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Training Day

Every big-budget action thriller needs a villain who artfully represents the audience's fear du jour. As Ryder, the subway-hijacking financial terrorist of Tony Scott's...

Butler Didn’t Do It

Apparently, if I'm not a boorish, knuckle-dragging, beer-swilling slob who grabs the asses of attractive women when they pass by, then I must be...

Army of Shadows

When Mat Hames was growing up in Grand Prairie, he managed to convince his mom one day that he’d been kidnapped. Not amused, she...

Stone Monument

I feel like I’m having a flashback to the early 1990s, because I’m pissed off at Oliver Stone. Again. I didn’t think he could...

Earthly Delight

Just when you think you’ve seen every type of Hollywood family drama, along comes something nice to revitalize your faith in mainstream cinema. Based on...

Blessed Event

It's easy to say that Juno is the movie that Knocked Up should have been. It's one of those glib formulations that we critics are...

Popcorn and Kimchee

With 30 screens to fill each week, the folks at AMC Grapevine Mills occasionally fill out their bill with obscure entries from the ranks...

The Losers Is a Lost Cause

Based on an award-winning, Vertigo-published comic, The Losers is about a top-secret Special Forces unit’s quest for revenge on a shadowy figure named Max...

“You Were Home”

While so much buzz has been building for that movie opening this week about the Cosmo- and stiletto heel-loving ladies from New York, The...

Go Toward the Light

Sunshine has nothing to do with the similarly titled 2000 film that starred Ralph Fiennes as three generations of Hungarian Jews living through the...