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Shrek Forever After: Fairy-Tale Ending

Sobering reflection of the day: The little kids who are old enough to remember seeing the original Shrek in theaters are teenagers now. Similarly,...

Film Shorts

OPENING: Robin Hood (PG-13) Russell Crowe re-teams with director Ridley Scott in this latest version of the adventure tale. Also with Cate Blanchett,...

Few Shocks in A Surprise in Texas

Let’s get this out of the way: The reason A Surprise in Texas is getting a theatrical release is because a blind guy won...

Letters to Juliet: Under the Tuscan Suck

Amanda Seyfried is clearly bidding to become America’s romantic-comedy sweetheart, and I’m afraid that she’ll succeed at it. The 24-year-old with the feline eyes...

Film Shorts

OPENING: Exit Through the Gift Shop (R) The reclusive street artist known as Banksy directs this documentary about French amateur documentarian Thierry Guetta and his...

Babies: I Was Born, But …

I don’t have children. If I did, I’d probably see many movies differently. Take Babies, for instance. This documentary has drawn plenty of oohs...

City Island: An Actor Prevaricates

Writer-director Raymond De Felitta made an excellent movie in 2000 called Two Family House, a drama that drew heavily on his early life and...

Film Shorts

OPENING: City Island (PG-13) Andy Garcia stars in this comedy as the head of a Bronx family that’s riddled with secrets. Also with Julianna Margulies,...

La Mission Is Missin’

Watching La Mission is a real whiplash experience. Writer-director Peter Bratt’s second feature follows intense, emotionally resonant scenes with moments that are so ham-fisted...

The Losers Is a Lost Cause

Based on an award-winning, Vertigo-published comic, The Losers is about a top-secret Special Forces unit’s quest for revenge on a shadowy figure named Max...