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Bridesmaids Takes the Cake

There’s no shortage of recent comedy films that revolve around male friendship, so where are the equivalent movies about women? When it comes to...

Thor: Good God Almighty

Everyone seems surprised that Kenneth Branagh is directing Thor. Well, I’m not. True, he made his name directing and starring in a string of...

Happy Couples (More or Less)

Wedding season is upon us. Can you stand it? After the big blowout nuptials in London dominated our TV screens last week, we have...

Film Shorts

OPENING: The Beaver (PG-13) Jodie Foster directs and co-stars in this film about a business executive (Mel Gibson) who suffers a mental breakdown and...

Film Shorts

OPENING: Dylan Dog: Dead of Night (PG-13) Brandon Routh stars in this adaptation of Tiziano Sclavi’s comic book series about a supernatural private eye investigating...

Super: Frank’s Last Shot

It’s a chestnut, but it does bear repeating: Sometimes getting there first matters most. The comic-book satire Super reaches us about a year after...

Red Rides Again: Hoodwinked Too!

Before I saw the needlessly subtitled Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil, I watched the original Hoodwinked, the animated film that came out way back...

Film Shorts

OPENING: Super (NR) James Gunn’s black comedy stars Rainn Wilson as an ordinary man who sets out to fight crime as a masked superhero....

Certified Copy: Love Among the Ruins

In a small Tuscan village, we see an elderly Frenchman apparently yelling abuse at his wife in the middle of the piazza. But then...

Tek Doko vs. the Mob

“People think because I run an Italian restaurant, I must be mobbed up,” said Tek Doko, whose family has owned and operated Roma Pasta...