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Review: Tucker & Dale vs. Evil

From Deliverance to the new Straw Dogs , elitist Hollywood hasn't shown rednecks any respect.
Eli Craig's morality tale
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 30, 2011
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Review: Monsters

Aliens have crashed in Mexico, and the US government builds a wall to stop them, and the Mexican police are out to destroy them.
Gareth Edwards' low-budget allegory feels familiar
By GERALD PEARY  |  November 05, 2010
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Review: Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole

The screen adaptation of Kathryn Lasky's children's books takes familiar themes and puts feathers on them.
Good Owls vs. Evil Owls — so who gives a hoot?
By TOM MEEK  |  September 24, 2010
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The Big Hurt: Red scare

If you’re a dedicated follower of pop, you’ve no doubt heard about M.I.A.’s shocking new video for “Born Free,” the lead single from her upcoming album.
M.I.A.’s ultraviolent new video misses the target
By DAVID THORPE  |  May 07, 2010