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Defining Spiritual Sequel in 'Everybody Wants Some!!'

The powerful timing of Richard Linklater’s take on '80s competitiveness in Everybody Wants Some!!

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Matthew McConaughey Plays an Inadvertent AIDS Activist in 'Dallas Buyers Club'

The mobile framing in this film, so insistent, so aggressive throughout this experience, helps to sustain not only your emotional investment but also your understanding of what's at issue here.

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SXSW Day 3: A Tale of Two Actors

Love him or hate him, James Franco is a conversation starter. His newest, Spring Breakers, might leave you speechless.

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Matthew McConaughey Gives Viewers a Strong Jolt of Reckoning in 'Killer Joe'

Killer Joe is a nasty piece of work, a bleak, sadistic but oddly funny noir boasting a startlingly dark turn by Matthew McConaughey as the titular hitman, and a breakout performance by Juno Temple.

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Ghosts of Girlfriends Past

Ghosts of Girlfriends Past submits that Connor deserves to be saved by Jenny. But it never shows how or why she should bother with him.

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Summer of Same: May 2009

May's titles include the fourth films in two aging franchises, more Pixar perfection, and the reboot of a TV series from 40 years ago. And they say there are no new ideas.

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OMG - The 20 Worst Films of 2008

There's bad, and then there's 2008 level bad. You know this list is looking down into a deep dark bottomless pit of cinematic despair when Mike Myers' shameful Love Guru didn't even make the Top 20!

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Fool's Gold

In fact, Fool's Gold is pretty much bereft of bright spots.

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Time Encapsulating: The Best DVDs of 2006

From solid single issues to amazingly complete film and television compilations, the works highlighted here argue for DVD's continued importance.

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We Are Marshall (2006)

The film manages a complex range of feelings with a series of hackneyed characters, plot turns, and montages. Lots of montages.

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Dazed and Confused: Criterion Collection (1993)

Criterion's DVD appreciates the film itself, without trying too hard to analyze or understand it, thank god.

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Two for the Money (2005)

The boys also share a certain erotic/athletic appreciation of Brandon's body.

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Sahara (2005)

Then they get to the Dirk part, that is, their much-considered intentions for their hero, their plans to create the 'dynamic of Dirk'.

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Sahara (2005)

No surprise, all these plots -- whether engineered by villains or heroes -- rehearse imperial fantasies at the expense of African tribespeople.

Cynthia Fuchs
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How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003)

She's so cute, he's so cute, everyone's so cute.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Reign of Fire (2002)

There's probably something to be said here about guys and competition and pointy weapons.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Frailty (2002)

Moody, perverse, and full to busting with metaphorical cautions.

Cynthia Fuchs

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