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Yeah yeah yeah, The Avengers is awesome. Let's not forget that the Dark Knight Rises will soon be here! I have always been keen to claim Batman as a goth icon, but I thought I'd get clearance from the Gothic Council before I committed myself. Joining us this week is fashion designer Batty, webmistr ... More >>
An oddly tame adaptation of The Rum Diary.
You know the drill: the fall movie season starts today, my pretties (my review of Contagion will be up soon...there's a reason it didn't make the preview). Yesterday we covered the first half of 2011's most anticipated upcoming releases, determined through a rigorous scientific analysis consi ... More >>
Hedwig creator John Cameron Mitchell switches gears, channeling his own grief into his latest project.
Up in the Air director Jason Reitman has a good sense of where he's from and where he's headed.
Houston's racism is already on display with an avalanche of comments on the Houston Chronicle web site hoping desperately the city won't have to welcome any more hurricane refugees. Next up -- Hollywood takes a whack. Opening this fall is a movie called Towelhead, based on what we're told is a bes ... More >>
Heath Ledger peers into the void as Christopher Nolan's Batman returns
No Reservations is sweet and savory fare. Without the foam
Your guide to the season's hottest films (and the other ones, too)
True-crime noir goes searching for Hollywood's heart of darkness
Thank You for Smoking's satire falls short of incendiary
Aaron Eckhart and Ben Kingsley struggle through floundering frights
The Missing misses plenty, except ancient prejudices
Neil LaBute tries to be nice but comes off very savage
Neil LaBute's new movie turns the tables on which is the crueler sex
Nurse Betty explores our national ennui and insanity through the fantasies of its lead characters
Julia Roberts and her cleavage fight social injustice in Erin Brockovich
Oliver Stone delivers the ultimate guy movie with Any Given Sunday
Your Friends' writer/director takes a wicked route through relationships
Director dissects depraved and depersonalized urbanites
In the battle of the sexes, the Company men lose