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Review: 10 Years
No one has had a better year than Channing Tatum.
| September 28, 2012
Review: Magic Mike
After January's Haywire , director Steven Soderbergh revives another genre, the '80s beefcake buffet, with better results than could have been expected.
Reviving the '80s beefcake genre
| July 06, 2012
Secret identities get a workout in this summer’s movies
This summer, it's not enough for heroes to have superpowers; they have to suffer existentially as well.
| June 08, 2012
Review: 21 Jump Street
Everyone bemoans the endless sequels and remakes, but occasionally a treasure like Phil Lord and Chris Miller's 21 Jump Street comes along that redeems the rehashing.
More than just a rehash
| March 16, 2012
Review: The Vow
Michael Sucsy's The Vow's tag line, "based on a true story," is the only sincere moment in a film that will bring you to tears — of boredom.
| February 17, 2012
Farewell, Governor Garrahy; film follies; Soopah hype; culinary arts in the Bucket
The flags are at half-mast at Casa Diablo on the passing of the wonderful former Vo Dilun governor, J. Joseph Garrahy.
PHILLIPE AND JORGE
| February 03, 2012
Review: The Eagle
Like Neil Marshall's Centurion, this historic tale of the Ninth Roman Legion in Britain features Pictish warriors and jaw-dropping scenery.
Channing Tatum gets stuck in a buddy movie
| February 11, 2011
"We're sitting here . . . and we're talking, but nobody's actually saying anything."
Gonads and strife
| February 05, 2010
Lite at the end of the tunnel?
If you had enough of the end of the world with 2012 , you might be relieved when it comes to 2010.
Fun and games in post-apocalyptic Hollywood
| January 01, 2010
Review: GI Joe: The Rise of Cobra
In the hands of director Stephen Sommers, who did better with the Mummy series, Joe looks like a cheap video game brightened by good actors.
If only they'd brought Mr. Potato Head into the mix.
| August 14, 2009
Call this a guide to recognizing your sophomore slump. Dito Montiel won the Directing Award at Sundance with his autobiographical 2006 debut, A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints , but that film had Robert Downey Jr. and Chazz Palminteri.
He’s a muscle-bound clod and she’s a vapid cliché
| May 01, 2009
Here’s an idea: kids of all colors and walks of life attend an art school where personalities, backgrounds, and artistic styles clash. Watch the trailer Step Up
A Fame knockoff
| August 17, 2006
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