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Kristian Lin

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CBS Caught Between Tim Tebow, Gay Dating Site

Well, this is amusing. Earlier, CBS approved an anti-abortion ad to run during the Super Bowl featuring Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow and his...

Is the Right Wing Right About ‘Avatar’?

The latest dispatch from the culture wars is the right wing’s attack column forming against Avatar. The Weekly Standard's John Podhoretz and John Nolte...

The Best Filmmaking Debuts of 2009

Part of the fun of this job is scoping out new talent, so here’s my favorite films of 2009 directed by first-time feature filmmakers....

Scenes From a Political Marriage

Harry Reid has found trouble recently from Game Change, the upcoming book on the 2008 election. The real dirt, though, is on John and...

Gilbert Arenas, the Man With the Golden Gun

Like everybody else, I was appalled when I heard about NBA star Gilbert Arenas and teammate Javaris Crittenton pulling guns on each other in...

The Best Movies Directed by Women of 2009

The New York Times recently found that only about 10 percent of the films they reviewed in 2009 were directed by women. Of course,...

The Best Sports Films of 2009

I was trying to figure out whether I had enough material to do this list, and then Bill Simmons beat me to the punch....

The Best Horror Films of 2009

Why horror? I just happened to notice a bunch of interesting films in the genre this year. (That will be a theme in my...

The Best Documentary Films of 2009

We’re coming to the end of the year in movies, and I’m going to be posting lots of these Top 10 lists to the...

The Best Movies of 1999 (and other years)

With the end of the decade fast approaching, movie critics are putting out lists of the best movies of the last 10 years. I’m...