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Short Take: Snow White and the Huntsman

Review: Snow White and the Huntsman

Hers is not the old clichéd path towards romance, but the new clichéd path towards becoming a kickass girl warrior.
Not the old clichés
By  |  June 02, 2012
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Review: Welcome To The Rileys

It seemed that Kristen Stewart might be expanding her range with her roles in The Runaways and Adventureland .
Almost as embarrassing as Black Snake Moan
By PETER KEOUGH  |  October 29, 2010
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Review: The Twilight Saga: Eclipse

No matter how many books she sells, no matter how many billions the movies make, no matter what significance her huge success has for the future of Western culture, there's no excuse for Stephenie Meyer's terrible writing.
Blood simpletons: Eclipse needs a transfusion
By PETER KEOUGH  |  July 02, 2010
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Interview: Dakota Fanning

Dakota Fanning may be just 16 years old, but already she’s built a body of work that shames some starlets twice her age.
Runaway talent
By BRETT MICHEL  |  April 16, 2010
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Heroine chic

One of the more satisfying moments in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004) occurs when 13-year-old Hermione (Emma Watson) unloads a right hook that staggers the villainous Malfoy. “That felt good,” she says, pleased with herself. “Not good,”
Hollywood cashes in on girl power
By PETER KEOUGH  |  April 09, 2010
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Review: The Runaways

The mid 1970s was a time of tight pants and even tighter radio playlists.
Doesn't quite take them back home
By PETER KEOUGH  |  April 09, 2010


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Review: The Yellow Handkerchief

Like Tony Orlando & Dawn's 1973 #1 single, "Tie a Yellow Ribbon 'Round the Old Oak Tree," Udayan Prasad's Southern-fried sudser descends from a 1971 column Pete Hamill penned for the New York Post .
William Hurt and his killer ex-con ’stache give you something to brood about
By BRETT MICHEL  |  March 12, 2010
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Review: The Twilight Saga: New Moon

Chris Weitz comes on board to direct Twilight ’s hotly awaited sequel, New Moon , but the second bite doesn’t sate quite like the first. Bella (Kristen Stewart) celebrates her 18th birthday with vampire boyfriend Edward (Robert Pattinson); when she get
Like you'll even be able to hear anything over all the shrieking
By MADDY MYERS  |  November 27, 2009
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October lite

We expected the vampires, the werewolves, the zombies, and the homicidal maniacs. Same thing with the android doubles, the alien abductors, the sexually abused pregnant teenager, the Apocalypse, and the post-Apocalypse. But kids' movies?
The outlook is still gloomy, but film finds time for childish things
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 18, 2009
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Review: Adventureland

Could the revival of the "Portrait of the Auteur As a Young Man" genre signal a new era of auteurship in Hollywood? Maybe, but Mottola, for one, hasn't quite reached that point.
Greg Mottola faces growing pains
By PETER KEOUGH  |  March 31, 2009
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Vampires want more than just blood

In these trying times, we've shunned wizards for vampires
Sensitivity
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  December 30, 2008


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Simple blood

Twilight puts the life back into the undead
Twilight puts the life back into the undead
By PETER KEOUGH  |  November 19, 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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Fierce People

Griffin Dunne’s 2005 film is like The Great Gatsby with Jay as an old coot whose grandchildren attack the help with spears.
Poor city-kid meet plain ridiculous
By JENNY HALPER  |  September 19, 2007
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In the Land of Women

If Mrs. Robinson had been played by Martha Stewart and had suffered breast cancer, The Graduate might have played out like In the Land of Women .
A tidy suburban melodrama
By TOM MEEK  |  April 18, 2007
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The Messengers

Twin directors Danny Pang and Oxide Pang Chun explored the supernatural downside of cornea transplants in The Eye ; in their first non–Hong Kong horror movie, they unearth ghosts of the Northern Plains with stylish but unfrightening results. Watch the
Imagine Oklahoma! done as an tuneless pastoral spook show
By JUSTINE ELIAS  |  February 07, 2007