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Review Roundup: W., MAX PAYNE, SECRET LIFE OF BEES

By at October 19, 2008 | 10:37 pm | 3 Comments

Review Roundup: W., MAX PAYNE, SECRET LIFE OF BEES

The calm before the storm of Oscar-ready movies continues... now we're in that period where films give the appearance of award savvy,  but are just average at core. Think Cold Mountain. Okay, now stop thinking about it. And check out this week's roundup. :: W. Rotten Tomatoes: 55 / 100 Metacritic: 58 / 100 filmcritic.com: 1 / 5 "Let me show you my JFK more...

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Review Roundup: BODY OF LIES, EXPRESS, QUARANTINE

By at October 11, 2008 | 10:07 am | 1 Comments

Review Roundup: BODY OF LIES, EXPRESS, QUARANTINE

This week, the studios have once again carefully programmed and counter-programmed with a movie for just about every taste: To start, a Ridley Scott thriller with major stars, a sports biopic and a freaky horror remake.   We had planned to round up more movies from last week's avalanche, but nah. What'd we miss, An American Carol? Please. Let's move on for this more...

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Scary Movies “Piece by Piece”

By at October 9, 2008 | 3:51 pm | 1 Comments

Every Thursday until October 30th, I'll be sitting in front of a big screen live-blogging some super scary (and maybe sometimes super cheesy) films all in the spirit of Halloween. I'll be breaking down the movie moment by moment and adding in whatever trivia tidbits I cough up. Feel free to watch along and live-comment! Our first live-blogging feature - Interview With more...

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Review Roundup: NICK AND NORAH, APPALOOSA, CHIHUAHUA

By at October 5, 2008 | 10:33 pm | 0 Comment

Review Roundup: NICK AND NORAH, APPALOOSA, CHIHUAHUA

This weekend brought a deluge of new releases -- so many that Spike Lee's Miracle at St. Anna didn't even finish in the box office Top 12 in its second weekend. With competition tough and economy even tougher, critics' reviews have a greater effect on moviegoing. And I'm not just saying that. With so many releases, I've picked these three at random (sort of). We'll more...

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