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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.


Thursday, January 7 2010

The Best DVDs of 2009

Let's face it, when the content inside is less than meaningful, how better to market your particular movie than with plenty of digital packaging bells and whistles. Many of our 2009 choices reflect this strategy. Others are great all by themselves.


Tuesday, January 5 2010

The Best Male Film Performances of 2009

Certainly, the multi-millionaire boy's club represented here is heavy on the dramatics and light on the more 'amusing' fare. But if you really give this list a meaningful perusal you'll see a few genre and jokester surprises along the way.


Reviews

Thursday, March 5 2009

Watchmen

For Rorschach, there are clear lines between good and evil, and in this he is the most traditional of the superheroes in Watchmen.


Blogs

Tuesday, October 12 2010

Can Snyder Make Superman Super Again?

For all his ability with scope and eye for the epic, hiring Zack Snyder might not be the 100 percent right decision.


Thursday, September 23 2010

Another Zack Attack

How did he do it? How did Zack Snyder go from motion picture nobody to helmer of hits like Dawn of the Dead and 300?


Monday, August 16 2010

Game(r) Over

Simple math would suggest that 'Scott Pilgrim' only played to those already prepared for it, failing to move beyond the invested in-crowd. They couldn't even reach those who loved Edgar Wright's work before.


Thursday, April 29 2010

All Hail Haley!

Taking advantage of his unusual looks and complex demeanor, directors such as Todd Field and Zack Snyder have recognized that when it comes to able anti-heroes, the brilliant bad guys we clearly love to loathe, Haley is absolutely flawless.


Monday, November 30 2009

The Ultimate Cut - Watchmen - The Complete Story

The Ultimate Cut - Watchmen - The Complete Story - Warner Home Video [$59.99]


Watch-meant: The Meaning of $55 Million (Short Ends and Leader) [8.Mar.09]
'Watchmen' is a Work of Visionary Wonder (Short Ends and Leader) [5.Mar.09]
Who Will Watch 'Watchmen'? (Short Ends and Leader) [3.Mar.09]
Squid Quibbles (Short Ends and Leader) [2.Mar.09]
Who Are the Watchmen? (Short Ends and Leader) [11.Feb.09]
Zack Attack (Short Ends and Leader) [10.Feb.09]

News

Monday, January 25 2010

Jackie Earle Haley says his return to the Hollywood scene is 'mind-boggling'

LOS ANGELES — Jackie Earle Haley, the former child star now being applauded for his gallery of memorably dark characters, is finally getting a chance to


Monday, March 16 2009

'Watchmen' challenges ratings' value

It's the one point on which "Watchmen" audiences can agree: Director Zack Snyder's slavishly faithful adaptation of the graphic novel is not best experienced in


Monday, March 9 2009

Movie execs finally discover that audiences want to be entertained

Why does Hollywood make so many comic-book movies like "The Dark Knight" and "Watchmen?" Why does Hollywood make so many silly comedies like "Madea Goes


Thursday, March 5 2009

‘Watchmen' role had Billy Crudup turning blue in the face (and everywhere else)

To an outside observer, there is no rhyme or reason for the way Billy Crudup selects acting roles. There are times when he seems to


Thursday, March 5 2009

Rom-com actress kicks (and bares) some tail in her action-film debut

LOS ANGELES - Malin Akerman most often is in romantic comedies like "27 Dresses" and "The Heartbreak Kid." That's easy to understand. The blond, ultra blue-eyed


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