The Balcony Is Closed

April 7, 2013

I met Roger Ebert in 2010, but, like most people who’ve written something...

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Movie Review: Dredd (2012)

March 27, 2013

Let’s clear the air: Dredd is so unlike Sylvester Stallone’s...

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Movie Review: Gangster Squad (2013)

March 25, 2013

There’s nothing new to Gangster Squad, Ruben...

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The Problem With the Oscars Is the Oscars

March 2, 2013

I knew before Seth MacFarlane was announced as the host of this year’s...

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Film, Reviews


Movie Review: A Good Day to Die Hard...

February 28, 2013

In A Good Day to Die Hard, John McClane emerges from a taxi cab in Moscow as a...

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Movie Review: A Glimpse Inside the Mind of...

February 10, 2013

The only explanation for a movie like A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan...

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Movie Review: Django Unchained (2012)

February 4, 2013

Django Unchained, the latest in a string of violent revenge fantasies from...

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The Fear of a Ghost Planet Guide to...

February 3, 2013

The Fear of a Ghost Planet Guide to Film: 2012 Edition is now available for...

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Movie Review: The Last Stand (2013)

February 1, 2013

Though botox, spray tans, and intense training regimens can try to reverse the...

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Movie Review: Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

January 31, 2013

David O. Russell was seemingly born to make movies about the modern American...

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