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Ian McShane

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Review: 44 Inch Chest

What to do with a kidnapped cuckolder?
Suffocated by chewy, self-congratulatory dialogue
By GERALD PEARY  |  February 05, 2010
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The parent trap

Coraline pushes familiar buttons
Coraline pushes familiar buttons
By PETER KEOUGH  |  February 03, 2009
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Anti-depressant cinema

The screen offers relief from a world of woe
The screen offers relief from a world of woe
By PETER KEOUGH  |  December 29, 2008
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Kung Fu Panda

The thin script is light on length and surprise, heavy on tike-pleasing jokes and action.
A colorful wuxia comedy
By BRETT MICHEL  |  June 04, 2008
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The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising

It’s never a good idea to judge a movie by the book it was adapted from.
A smirky and sore temptation
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  October 05, 2007
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War zones

The party’s over. Time for the lessons to begin.
Fall films face terror at home and abroad
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 12, 2007


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Hot Rod

Andy Samberg and his SNL Digital Shorts cohort stepped in to recapture some of that “Lazy Sunday” magic.
Barely worth an illegal download
By BRETT MICHEL  |  August 01, 2007
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Campaign follies

You can always learn something from watching television commercials.
Faster, GOP Senate candidates! Kill! kill!
By PHILLIPE & JORGE  |  August 17, 2006
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Very civilized

Woody Allen has said that Scarlett Johansson, like Diane Keaton, was “just hit with a talent stick and has it all.” No scoop: just another entertaining Woody Allen film. By Gary Susman
The director everyone loves to act for
By GARY SUSMAN  |  July 31, 2006
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No scoop

Prolific as he is, Woody Allen doesn’t really make new movies anymore, he just recombines parts of his previous brainchildren. Watch the trailer for Scoop (QuickTime) Very civilized: The director everyone loves to act for. By Gary Susman
Just another entertaining Woody Allen film
By GARY SUSMAN  |  July 28, 2006
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Deadwood

This season — the third — has been penciled in as Deadwood ’s last, Milch moving on to other projects. Too bad  — there’s still plenty of gas in the tank, or gold in the mine.
Blood and gold
By JON GARELICK  |  June 06, 2006