The Best 30 Films of 2009 | 7 Jan 2010 // 4:00 PM
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.
Summer of Same: July 2009 | 28 Apr 2009 // 5:00 PM
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.
Public Enemies | 3 Feb 2010 // 3:58 PM
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.
Public Enemies | 30 Jun 2009 // 10:00 PM
Sensational and turbulent, the relationship between John Dillinger and Melvin Purvis sold newspapers and attracted newsreel audiences. It was good for business.