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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.


Thursday, January 7 2010

The Best Independent / International Films of 2009

Looking for something far off the well-beaten mainstream path? Well, step on over to some savory world and outsider independent cinema. It's here where the risks, the experimentation, and the true art lives.


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.


Monday, April 27 2009

Summer of Same: June 2009

This month's "original" fare offers a take on a Sid and Marty Krofft classic, more battling seizure robots, and the retaking of '70s subway thriller. Everything old is new again.


Reviews

Monday, January 18 2010

Moon

Instead of flashy CGI, Moon relies more on its ideas to engage its audience.


Wednesday, July 8 2009

Moon

In brief, stark moments, Duncan Jones' movie makes plain how awful it is to be so solitary, how utterly impossible it is to consider this existence a "living."


Blogs

Wednesday, October 22 2014

The Problem With Current Sci-Fi Films and What We Should Learn From Watching 'Moon'

With the recent surge in popularity of sci-fi/action hybrid films in mind, it's clear that sci-fi needs to get back to its roots.


Friday, August 20 2010

Staring at the Final Frontier: 'Moon' (2009)

Duncan Jones probes the depths of inner space in this claustrophobic and haunting take on a familiar sci-fi trope.


Wednesday, January 13 2010

Moon on DVD and Blu-ray

Moon, the critically-hailed Duncan Jones-directed film that had swept several of 2009's film festivals is released on DVD and Blu-ray this week. At the end


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