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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...

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...