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All the Real Girls

My expectations were modest going into The Devil Wears Prada. The film is based on Lauren Weisberger’s dishy 2003 novel, which became a best-seller...

Look Up in the Sky

Forget the buzz that the latest Superman movie has a “Superman is gay” subtext. The real subtext of Superman Returns is that Superman is...

Hesses’ Messes

Nacho Libre is the second comedy from husband-and-wife filmmaking team Jared and Jerusha Hess, whose debut Napoleon Dynamite somehow became a huge hit two...

Thirteen

First of all, Keeping Up With the Steins isn’t to be confused with 2002’s Kissing Jessica Stein. Between the Judaism and the low-budget depictions...

Fahrenheit 911

Did you see Saturday Night Live’s opening sketch a few weeks ago? The one that had Al Gore winning the 2000 presidential election and...

Post Romanticism

I’ve said this before, but it bears repeating: Sandra Bullock is best known as a comic actress, but her best work tends to come...

Radio Days

I have to admit, I have no idea whether the film version of A Prairie Home Companion is a good movie or not. I...

Outback Slaughterhouse

During an interlude late in The Proposition, a member of an outlaw gang (Samuel Budge) sings a song to his fellow gang members about...

Red Scare

Arlington native Blake Calhoun appears to be on his way. His action-packed thriller and third feature Killing Down had its world premiere earlier this...