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Tuesday, January 11 2011

The Best Films of 2010

Among this year's winners include a fake documentary, a comedy about Jihad, a vampire story NOT dealing with tacky tween romance, a haunting hillbilly noir, and an elegant tale about clones. Not necessarily the usual cinematic suspects.

Tuesday, January 4 2011

The Best Male Film Performances of 2010

Heroes and villains, criminals and crazed creative types: the 20 best male performances of 2010 definitely run the dramatic/comedic character topography... with a few unusual turns tossed in for good measure.

Tuesday, May 4 2010

2010 Summer Movie Preview - July

In July, Christopher Nolan unleashes his eagerly awaited new film Inception, M. Night Shyamalan returns with The Last Airbender and Adrien Brody stars in a Predator remake.

Monday, May 3 2010

2010 Summer Movie Preview - June

After May's gangbusters' start, June settles down with The A-Team, Toy Story 3, and more Twilight.


Wednesday, January 19 2011

'Cyrus': Less is Sometimes More

Benefiting greatly from its mumblecore medium, Cyrus finds its charm in its minimalist approach to filmmaking.

Thursday, June 24 2010

Awkwardness Abounds in 'Cyrus'

Even though there's a lot more plot, and life, to Cyrus, it still bears a few precious hallmarks of a Duplass brothers' film.


Friday, July 16 2010

'Cyrus': A Comedy Searching for a Few Good Laughs

Perhaps, if your life has been one unending struggle between step parents, biological dead beats, shifts in siblings, and the occasional court appearance, you'll chortle your way through Cyrus. For all others, this will seem like a strange way of comically celebrating the otherwise complicated (and often hurtful) topics involved.

Monday, June 21 2010

So Cyrus... What's Next?

It's rare when a modern movie doesn't answer all of its lingering questions. It's the daring piece that puts elements out there without wrapping them up in a nice, neat narrative bow.

Tuesday, February 9 2010

Cyrus - (dir. The Duplass Brothers) (new film / trailer)

Indie film upstarts the Duplass brothers have a new movie being released to US theaters on July 9th. These recent arrivals to the scene are


Thursday, July 8 2010

'Cyrus' star is looking for roles he can be proud of in 20 years

MINNEAPOLIS — With his world's-biggest-leprechaun physicality and sweet watermelon slice of a grin, John C. Reilly is hardly a committee-designed film star. And that has worked

Friday, June 25 2010

Jay and Mark Duplass make a different kind of Jonah Hill comedy

The combination of summer-movie silliness and comedic actor Jonah Hill — best known for the likes of "Superbad" and "Knocked Up" — would seem to add up

Wednesday, June 23 2010

John C. Reilly returns to his hometown with new movie and familiar face

CHICAGO — "Famous person!" the woman declares, her head whipping around as if on a swivel, as John C. Reilly walks by on the underpass from

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