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Tuesday, January 11 2011

The Best Films of 2010

Among this year's winners include a fake documentary, a comedy about Jihad, a vampire story NOT dealing with tacky tween romance, a haunting hillbilly noir, and an elegant tale about clones. Not necessarily the usual cinematic suspects.


Tuesday, January 4 2011

The Best Male Film Performances of 2010

Heroes and villains, criminals and crazed creative types: the 20 best male performances of 2010 definitely run the dramatic/comedic character topography... with a few unusual turns tossed in for good measure.


Sunday, August 29 2010

Part One: September 2010

With over 23 films to choose from, September is a smorgasbord of possibilities -- from intelligent thrillers to unusual chiller, creative kid flicks and the standard Tinseltown tripe.


Reviews

Tuesday, March 1 2011

'The American' Is a Thoughtful, Deceptively Spare Work Rife with Political Intrigues

Jack is hardly the protypical "Ugly American", but he is an "American", with all that that signifies to the skeptical Left.


Wednesday, September 1 2010

Women and Mountains in 'The American'

Women are necessary in The American, like the Italian landscapes and winding stone stairways.


Blogs

Sunday, January 16 2011

A Bunch of Blu 6

This time around, we sample The American, Devil, Quiet Days in Clichy, Catfish, and Death Race 2.


Wednesday, September 1 2010

Moody, Introspective, and Definitely Not 'American'

The American feels too experimental, too outside the norm to draw in the casual or the just curious.


Tuesday, May 4 2010

The American: George Clooney Goes Back to His Beloved Italy (trailer)

The new film from director Anton Corbijn stars Clooney as an assassin who just needs to do that one last job before getting out of the hit man business.


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