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Review: Greedy Lying Bastards
Not just another environmental movie about how we're killing our planet and ourselves, Craig Scott Rosebraugh's documentary focuses on the political manipulation of the debate, both nationally and around the world.
| March 06, 2013
Review: Bullet To The Head
Veteran director Walter Hill's return to the screen looks, sounds, and feels like an '80s action movie beefed-up for modern audiences with heaping helpings of messy blood squibs.
| February 05, 2013
Review: 2012 British Arrow Awards
These British imports come from varying corners of the marketplace, from phone companies to soft-drink makers, and seek to appeal to international jet setters, the child in all of us, or even to the daring bit of ourselves that would like to piss off Chef Gordon Ramsay.
| November 21, 2012
Review: Here Comes The Boom
| October 18, 2012
Review: Pitch Perfect
Jason Moore's musical doesn't hit all the high notes, but guilty pleasures are seldom perfect.
| October 04, 2012
Borderline offensive and overly dense
It's the American Dream, transposed to a new capitalist Russia: a smart kid works his way up to the top of a marketing empire.
| September 11, 2012
Salim Akil's reinterpretation of the 1976 musical drama
There have been worse swan songs committed to film, but Salim Akil's reinterpretation of the 1976 musical drama leaves much to be desired, since the meteoric rise and fall of a three-piece girl group is now well-tread, Oscar-nominated territory.
| August 22, 2012
Review: Girlfriend Boyfriend
Ya-Che Yang's love story
Politics, love, and friendship collide in director Ya-Che Yang's Girlfriend Boyfriend , a love story spanning almost 30 years of Taiwanese history.
| August 01, 2012
Review: That's My Boy
'90s pop culture
Director Sean Anders does nothing to mop up this gross-out comedy mess about a middle-school boy who gets molested by his teacher and ends up raising their love child — with disastrous results.
| June 21, 2012
Morgan Spurlock's latest documentary
Morgan Spurlock's latest nonthreatening documentary fails to find much point in its subject: men's grooming.
| May 15, 2012
Review: Think Like A Man
Cleverer than your average rom-com
I guess you can never judge a book by its cover, even if it is Steve Harvey's obnoxiously titled Act like a Lady, Think like a Man.
| April 18, 2012
Review: American Reunion
The Pie returns
Just as predictable and appetizing as Jason Biggs's penis in a pie, the newest addition to the raunchy American Pie franchise comes to audiences half-baked by Jon Hurwitz and Hayden Schlossberg.
| April 11, 2012
Review: 21 Jump Street
More than just a rehash
Everyone bemoans the endless sequels and remakes, but occasionally a treasure like Phil Lord and Chris Miller's 21 Jump Street comes along that redeems the rehashing.
| March 15, 2012
Review: Casa de Mi Padre
Matt Piedmont's spoof of Mexican cinema
Will Ferrell is the macho ranchero with a heart of gold in Matt Piedmont's parody.
| March 15, 2012
Review: The Vow
Michael Sucsy's The Vow's tag line, "based on a true story," is the only sincere moment in a film that will bring you to tears — of boredom.
| February 15, 2012
Review: Revenge of the Electric Car
Chris Paines's provocative documentary
In Chris Paines's provocative documentary, four contenders from different sides of the business world compete to rescue the electric car from obscurity after the auto industry had abandoned it in the early 2000s.
| November 01, 2011
Review: Magic Trip
Ken Kesey and his band of Merry Pranksters
Looking for the real Easy Rider ? Swap the Harleys for a multi-colored bus and we have the legend of Ken Kesey and his band of Merry Pranksters, whose road trip would change the course of the counterculture.
| August 30, 2011
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