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Thursday, January 7 2010

The Best 30 Films of 2009

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.


Tuesday, January 5 2010

The Best Male Film Performances of 2009

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.


Wednesday, April 29 2009

Summer of Same: August 2009

With names like Tarantino, Lee, and Zombie, the final month of the season pulls out all the film geek stops. Still, the only guarantee is familiarity, not freshness.


Reviews

Friday, August 14 2009

District 9

In District 9, racism provides the white guy with a very special growth experience.


Blogs

Thursday, November 11 2010

Watch the Skies!: Top 10 Alien Invasion Films

Ten examples of evil cosmic conquerors and their eventual mash-up with mankind.


Friday, August 14 2009

'District 9' is Dynamite!

One hates to think that this is how it would be. After centuries of resorting to internment and segregation as a means of dealing with


News

Tuesday, March 2 2010

Who will win the big Oscars? Hint: It's not 'Avatar'

The decision to expand Oscar's best picture competition from five to 10 titles came from a place of greed and anxiety: the desperate need to attract


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