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The Great Buck Howard

Starring John Malkovich, Colin Hanks, Emily Blunt, Steve Zahn

Directed by Sean McGinly

Hollywood, take me away!

The Oscar picks of 2008

In these gloomy economic times, we want to be stimulated — not only economically, but also entertainingly. This need for giddy escapism also may help explain the Oscar nominations of last year’s film output.

Back looking generation boomer baby

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Starring Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchette, Tilda Swinton, Taraji P. Henson\
Directed by David Fincher

Gran Torino
Starring Clint Eastwood, Christopher Carley, Ben Vang, Ahney Her
Directed by Clint Eastwood

Revolutionary Road
Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Kathy Bates, Michael Shannon
Directed by Sam Mendes

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A quantum of super-heroism

Quantum of Solace
Starring Daniel Craig, Olga Kurylenko, Mathieu Amalric, Judi Dench; Directed by Marc Forster

I am a film critic, and I approve these reviews

W.

Starring Josh Brolin, James Cromwell, Richard Dreyfuss, Jeffrey Wright, Ellen Burstyn, Elizabeth Banks, Thadie Newton, Toby Jones; Directed by Oliver Stone

Why bother with change? Just repackage!

Burn After Reading
Starring George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Frances McDormand, John Malkovich
Directed by Joel and Ethan Coen
Rating: Like putting lipstick on a pig.

I.O.U.S.A.: A great date movie if you’re dating Alan Greenspan

A documentary about the national debt by Patrick Creadon

Understanding the national debt is easy. Explaining it is hard. Doing something about it is even harder. And producing a film about it that will warm theater seats is darn near impossible.

WALL-E has enough plot gaps to fill a galaxy

WALL•E

Rating: Why is there no American flag lapel pin on WALL•E? Are Pixar and Disney (the studios behind this film) unpatriotic?

I see "dead" movies

The Happening
Starring Mark Wahlberg, Zooey Deschanel, John Leguizamo; directed by M. Night Shyamalan

Rating: This film just “happened” to have been made before.