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Why Does 'Batman Forever' Make Some Men So Uncomfortable?

Like a Good Housekeeping magazine cover, Val Kilmer's Bruce Wayne is Batman in a sweater with a pot roast in the oven. Why does that make some men squirm?

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The Number 23 (2007)

The movie is at least nominally aware of the silliness of its device, that the finding of 23s in every frame is a game, that the meanings are more about readers' needs than some grand plan of the universe.

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The Phantom of the Opera (2004)

You might read this as a not-so-subtle indictment of the bourgie masses who consume popular culture: their taste sucks.

Cynthia Fuchs
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The Lost Boys: Special Edition (1987)

While director Joel Schumacher may not have made a perfectly genre-breaking, horror-comedy mix, he got the 'hip' part right.

Nikki Tranter
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Veronica Guerin (2003)

Such moments illustrate Veronica's earnest incentive while undermining her hard work with crazily implausible coincidences.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Phone Booth (2002)

We're surrounded by spin all the time and I think that many times people who spin for a living really don't know the truth anymore because, I guess, they have to believe so much in the spin that they are spinning.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Phone Booth (2002)

A function of increasing anxieties about security, surveillance technology, and loss of privacy, this sniper is symptomatic.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Bad Company (2002)

PULL.

Cynthia Fuchs

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