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Mark Hulme’s Way

Repo Man

Christoph Waltz bullies Amy Adams into giving up credit for her paintings in Big Eyes.

My Wife Could Paint That

Tom Hanks tries to keep his cool during a hijacking at sea in Captain Phillips.

Hostage at Sea

Film Reviews

Film Reviews
James D’Arcy and Ben Whishaw amid a shower of crockery in Cloud Atlas.

Cloud Atlas: Only Connect

Call a novel “unfilmable,” and you’re only waving a red flag in the face of certain filmmakers. David Mitchell’s novel Cloud Atlas has been...

One Day: Same Time Next Year

The term “sophomore jinx” doesn’t apply to One Day, because this isn’t the second film for director Lone Scherfig. This isn’t even her second...

A Quiet Place: Silence = Life

I've experienced many movies whose visuals needed to be seen on the big screen, but A Quiet Place is the first one that needs...

Bad Englishmen

Today’s topic is toxic masculinity. Wait, what am I saying? Our president is a man who bragged about sexually assaulting women, and as long...
It’s always crazy in Philadelphia: Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper in Silver Linings Playbook.

Silver Linings: Soaring Eagles

For whatever reason, this is a banner year for movies about mental illness set in Pennsylvania. We still have the excellent Pittsburgh teen flick...
Bill Murray relaxes while Jaeden Lieberher mows his lawn in St. Vincent.

Household Saint

Really, St. Vincent isn’t anything new. This working-class dramedy is a modestly budgeted independent film, but it’s the same sort of sentimental tripe that...

Paul: Ancient Alien

Simon Pegg and Nick Frost go on a road trip with an alien: comedy gold, right? Well, close. Paul has a lot going for...

Young Adult: Gary Unmarried

Everyone connected with Young Adult seems to have something to prove. Director Jason Reitman, typecast as a purveyor of crowd-pleasing entertainment that’s mature and...

Dragon Tattoo Redo

Ever since Stieg Larsson’s flawed but highly addictive Swedish-language Millennium trilogy exploded into the English-speaking world, movie fans have been waiting for a Hollywood...

When Fairy Met Sally: Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark

When Guillermo del Toro pronounces an old movie as the scariest thing he’s ever seen and announces plans to remake it, you sit up...