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2011 Stories by Melissa Anderson

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  • The Silence of the Hams

    published December 22, 2011

    An undeniably charming homage to Hollywood in the late 1920s, The Artist will probably be the most successful silent movie since the... More >>

  • Mahnahmahmeh

    published November 24, 2011

    Desperately trying to appeal to not just the Gen X'ers who grew up with Kermit, Miss Piggy and Dr. Teeth, but also the tykes who've never even... More >>

  • Too Late to Succeed

    published October 20, 2011

    Sure to be drowned out by the drum circles at Occupy Wall Street, writer-director J.C. Chandor's lifeless Margin Call depicts... More >>

  • Sacrifice Nothing

    published September 15, 2011

    What I don't know: why these movies keep getting made. I Don't Know How She Does It is based on Allison Pearson's 2002 diaristic,... More >>

  • Higher Ground

    published September 1, 2011

    At one point in Higher Ground, Vera Farmiga's decade-spanning directorial debut, the actress, playing Corinne, a woman still... More >>

  • The Whitest Kids U Don't Want to Know

    published June 16, 2011

    Gavin Wiesen's first film, as passive and vanilla as its title, continues the numbing trendlet begun in 2008 with Nick and Norah's Infinite... More >>

  • Hotel California

    published January 20, 2011

    Dissolute action-movie star Johnny Marco (Stephen Dorff), first seen doing laps in his black Ferrari, has no destination in... More >>

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