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Journal of Fake Epidemiology

All manner of ailments.
Big Fat Whale
By BRIAN MCFADDEN  |  March 09, 2012
Happy Feet Two: Short Take

Review: Happy Feet Two

 Lovely to look at despite the 3D, and sometimes bordering on the psychedelic, this crack-brained morality tale blends the sublimely weird and the cloyingly awful as it preaches once again the paradox that you should be true to yourself as long as you a
Crack-brained morality tale
By PETER KEOUGH  |  November 18, 2011
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Barfield

Any resemblance to real cartoon cats, living or dead, is purely coincidental.
Failure
By KARL STEVENS  |  November 11, 2011
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No cars allowed

Sweet dreams.
Hoopleville
By DAVID KISH  |  November 04, 2011
Puss in Boots

Review: Puss in Boots 3-D

A mad scientist in The Skin I Live In and a talking cat in Puss in Boots : is there anything Antonio Banderas can't do?
More from the best character of the  Shrek franchise
By PETER KEOUGH  |  October 28, 2011
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In his new graphic novel, Craig Thompson wins an argument with God

This book is a gorgeous object; to make it, Thompson apparently covered himself in honey and rolled around in a thousand years of Arabic calligraphy and Islamic art, and the result is breathtaking — the amount of ink expended on one resplendent panel aft
Illuminated manuscript
By S.I. ROSENBAUM  |  September 02, 2011


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Review: The Smurfs

It may be a 3D movie set in a world populated by computer-animated blue-skinned natives, but this isn't Avatar .
An uninspired rip-off
By BRETT MICHEL  |  July 29, 2011
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Review: Winnie the Pooh

If you don't mind paying full price for something so brief, you'll be delighted to find a musically driven film the whole family can enjoy.
Disney dusts off the bear of little brain
By BRETT MICHEL  |  July 22, 2011
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Review: Rango

Roger Deakins (True Grit) may have just lost the Academy Award for a criminal ninth time, but his talent as a cinematographer is one of the secret weapons in the first CG movie from live-action director Gore Verbinski (the Pirates of the Caribbean trilog
 Best of all? It’s not in 3D!
By BRETT MICHEL  |  March 04, 2011
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Into That

I wonder if he's into that?  
Failure
By KARL STEVENS  |  February 11, 2011
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Review: The Illusionist (2011)

Sylvain Chomet and Jacques Tati work their magic.
Sleight of hand
By MICHAEL ATKINSON  |  January 28, 2011


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Gay marriage ruins everything

That double rainbow is obscured by those double husbands!
Big Fat Whale
By BRIAN MCFADDEN  |  August 20, 2010
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Where to put the pot: Our map

Scott Getchell's rendering of a site map for medical marijuana dispensaries in Greater Portland.
Pronounced "pot lend"
By SCOTT GETCHELL  |  July 16, 2010
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A conversation with Joe Citizen and Bob Corporation

"No, it ain't, Joe."
Is the Supreme Court out of its mind?
By MIKE PREVOST  |  February 19, 2010
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A cop with an assitude

Mr. McGee comes by his name honestly. He is, quite simply, an ass.
Watertown’s Clambake Animation pushes TV’s boundaries with a homicidal heinie
By MIKE MILIARD  |  April 09, 2008
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Who wants to be Tony Millionaire?

Tony Millionaire’s working habits are monastic.
Drunk on cheap beer and india ink, a Gloucester artist’s creatures are ready for their close-up
By MIKE MILIARD  |  April 12, 2006