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October lite

The outlook is still gloomy, but film finds time for childish things
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?
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 17, 2009

Shuffling off to infamy

Buffalo doesn't have a counterfeiting problem — but it does need to curb its bad Bills
Tasering Donte . Sounds like a movie title, doesn't it?
By MATT TAIBBI  |  April 22, 2009

P.S. I Love You

A middling effort for Hilary Swank
Gerry is the perfect dead man, showing up shirtless à la Ghost or in stagy flashbacks.
By ALICIA POTTER  |  December 19, 2007

The Reaping

Over-serious eye candy
Mixing CSI talk with a lot of evangelical mumbo-jumbo, this over-serious eye candy keeps you on the edge of your seat but never freaks you out.
By CHRIS WANGLER  |  April 11, 2007

Spring loaded

Working out the kinks
It’s spring, and Hollywood has to get the kinks out of its system before it can focus on the business at hand: the sequels of summer.
By PETER KEOUGH  |  March 12, 2007

Body dabble

Brian De Palma makes a mess of The Black Dahlia
At times Brian De Palma shows signs of the genius some attribute to him. Watch the trailer for The Black Dahlia (QuickTime)
By PETER KEOUGH  |  February 20, 2007

Freedom Writers

Classroom concentration camp
Based on a true story, this Dangerous Minds retread stars Hilary Swank as a naive teacher in Los Angeles who takes a misfit group of gangbangers and dealers and teaches them about poetry, life . . . and Anne Frank.
By BROOKE HOLGERSON  |  January 03, 2007

Are you kidding us?

Russell Crowe, you’re no Buddy Cianci
Russell Crowe as the Bud-I?
By PHILLIPE & JORGE  |  July 19, 2006

Crossword: 'The choice is yours'

Make decisions, find your destiny.
Make decisions, find your destiny.
By MATT JONES  |  June 28, 2006

Apocalypse now and then

Doom, damnation, and other summer fun
With Snakes on a Plane and World Trade Center opening on the same day, this summer won’t be offering the usual escapist fare.
By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 03, 2006


Duncan Tucker’s debut feature stars Desperate Housewives ’ Felicity Huffman as the pre-operative transsexual Bree.
By MATTIAS FREY  |  January 19, 2006

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