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Film Reviews

Big Fat Mess

A few years ago, a studio would've dropped a piece of dreck like My Life in Ruins into a graveyard movie month like March...

What Happens in Vegas…

Ever have one of those fits of hysterical laughter, when you're utterly terrified and yet somehow laughing instead of screaming? I had one of...

Sigh-orama

Confession time: I love summer movies. I grew up on Jurassic Park, Independence Day, and the first run of Batman movies. I'd rather watch...

Housing Balloon

The best part of Pixar's new movie Up comes early on. The film starts with its main character, Carl Fredericksen, as a little boy...

Disney’s World

His name "gets attention," said Andrew Disney, a Fort Worth native who's only distantly related to the famous Disneys. "People remember it. It's a...

I, Robot

The Terminator was about time-traveling robots from the future sent to kill an unborn child named John Connor before he could grow up...

Vacant Rooms

I'll admit it, Management got to me. To the naked eye, this low-budget film may look like a cookie-cutter Jennifer Aniston romantic comedy, and...

Fútbol Flop

It's hard to make a sports film with real originality. How do you resist the siren call of the genre's cliches: the tough but...

Magician’s Assistant

I'm rather enjoying Michael Caine's late career. In this decade, he's done excellent work providing levity in dark films like Children of Men and...

Maiden Voyage

I am not a Star Trek fan. I hung out with a lot of them growing up, but I managed to miss all the...