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Public Enemies – Movie Review

Public Enemies, a story about John Dillinger, recreates the 1930s admirably, but also takes a shot at recreating its movies.  It’s a complicated love affair this film is spinning, because itR...

Knowing – Movie Review – DVD Details Included

One of the things I love most about Knowing is its title.  By the time the film ends the title runs in so many directions that on its own it spins out as many questions as the thing itself.  The trick...

Defending Transformers From Roger Ebert… Again… Sort Of

Roger Ebert put out a blog post on July 5th title I'm a Proud Brainiac in response to response to his review of Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, and it's been making the rounds at movie sites ever...

Shopgirl – Movie Review

The first thing you have to ask yourself is, “Do I want to hurt now, or do I want to hurt later.” That Shopgirl is a film which poses such a question is rather uninteresting really, but the fact that ...

Waking The Dead – Movie Review

Waking the Dead opens with Fielding Pierce (Billy Crudup) watching a newscast in which he learns that the love of his life has been killed in a car-bombing that targeted Chilean activists (she was wit...

Lovely By Surprise – Movie Review

There are those who would argue that the general category of fantasy/sci-fi, or even more generally “that which cannot really happen,” is indeed the best and purest category of fiction the...

Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen – Movie Review – Win the DVD!

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen is one of those exceedingly rare movies that will cause a great stir in the film criticism community to no purpose whatsoever.  As well meticulously belabor the mer...

Pumpkin – Movie Review

There are a lot of ways you can tell a story (especially in film) that are very dangerous. There are even some that are extremely dangerous. Basically, you are putting yourself in a situation where th...

Peter Pan – Movie Review

Whatever your thoughts upon hearing of yet another version of Peter Pan, you couldn’t have been more skeptical than I was. Did we really need another incarnation of the permanent child? But, I made a ...

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