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Review: You Again

In this wildly uneven comedy from Andy Flickman, sleek PR exec Marni (Kristen Bell) has finally buried her geeky high-school history.
Weaver, Curtis are solid enough (also Betty White is in this movie).
By ALICIA POTTER  |  October 01, 2010
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Video: 2010 horror movie previews

Will 2010 be a festive romp of eye-gouging, throat-slitting, and disemboweling?
Hollywood Splat Pics and Horrific Indies
By MICHAEL NEEL  |  January 29, 2010
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White-knuckle thrill rites

Kathryn Bigelow's art-packed action movies
Bigelow puts the art into action
By PETER KEOUGH  |  July 10, 2009
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Firing back

"Yogurt is the official food of women." Or so enthuses TV writer Sarah Haskins in her sarcastic three-minute video "Target Women: Yogurt Edition."
A girl's best friend is her yogurt
By CAITLIN E. CURRAN  |  March 25, 2009
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Beverly Hills Chihuahua

About the only one who unleashes any enthusiasm is Jamie Lee Curtis as Chloe’s obscenely rich owner.  
A kooky Disney cross-breed
By TOM MEEK  |  October 09, 2008
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Autumn peeves

With pundits already reading political significance into summer blockbusters like The Dark Knight (“Is Batman a stand-in for George Bush? Discuss.”), the meatier movies of fall arrive not a moment too soon.
Films with a full agenda
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 08, 2008


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Prom Night

The original Prom Night (1980) wasn’t all that original.
 A bloodless slasher flick
By TOM MEEK  |  April 16, 2008
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The girls of summer

It’s summer, so no one’s surprised at the onslaught of sequels, adaptations, or even movies based on toys. But films with Oscar-caliber women’s roles?
The season for blockbusters, sequels, and . . . great roles for women?
By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 18, 2007
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The Return

Sarah Michelle Gellar’s career has been a bit like Linda Blair’s or Jamie Lee Curtis’s. Watch the trailer for The Return  (QuickTime)
A sad excuse for a ghost story
By TOM MEEK  |  November 15, 2006
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Guest appearance

Those who expect ingratiating clowning and motormouth shtick from Christopher Guest, funny-ha-ha filmmaker of Waiting for Guffman , Best of Show , and A Mighty Wind , guess again. In public, he’s deadpan and somber.
Comedy is hard in For Your Consideration
By GERALD PEARY  |  November 14, 2006

'Halloween' Producer Akkad Dies in Jordan


AMMAN, Jordan - Moustapha Akkad, the Syrian-born filmmaker and producer of the "Halloween" horror movie franchise, died Friday from wounds sustained in the triple hotel bombings in Jordan. He was 75. His daughter, Rima Akkad Monla, 34, also was killed.
By Sarah James  |  December 18, 2005