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Film Reviews

Film Reviews

Tsuris

I'm not ashamed to say it: A Serious Man confused the hell out of me. Most confusing movies are that way because they're poorly...

Captain Kitty

Film can be a transformative experience. After all, if not for pulp serials, George Lucas might have ended up as a hot-rod mechanic. In...

Stylin’

Chris Rock explains the premise of Good Hair right at the beginning. While photographs of his two young daughters fill the screen, he says,...

Astro Bore

There's a part in the 2004 Disney/Pixar hit The Incredibles when super-human boy-speedster Dash catches himself accidentally running on water. As any 10-year-old would,...

To the Max

What you'll probably notice about writer-director Spike Jonze's long-anticipated Where the Wild Things Are is that a lot is missing: cheap pop-culture references, self-conscious...

Ballin’ Buddies

The first time you see NBA star LeBron James in More Than a Game,  he's a grinning, gawky pre-teen, which is sort of endearing....

Warr at Home

Clive Owen seems to be out to prove that he can be more than just Mr. Rugged British Action Star. He lightened up successfully...

Cheapers Creepers

Writer-director Oren Peli's Paranormal Activity has been labeled "the next Blair Witch Project" - meaning, essentially, horror's new runaway phenomenon - and judging from...

Nickel and Dimed

George W. Bush is out of office. Healthcare reform is on track to be enacted. So what do you do if you're Michael Moore?...

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...