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Vampire Academy

Vampire Academy

When you boil it down to its basics, this really is all Bram Stoker’s fault. If only he hadn’t laced his groundbreaking genre novel Dracula with Read More

3 Days to Kill

3 Days to Kill

Even if you didn’t read the credits, it would only take a few minutes to realize that 3 Days to Kill has writer/producer Luc Besson’s fingerprints Read More

Her

Her

In the future, computers will be not only our friends and lovers, they’ll also help us discover our better selves. That seems to be the message Read More

After Tiller

After Tiller

When Dr. George Tiller was assassinated at his Wichita church by a pro-life fanatic in 2009, he became the eighth abortion clinic worker in America to Read More

I, Frankenstein

I, Frankenstein

It was a dark and stormy night. Mary Shelley, along with her husband Percy, Lord Byron, and John Polidori, decided to enter into a little friendly Read More

Veronica Mars

Veronica Mars

Veronica Mars, the movie, is not really a movie. It nonetheless has plenty of things that many actual movies selfishly neglect: it’s got a beginning, middle, Read More

Generation War

Generation War

Controversial but also hugely popular in Germany, where it aired as a TV miniseries, this dynamic story about five friends sucked into the bloody maw of Read More

The Art of the Steal

The Art of the Steal

Regardless of what’s being stolen or who’s stealing it, caper films typically tread a well-worn path, and The Art of the Steal is no different. Though Read More

Labor Day

Labor Day

Really Jason Reitman? Really? After a series of films (Thank You for Smoking, Juno, Up in the Air, Young Adult) which suggested you were one of Read More

The Best Offer

The Best Offer

The Best Offer deals in the world of fine art where a regimented auctioneer has a keen eye for fakes and runs a precise scheme to Read More

The Invisible Woman

The Invisible Woman

The tragedy of director/star Ralph Fiennes’ uneven literary period drama The Invisible Woman isn’t so much that his Charles Dickens is an arrogant swot who can’t Read More

Black Nativity

Black Nativity

Black Nativity is a movie made for a specific viewing demographic. It’s not necessarily for fans of the Langston Hughes play (it is, by admission, a Read More

Ride Along

Ride Along

Ride Along is relentless. It’s like a yapping lapdog sitting in the corner, barking incessantly and desperate for your attention. Though the leads are more than Read More

Philomena

Philomena

If it’s Awards Season, it’s time for Harvey and his maverick Weinstein marketing machine to convince us that another middling prestige picture is actually worthy of Read More

The Nut Job

The Nut Job

It’s a shame what happens to The Nut Job by the time the final credits roll. There is so much potential here, so much good work Read More