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Night of the Laughing Dead

Remember two weeks ago when I said Jennifer's Body was the funniest horror movie since Shaun of the Dead? I was too quick on...
Nick Frost, Simon Pegg, and Paddy Considine look the worse for wear during their pub crawl in The World’s End.

King of Beers

We’re not too late to declare the comedy of the summer, are we? Good, because The World’s End is not only the season’s funniest...

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...
Ice Age: Continental Drift

A Fourth Ice Age

If you buy a ticket to see Ice Age: Continental Drift, you will see a lovely, clever, surprisingly moving animated film that ends in...

Darkest Hour: Not Their Finest

I'm going to start this negative review of Darkest Hour by saying good things about this film. First of all, this is the best...
Emily Blunt trains for battle in Edge of Tomorrow.

Groundhog Death

We all know about “movie logic,” referring to the ways in which the reality inside movies differs from the way the real world works....

Ragas and Riches

I had an opening paragraph all ready to go for my review of Slumdog Millionaire, saying how all the hype about India as a...

Boom Box

The joke goes that a bomb technician only ever makes two mistakes in his career, the first being taking on the job to begin...

Inception Puts You in a Sleeper Hold

It’s often said that movies don’t obey the logic of the real world but the logic of dreams. Take Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight...
Hugh Jackman battles Japanese ninja warriors in The Wolverine.

Busted Blocks

Last month, Steven Spielberg and George Lucas made waves in the world of cinema by questioning the sustainability of Hollywood’s current economic model. The...