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Adrian Santiago Hits the Market

"It’s just unreal,” said Adrian Santiago as we talked about the upcoming DVD release of his micro-budget film Grim. “Since we finished, it all...

The Bali/Julia Project: Eat Pray Love

I read Elizabeth Gilbert’s polarizing memoir Eat, Pray, Love and found it as annoying as many others did, though I couldn’t help but wonder...

Film Shorts

OPENING: Get Low (PG-13) Robert Duvall stars in Aaron Schneider’s comedy as a 1930s Tennessee hermit who wants to hold a funeral party for...

Hey There, Scott Pilgrim

On paper, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World looks like a dream pairing. Edgar Wright is the British filmmaker who proved his comic genius with...

The Expendables: One Country for Old Men

All you need to know about The Expendables is that it delivers exactly what you would expect, no less and no more: terrible dialogue,...

Film Shorts

OPENING: The Concert (PG-13) Radu Mihaileanu’s comedy about a former Russian symphony conductor-turned-janitor (Alexei Guskov) who gathers his old musicians together to accept an invitation...

Middle Men: The Internet Is for Porn

Middle Men’s version of history is a lie. According to this movie, it was the pornographers who invented online shopping before the major retailers...

Charlie St. Cloud: Sailing Takes Me Away

Sometimes being a film critic means being a straight guy who spends hours pondering the meaning of Zac Efron. It’s not that bad, actually....

Film Shorts

OPENING: Charlie St. Cloud (PG-13) Zac Efron stars in this drama as a young man who’s paralyzed by grief after his younger brother (Charlie...

The Kids Are All Right: Laser Has Two Mommies

When I heard that Annette Bening and Julianne Moore were playing a lesbian couple in a movie, I thought, “That sounds like it’ll work.”...