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Film Reviews

Get Low: Awake at the Wake

A festival favorite at Sundance, SXSW, and Tribeca, Get Low finally comes to our theaters this week (specifically, to a regular run at several...

The Last Exorcism: Devil out of Nell

So Paranormal Activity 2 is coming out soon. Good luck to it, because while I thought the original Paranormal Activity was built well but...

Adrian Santiago Hits the Market

"It’s just unreal,” said Adrian Santiago as we talked about the upcoming DVD release of his micro-budget film Grim. “Since we finished, it all...

The Bali/Julia Project: Eat Pray Love

I read Elizabeth Gilbert’s polarizing memoir Eat, Pray, Love and found it as annoying as many others did, though I couldn’t help but wonder...

Hey There, Scott Pilgrim

On paper, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World looks like a dream pairing. Edgar Wright is the British filmmaker who proved his comic genius with...

The Expendables: One Country for Old Men

All you need to know about The Expendables is that it delivers exactly what you would expect, no less and no more: terrible dialogue,...

Middle Men: The Internet Is for Porn

Middle Men’s version of history is a lie. According to this movie, it was the pornographers who invented online shopping before the major retailers...

Charlie St. Cloud: Sailing Takes Me Away

Sometimes being a film critic means being a straight guy who spends hours pondering the meaning of Zac Efron. It’s not that bad, actually....

The Kids Are All Right: Laser Has Two Mommies

When I heard that Annette Bening and Julianne Moore were playing a lesbian couple in a movie, I thought, “That sounds like it’ll work.”...

Dinner for Schmucks: American Idiot

Maybe the best part of Dinner for Schmucks is the opening credit sequence. It shows the construction of an elaborate diorama, depicting a daytime...