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Sunday, January 8 2012

The Best DVDs of 2011

With the continuing rise of Blu-ray, this year sees a lot of repeat entries. Just because they're here again, however, doesn't mean they're any less special.


Monday, January 31 2011

Missed Movies of 2010, Part 2: Life During Wartime to Wild Grass

In our second half of 2010's overlooked offerings, we champion West Virginia 'white' trash, a mafia musical, the goriest (and goofiest) spring break ever, a trip to a town called Panic, and one unfairly dismissed, should have been an Oscar nominee mainstream hit from Ben Affleck.


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, February 15 2011

'The Town' Is Ben Affleck's Best Work as Director, Writer and Actor

While not the Oscar bait it was being positioned as, The Town still remains an iron-clad testament to the surprising versatility of writer-director-star Ben Affleck.


Thursday, September 16 2010

Ben Affleck's 'The Town' Presents Dilemmas

A single, lingering, low-angle close-up of Pete Postlethwaite's face goes a long way toward making any movie at least a little compelling.


News

Saturday, February 5 2011

Chris Cooper is in good 'Company'

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City native Chris Cooper is so in demand that there's rarely a time when at least one of his films isn't


Monday, September 20 2010

Jon Hamm talks about 'Mad Men' and 'The Town'

TORONTO — All "Mad Men" fans know that Don Draper has a double life. Jon Hamm, who plays him, has one too. "I've been tremendously fortunate


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