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Stylin’

Chris Rock explains the premise of Good Hair right at the beginning. While photographs of his two young daughters fill the screen, he says,...

Astro Bore

There's a part in the 2004 Disney/Pixar hit The Incredibles when super-human boy-speedster Dash catches himself accidentally running on water. As any 10-year-old would,...

Film Shorts

OPENING: The Baader Meinhof Complex (R) Uli Edel's film dramatizes the left-wing group whose terrorist bombings rocked West Germany in the 1970s. Starring Moritz Bleibtreu,...

To the Max

What you'll probably notice about writer-director Spike Jonze's long-anticipated Where the Wild Things Are is that a lot is missing: cheap pop-culture references, self-conscious...

Ballin’ Buddies

The first time you see NBA star LeBron James in More Than a Game,  he's a grinning, gawky pre-teen, which is sort of endearing....

Film Shorts

OPENING: Coco Before Chanel (PG-13) Audrey Tautou stars in this biography of the French fashion giant, written and directed by Anne Fontaine (The Girl From...

Warr at Home

Clive Owen seems to be out to prove that he can be more than just Mr. Rugged British Action Star. He lightened up successfully...

Cheapers Creepers

Writer-director Oren Peli's Paranormal Activity has been labeled "the next Blair Witch Project" - meaning, essentially, horror's new runaway phenomenon - and judging from...

Film Shorts

OPENING: Bright Star (PG) Jane Campion's admirable but frustrating historical romance stars Ben Whishaw as the poet John Keats and Abbie Cornish as Fanny Brawne,...

Nickel and Dimed

George W. Bush is out of office. Healthcare reform is on track to be enacted. So what do you do if you're Michael Moore?...