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30 Minutes or Less: Delivery Boom

Some young thespians bag their first Academy Award nomination and morph into Serious Actors who do only prestige projects intended to win them the...

The Help: Maid in Mississippi

When Kathryn Stockett’s debut novel The Help became a huge popular success in 2009, Hollywood studios immediately rushed in with offers to have A-list...

Film Shorts

OPENING: Another Earth (PG-13) Brit Marling co-writes and stars in this indie sci-fi movie as an astronomy student seeking redemption for an accident she caused...

I Am You, Man: The Change-Up

I find myself becoming more and more impatient with these comedies about married dads pining for their younger, carefree bachelor days. Don’t get me...

Beats, Rhymes & Life: Rap Promoters

A Tribe  Called  Quest came along in the  early 1990s, when hip-hop music was dominated by murderously petty feuds and aggressive braggadocio. In this...

Film Shorts

OPENING: Cowboys & Aliens (PG-13) Jon Favreau’s adaptation of a comic book is about an alien invasion in an Arizona town in 1873, starring...

Cal’s State: Crazy, Stupid, Love.

Not so long ago, a movie like Crazy, Stupid, Love. would have been released at the height of Oscar season and touted for awards....

A Widow Needs A Little Help

Steve Carell isn’t the only star of TV’s The Office with a movie out this week. Jenna Fischer charmed millions of viewers portraying the...

Film Shorts

OPENING: Captain America: The First Avenger (PG-13) Chris Evans stars in this superhero flick as a U.S. Army reject during World War II who submits...

Che C’è? The Double Hour

The Italian film The Double Hour finally secured its release in American movie theaters last year. That’s when the buzz started building among cinephiles...