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Review: Dark Horse
Todd Solondz has turned his audience's divisiveness into a calling card with his often hilariously upsetting films, so it's a surprise that his new movie is fairly tame.
| August 10, 2012
Review: Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD
Making new Tony Hawk games obviously wasn't working. Why not make the old ones instead?
| August 10, 2012
If nothing else, Michael Winterbottom's updating of Tess of the D'Urbervilles to present-day India proves that Thomas Hardy will depress you no matter what the setting.
Tess of the D'Urbervilles set in present-day India
| July 20, 2012
Review: Lollipop Chainsaw
At least this high-kicking, somersaulting, zombie-fighting, magical school girl protagonist is of legal ogling age!
| June 29, 2012
Review: Moonrise Kingdom(1)
Wes Anderson should always make movies featuring characters who are pubescent or younger — like Rushmore , which until this film was his best.
Wes Anderson paints his masterpiece
| June 01, 2012
Review: The Turin Horse(1)
Legend has it that in Turin, Friedrich Nietzsche came across a horse being beaten by its driver. Nietzsche embraced the horse, went insane, and remained so for the rest of his life.
Bela Tarr's final film
| March 09, 2012
Air | Le Voyage Dans La Lune
It was inevitable that Air would one day be asked to soundtrack a colorized version of an iconic 1902 silent French film about moon exploration, right? There's the French thing, the moon thing, the kitsch-cool factor.
| February 03, 2012
The games of winter
Despite a quiet January, this winter gives gamers much to look forward to: long-awaited sequels, promising original franchises, and even a new handheld system.
Sci-fi, fantasy, and Sony's new handheld
| December 30, 2011
Review: We Bought A Zoo(1)
Matt Damon plays Mee, a journalist who decides that he and his daughter (a precocious Maggie Elizabeth Jones) and sullen teenage son (Colin Ford) need a new start after the death of his wife, so he spends his life savings on a house in the country.
Cameron Crowe's film version of Benjamin Mee's memoir
| December 23, 2011
Women have saved action movies. Who'd go see one if not for Angelina Jolie in Lara Croft or Salt , or Milla Jovovich in anything, or even Helen Mirren in Red ?
Balancing absurdity with conviction
| September 02, 2011
The schizoid stronghold of Iwrestledabearonce
The experts claim irony is dead, but the experts are stupid morons. Irony is an abstract concept. It was never alive, therefore cannot die.
| August 05, 2011
Country Strong | Soundtrack
This steaming pile of songs is emblematic of the state of mainstream country music — all artifice, no heart, calculated anthems written to formula and meant, like the film itself, to do no more than capitalize on the genre's current success and rob its
| January 14, 2011
Daft Punk | Tron: Legacy [soundtrack]
During their long tenure as electro's supreme mystery men, Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo have seen their high-tech trickery folded into the sound of our world.
Walt Disney (2010)
| November 20, 2010
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