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Bride of Quietness

I saw Bright Star a month ago and was bored by it, but the rapturous reviews Jane Campion's biographical drama has been receiving in...

That Hamilton Woman

Older viewers will remember George Hamilton as a maximally tanned, minimally talented Hollywood actor whose fame in the 1970s and '80s was completely out...

You Lie!

It sounds like a dry business story. In the early 1990s, Mark Whitacre, a division president at agribusiness giant Archer Daniels Midland, told the...

Need to Feed

I can't remember the last time an Academy Award-winning screenwriter followed up her Oscar victory with a cheap horror flick. That indeed describes Jennifer's...

Worn Out

Man, was I looking forward to this. A CGI movie about live rag dolls fighting terrifying junkyard robots in a post-apocalyptic future? Sign me...

Outback Symphony

The earnest and completely uninventive Australian drama Broken Hill is about Tommy McAlpine (Luke Arnold, an Australian TV star who strongly resembles Adrian Grenier),...

Judge for Yourself

I've never been a huge fan of Mike Judge's movies. The satirist got his start on TV with Beavis and Butt-Head and of course...

News Stalk

The deceptively advertised Sandra Bullock-starring romantic comedy All About Steve has had its release date delayed more than once, but now seems like a...

Lost in the Stars

The title of Adam refers to Adam Raki (Hugh Dancy), who suffers from Asperger's Syndrome. If you don't know what Asperger's is, this well-intentioned...

No Regrets

Rob Williams is not related to the British pop singer Robbie Williams, though some people do confuse the two of them. "I get phone...