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Film Reviews

Fire on Celluloid

I try to take movies on their own terms. That's not the easiest thing to do when it comes to Quentin Tarantino. If you...

When You Wish Upon a Rock

Seems like we just can't keep Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez apart. Two years ago, the filmmakers partnered up on Grindhouse, and this weekend...

Illegal Aliens

  This is why I love my job: Every so often I get to see things that I've never seen before. With special-effects technology becoming...

Camp Rock

This is why I love my job: Sometimes I'm pleasantly surprised when I expect nothing. Bandslam is a cookie-cutter teen comedy released in the...

WWJCD?

Austin native Julie Powell went to New York in her early 20s to pursue an acting career, but in 2002 she found herself at...

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...

She & Him

The smartest, most original romantic comedy in the last five years, (500) Days of Summer first catches your eye through the unusual typography in...

Boom Box

The joke goes that a bomb technician only ever makes two mistakes in his career, the first being taking on the job to begin...

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...

Chéri Baby

I got blindsided by Chéri. Maybe the title and the poster featuring a coquettishly grinning Michelle Pfeiffer fooled me into thinking this was just...