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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.

Monday, September 7 2009

Part One: September

Our spread starts off with a collection of cast-offs, creative risks, and the contractually obligated releases. While there may be a substantial helping of something entertaining during this hefty four-week first course, don't be put off by such a portion size. To paraphrase an old saying, too many mediocre movies can definitely spoil the season-ing.


Wednesday, March 3 2010

The Informant!

Whitacre's work with the FBI eventually reveals unstable psychology beneath his earnest goofiness; the movie feels controlled yet scrambled because Whitacre does, too.

Thursday, September 17 2009

The Informant!

The Informant! recalls the excuses made by numerous underlings of authoritarian institutions over the course of the past century who have justified their exploitative practices by claiming they were just following orders.


Tuesday, February 23 2010

Multi-layered 'The Informant!' tops newest lineup of Blu-ray releases

A fascinating white-collar expose, "The Informant!" (Warner Brothers, 2009, $35.99), leads to the latest list of titles arriving on Blu-ray this week. "The Informant!" stars Matt Damon

Thursday, September 17 2009

FBI agent's story comes to the big screen in 'The Informant!'

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — There's reality. And then there's Hollywood reality. The difference was only too clear to FBI Special Agent Bob Herndon as he settled

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