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Garden of Eden: Bourne Identity

Here’s a movie with a tortured history. Garden of Eden was a manuscript that Ernest Hemingway worked on from 1946 until his 1961 death....

Dawn Treader: Narnia Watered Down

The least interesting big-budget movie franchise currently running, the Narnia series rolls out its latest installment this week with The Chronicles of Narnia: The...

127 Hours: Trapped in the Crevice

James Franco spent his early 20s taking lead or secondary lead roles in gritty urban thrillers like Deuces Wild, Sonny, and City by the...

Rainbow Lounge Prompts a Documentary

“People were incredibly traumatized,” said Dallas filmmaker Robert Camina. He’s talking about the Rainbow Lounge incident, which he almost was a part of. His...

Love and Other Drugs: Jagged Little Pill

The promotional materials for Love and Other Drugs make it look like a cookie-cutter romantic comedy, but that’s wrong. The movie is actually a...

Tangled: Split Ends

Disney’s latest animated musical is a fractured take on the Rapunzel story. Presumably it’s called Tangled because there’s already a musical entitled Hair. Anyone...

The Trouble With Harry

I’m in a difficult position here. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 is the seventh installment of an eight-part series. As such,...

We Need to Leave in The Next Three Days

Best known as the filmmaker who inflicted Crash upon the world, Paul Haggis turns his attention to popcorn entertainment in The Next Three Days,...

Inside Job: Forever Blowing Bubbles

 “It is impossible to get a man to understand something when his paycheck depends on him not understanding it.” — Upton Sinclair  The villains of...

Morning Glory: Happy Talk

A romantic comedy aiming to be the Broadcast News for our generation, Morning Glory boasts a wealth of talent both in front of and...