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Love Bug

Purely from an intellectual standpoint, the existence of Bug tickles me. I love how it starts out as a kitchen-sink indie drama and then...

Over the Edge

Before the press screening of Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End, my fellow film critics and I were handed a printed request that...

Miss American Pie

It’s impossible to watch Waitress without feeling a certain amount of pain. This fetching romantic comedy is by Adrienne Shelly, best known as the...

Rocky Past

We’re film critics. We’re supposed to be shockproof. We take pride in our ability to watch movies without batting an eyelash when they deal...

Running Dead

Think it’s depressing being American these days? Try being British. This may not seem obvious to us in the States. After all, Britain has...

Walking Wounded

Last week when I reviewed Civic Duty, I referred to the difficulty Hollywood was experiencing when dealing with the Iraq war. Home of the Brave...

Angry Spider

The last shot of Spider-Man 2 was a close-up of MJ Watson (Kirsten Dunst) as she watched her beloved superhero web off into the...

Puppy Love

Saturday Night Live has been creating male movie stars for decades now, and for almost as long critics and entertainment journalists have been asking...

Four Day Filmmaking

Four Day Weekend Theater in downtown Fort Worth isn’t usually thought of as a place for hardcore cinephiles, yet on a recent afternoon the...

Amusing Angel

Attention, Hollywood: Look at Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg. These British guys are doing your jobs, and on a fraction of your budget. That...