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Public Enemies

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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, April 28 2009

Summer of Same: July 2009

In a rare attempt at novelty, July jets along with only Harry Potter and the Ice Age crew sampling continuing series spoils. The rest provide unknown pleasures.


Reviews

Wednesday, February 3 2010

Public Enemies

Public Enemies builds on a tacit rejection of gangster movies -- their glamor, their mythologizing, their epic sweep are all replaced by the ins and outs of bank robbery.


Tuesday, June 30 2009

Public Enemies

Sensational and turbulent, the relationship between John Dillinger and Melvin Purvis sold newspapers and attracted newsreel audiences. It was good for business.


Blogs

Friday, December 4 2009

Public Enemies (2009): Blu-ray

It's all about immersion. It's all about historical context and accuracy. It's all about character and the defiant need to stay true to same. And


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