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2011 Stories by J. Hoberman

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  • New Girl in Town

    published December 22, 2011

    The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo is hardly a personal project. Still, David Fincher's sveltely malevolent remake of the 2009 Swedish... More >>

  • What Do Men Want

    published December 22, 2011

    A Dangerous Method, the title of David Cronenberg's viscerally cerebral new film, is something of an understatement. As cataclysmic... More >>

  • Taming Creatures

    published December 22, 2011

    A doggedly overwrought production less felt than facile, Steven Spielberg's War Horse is an essentially uninvolving prestige... More >>

  • Fantasy Island

    published November 17, 2011

    As life-or-death dramedy, The Descendants poses several important questions: Why has it taken Alexander Payne seven years to follow... More >>

  • Great Man Theories

    published November 10, 2011

    A resounding "yes" to the question trembling on every lip: There is life after Hereafter! Clint Eastwood goes deep into Oliver Stone... More >>

  • People Who Need People

    published November 3, 2011

    As taut and economical as its title is unwieldy, Sean Durkin's Martha Marcy May Marlene — a first feature that won the Best... More >>

  • Tiny Furniture

    published January 6, 2011

    Lena Dunham’s Tiny Furniture is a comedy of youthful confusion that gets its kick not only for evoking a world of unromantic... More >>

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