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Monday, August 30 2010

Part Two: October 2010

By the look of the calendar -- and this list of titles - it looks like Hollywood is out to investigate the horrors of vampires, demon children, alien invasion, and the most evil entity of all -- Facebook!


Thursday, March 17 2011

Something Awaits in the Hereafter, but What that Something Is Remains Unclear

Though two feature films are included in the Blu-ray release of Hereafter, only Clint Eastwood's career retrospective showcases his best work.

Thursday, October 21 2010

'Hereafter': No Chance of Anything Normal

It's too bad that Hereafter can't believe in the moments when its story is conveyed in subdued glances and slight gestures.


Friday, October 22 2010

'Hereafter': Death Be Not Profound

A triptych of tales which argue for a stronger editorial hand and the inherent flaw in such a format -- all parts of your omnibus better work, or the failures threaten to pull down the successes.

Thursday, October 21 2010

Age as Appreciation: The Critics and 'Hereafter'

The 'Net is expert at rewriting pop culture history. It's like Communism without the misguided Marxist motive for reconfiguring the past.


Monday, October 18 2010

'Gold standard' Clint Eastwood delivers again with 'Hereafter'

NEW YORK — "Hereafter," Clint Eastwood's 31st feature film as a director in 40 years, drew enthusiastic applause at Lincoln Center, where it closed the New York

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