time. Instead, they should label it "the moment of

//Mixed media

Notes, Hoaxes, and Jokes: Silkworm's 'Lifestyle' - "Ooh La La"

// Sound Affects

"Lifestyle's penultimate track eases the pace and finds fresh nuance and depth in a rock classic, as Silkworm offer their take on the Faces' "Ooh La La".

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