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Sins & Sensibility
Leslye Headland was flabbergasted.
Richard Trank's documentary
In 50 years, Theodor Herzl predicted in his diary during the First Zionist Congress in Basel in 1897, he would be recognized as the founder of the first Jewish state.
Leslye Headland's debut
The premise might seem familiar: three 30ish high-school classmates — Regan (Kirsten Dunst), Gena (Lizzy Caplan), and Katie (Isla Fisher) — celebrate the impending nuptials of a fourth, Becky (Rebel Wilson).
Klugman and Sternthal's gimcrack
Ironically, the words are the worst part of Brian Klugman and Lee Sternthal's matryoshka-doll-like gimcrack.
The first Chinese martial-arts film in 3D
Swords aren't the only things flying in Tsui Hark's splendidly absurd wuxia — the first Chinese martial-arts film in 3D.
Matthew Akers's provocative documentary
Matthew Akers's provocative documentary opens with an image we don't see that often: a long close-up of a human face.
John Hillcoat's gangster melodrama
Of all the films that John Hillcoat's gangster melodrama resembles, Roger Corman's pulp classic Bloody Mama might be the most instructive.
Mike Birbiglia's autobiographical feature
What compels people to perform comedy? And how does it relate to profound sleep disorders?
The accompanying chart classifies various big budget releases over the past 15 months according to their political leanings based on my interpretation of the film.
Cronenberg's adaptation of Don DeLillo's novella
In a scene in David Cronenberg's adaptation of Don DeLillo's novella, as Robert Pattinson grimaces while having a proctological exam, you realize that throughout the whole movie he's been acting like he has a finger up his butt.
Old action heroes never die, they take steroids, become governor of California, and end up in Simon West's The Expendables 2 .
Red, white, and blue screens
Patriotism may be the last resort of the scoundrel, but lately it's proven a hot property in Hollywood.
Days and Confused
Actress, screenwriter, singer, and songwriter Julie Delpy excels at many things, but what she really wants to do is direct.
More twee than odd
I would describe Timothy Green's life as more twee than odd.
Rowdy follow-up to 2 Days In Paris
Her angelic appearance notwithstanding, Julie Delpy is one raunchy woman.
Jay Roach's satirical comedy
When it comes to mainstream movies commenting on political issues this year, Jay Roach's satirical comedy may be as bold as it's going to get.
Elderly couples in the movies are so cute, but when did Tommy Lee Jones and Meryl Streep slip into that category?
Loud, humorless, and devoid of irony
For a writer who has defined contemporary paranoia, Philip K. Dick hasn't had luck with the adaptations of his work.
The fine art of the jizz joke probably peaked with There's Something About Mary , but that doesn't stop Jay Chandresekhar from beating it to death in this gross-out comedy.
In your dreams
Her parents are both Hollywood screenwriters, and her grandfather, Elia Kazan, was a legendary director, so it couldn't have been a surprise when Zoe Kazan chose a career in show business as opposed to, say, becoming an accountant or a park ranger.
A lapse in good taste
The Watch is hard to watch.
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