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'Yes Please' Is White Liberal Feminism in Full Force

Yes Please is an honest but dull book that embraces the politics, and thereby the problems, of white liberal feminism.

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Hamlet 2

Dana's inability to parse the difference between acting and living is put to several tests in Hamlet 2, which is not only the name of his movie but also the title of the audacious play he writes for his students to perform.

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The Return of the Popcorn Circus: August 2008

Talk about a crowded schedule. There are more offerings scheduled this month than in the previous two combined.

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Baby Mama

If he's not precisely magical in Baby Mama, Oscar (Romany Malco) does function as wise advisor for white women who should know better.

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Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who!

All the conventional plotting in Horton Hears a Who! needn't overwhelm the more important point, that "a person's a person, no matter how small."

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Accepting the Blame: The Top Guilty Pleasures of 2007

PopMatters proffers its collection of 2007's most notable defective faves. And it's okay to laugh. After all, we'd probably do the same to you and your uncomfortable fixations as well.

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Southland Tales

The very incoherence of Southland Tales is something like an argument, its many pieces and pronouncements a deconstructive challenge to world order.

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Upright Citizens Brigade: Season One

Upright Citizens Brigade claimed to be about a quartet of extra-government individuals seeking to create chaos in ordinary situations. In reality, it was a series of loosely associated sketches with outlandish but hilarious premises.

Marisa LaScala
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Mr. Woodcock

You could call Mr. Woodcock the latest version of The Billy Bob Thornton Movie.

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Blades of Glory

It takes genuine pros to make the mock-sport movie look like a worthwhile competition. A brisk, disposable amusement.

Jesse Hassenger
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The Ex (2007)

Zach Braff just gets more annoying by the minute. Braff brings what he always does -- a basic mopey charm, some sarcasm, even a rudimentary self-awareness.

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Blades of Glory (2007)

As pleased with itself as any other Will Ferrell comedy, Blades of Glory targets buddy and sports movie conventions, and -- oh yes -- ponders the profound gayness of figure skating.

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The PopMatters 'Short Ends & Leader' Spring Film Preview

In order to separate the worthy from the worthless, PopMatters' "Short Ends & Leader" editor is highlighting 10 new films he's looking forward to this spring.

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Envy (2004)

Scheduled to open a year ago, Envy is as dopey, uninventive, and smug as you'd expect from a movie that's 'all from shit'.

Cynthia Fuchs
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