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SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT

While it s really hard to be too enthusiastic about what must be the most disingenuous creation in all of creation,...

UNIVERSAL PLIGHTS

When Renee Zellweger was cast as the stumbly, bumbly title character in the film version of Helen Fielding s wildly...

SEDUCED

In the Mood For Love lures American audiences to Asian films.

THIS MOVIE BLOWS

Blow Dry is a collection of laugh lines that doesn t land and sentimentality that just clunks.

THE MEXICAN

The coupling of Julia Roberts and Brad Pitt in the romantic comedy The Mexican is right on the money — that is, bags...

A HARD DAY’S NIGHT (at last)

It’s finally here. Starting March 2nd at the Ridgeway.

FREE SPIRITS

If you re the type who likes to pay $7 to vomit in movie theater restrooms, sickened by a two-hour exposure to...

AN ARTIST’S LIFE

Julian Schnabel s Before Night Falls is a biopic of a marginalized artist.

She’s a Rainbow

Because it’s an enjoyable way to make a living — and because freelance film criticism can’t quite pay the bills — I...

Life and theater merge in ambitious, oddball film.

Since making his film debut as the oddball brain behind Being John Malkovich roughly a decade ago, screenwriter...