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Review: Fright Night

Set in the sun-bleached city of sin, Las Vegas — where many of the strip's denizens are already dead inside — Fright Night plays upon elements of darkness and indulgence.
Friendly neighborhood vampire
By ALEXANDRA CAVALLO  |  August 19, 2011
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Review: The Black Balloon

Toni Collette as another unflappable mother? This time to a spoon-banging, shit-smearing autistic teen?
The complicated nature of acceptance
By ALICIA POTTER  |  April 01, 2009
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Towelhead

Towelhead is the type of tripe that poses as enlightenment in “important” Oscar winners like Crash and American Beauty .
A grosteque and unbelievable adaptation
By BRETT MICHEL  |  September 17, 2008

The Austen adaptations



By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  January 09, 2008
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Live Earth 2007

So you’re headed to a Live Earth gig somewhere, whether outside New York City or in a remote outpost in Antarctica.
Where to go, who to see, what to know — even if you don't have a ticket
By JEFF INGLIS  |  July 10, 2007
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Evening

Some of the best actresses working in movies today pack the cast of Evening , and all I can say is, was this the best thing available?
 Platitudes and mediocrity
By PETER KEOUGH  |  July 03, 2007


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America Blows

The United States of America is a nation with a proud history.
Since George W. Bush took office, the United States has sunk to unprecedented lows in sports and pop-culture domination
By MIKE MILIARD  |  June 29, 2007
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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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Little Miss Sunshine

Like little kids spouting dirty words in certain comedies, this film from first-time directors Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris undermines the subversive with the self-conscious. Watch the trailer for Little Miss Sunshine  (QuickTime)
Super freaks
By PETER KEOUGH  |  February 17, 2007
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Randy

Randy Hien was a sun around which thousands of people orbited.
He opened the doors to the Living Room, with enthusiasm and encouragement
By PHILLIPE & JORGE  |  September 27, 2006
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The Night Listener

Robin Williams mostly recovers from the mess that was R.V. by going serious with an understated performance in Patrick Stettner’s new thriller, which is based on a novel by Armistead Maupin. Watch the trailer for The Night Listener  (QuickTime)
One of the more watchable films
By BROOKE HOLGERSON  |  August 02, 2006