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Breaking Bad

Somehow, the upper reaches of stardom have always seemed to just elude Jeff Bridges' grasp despite all his advantages as a well-known actor's son...

Domestic Conflict

When I was a boy, I visited relatives in South America and noticed that all my uncles and aunts seemed to employ maids. I...

Film Shorts

OPENING: Legion (R) Paul Bettany stars in this thriller as the Archangel Michael, who descends to Earth to save a group of people in a...

Firth of Force

Talented though he is, Colin Firth has never shown that much range. While his close contemporary Hugh Grant has made a career out of...

Medical License

In the late 1990s, a Harvard Business School graduate named John Crowley made medical history. He was a Bristol Myers executive whose two youngest...

Film Shorts

OPENING Black Dynamite (R) Michael Jai White co-writes and stars in this sendup of 1970s blaxploitation flicks as an action hero out to avenge his...

Too Much Heaven

As far back as 2001, when Peter Jackson first took on the Lord of the Rings saga, I kept wishing that he'd find time...

Pedro + Penélope

At this point, Pedro Almodóvar truly seems incapable of making a bad movie. I can't think of any other great filmmaker working today about...

Film Shorts

OPENING: Leap Year (PG) Amy Adams stars in this romantic comedy as a woman whose plans to follow Irish tradition and propose to her boyfriend...

Imaginarium, Youth in Revolt Finally Out

Some films go from blank page to your local movie screen relatively quickly; Up in the Air wrapped principal photography last spring, which is...