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Film Reviews

Dr. P. and the Women

This Jon Heder thing needs to stop before it gets out of hand. I mean, OK, we all loved Napoleon Dynamite, or at least...

Kutcher Coo

Have we underestimated Ashton Kutcher? You can hardly blame us if we have. There are so many good reasons to hate him. His starring...

Stark Failure

Between the dimming of the lights and the opening credits, something happened when I saw the new film version of All the King’s Men....

Air France

Before the United States entered World War I in 1917, there were already a small number of American men who had gone to France...

Gripping

  In The Believer, Ryan Gosling’s portrayal of a self-loathing Jewish neo-Nazi who plots to bomb his community’s synagogue, enchanted audiences at the 2001 Sundance...

Sacrificing Stars

The road to the remake of the 1973 pagan drama The Wicker Man was paved with good intentions, not to mention some formidable talent....

Kryptonite

I’m not sure why this film is called Hollywoodland. The name refers to what Hollywood was originally known as, but it really doesn’t have...

World Traveler

Most filmmakers I interview are quite happy to chatter about their own work. It is, after all, the purpose of our conversation. Not so...

Homing Instinct

I’ll start with a not terribly revealing confession: I managed to get through childhood without any meaningful contact with Lassie. I never read Eric...

The Magic Man

A big draw at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, The Illusionist didn’t do much for me except remind me of the awesomeness of Paul...