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Ides of March: Then Fall Caesar

There’s a difference between coolness and coldness. As an actor, George Clooney is cool, and the even-keeled assurance he projects onscreen often informs the...

No Relief from Restless

Hot on the heels of 50/50 comes another movie about cancer, the less funny, more irritating, and all-around inferior Restless. The unfortunate timing doesn’t...

Film Shorts

OPENING: Dream House (PG-13) Daniel Craig stars in this horror film as a father who uncovers murderous past events in the New England house...

50/50: The C Word

When he was 24 years old, a comedy writer named Will Reiser was diagnosed with a rare form of spinal cancer. Once he got...

Victim of Circumstance

Sometimes the idea of a movie is more powerful than the movie itself. That’s certainly the case with Circumstance, which won the Audience Award...

Film Shorts

OPENING Abduction (PG-13) Taylor Lautner stars in John Singleton’s action-adventure film as a teenager who’s sucked into an espionage plot after discovering his own picture...

Moneyball: A’s for Effort

The Oakland A’s are currently a distant third in the American League West behind Anaheim and our own Texas Rangers. Though they made the...

Among the Killer Elite

Seeing the poster for yet another Jason Statham movie, you’re probably thinking that Killer Elite is exactly like all the others. You’re right, too,...

Film Shorts

OPENING: Straw Dogs (R) Rod Lurie’s remake of Sam Peckinpah’s 1971 thriller stars James Marsden and Kate Bosworth as a married couple who ...

Winding Drive

Oh, damn, Ryan Gosling is cool. He’s so cool that it hurts you deep inside. He has become famous as a romantic lead, and...