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Short Take: Janie Jones

Review: Janie Jones

Borrowing the name of a Clash song with which it has nothing in common, this generic riff on the Crazy Heart template by writer/director David M. Rosenthal ( Falling Up ) also cribs from Sofia Coppola's Somewhere .
A generic riff on the Crazy Heart template
By BRETT MICHEL  |  November 11, 2011

Interview: Davis Guggenheim, director of Waiting for Superman

Davis Guggenheim has always been a man on a mission.
Out with the Old School
By TOM MEEK  |  October 01, 2010

Review: Don Mckay

Jake Goldberger’s film is a dizzying affair that builds toward an overwhelming onslaught of twists.
  Delightfully hammy, numbed-down neo-noir
By MICHAEL C. WALSH  |  April 02, 2010

The play's the thing

Like Tropic Thunder , Hamlet 2 makes its satirical intent known straight away with a flurry of phony, funny commercials.
Steve Coogan masters tragic irony in Hamlet 2
By PETER KEOUGH  |  August 19, 2008


Gracie treads territory familiar to anyone who’s seen a sports movie in the past 10 years.
 A familiar girl-power tale
By BROOKE HOLGERSON  |  May 30, 2007