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Criminally Underrated: Unbreakable

Criminally Underrated: Unbreakable

Joe Clinkenbeard May 25, 2011 0

In this feature our writers defend films they feel have not received their due. I’m not M. Night Shyamalan’s biggest fan. For all the praise heaped on The Sixth Sense, everything that has followed

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Film Dunce: The Fox and the Hound

Film Dunce: The Fox and the Hound

Chaz Kangas May 24, 2011 0

Film Dunce is a weekly series in which one of our writers finally succumbs to the lure of a movie that has long been a big part of our culture that they have never

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Revisit: Smiles of a Summer Night

Revisit: Smiles of a Summer Night

David Harris May 23, 2011 0

Revisit: Smiles of a Summer Night Dir: Ingmar Bergman 1955 Revisit is a series of reviews highlighting past releases that now deserve a second look. A title card during the credit sequence of Smiles

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Childhood Revisited: The Bear

Childhood Revisited: The Bear

Jesse Cataldo May 22, 2011 0

What childhood movie did you love? Which scared you? And how does it play now, watching it again as an adult? In this new feature, our writers revisit the films that affected them as

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Oeuvre: Truffaut: Two English Girls

Oeuvre: Truffaut: Two English Girls

Shannon Gramas May 19, 2011 1

Of all of François Truffaut’s greatest films, Two English Girls is perhaps the least well known and the one whose reputation has benefited the most from the passage of time. A critical and financial

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Film Dunce: Barbarella

Film Dunce: Barbarella

Nathan Kamal May 18, 2011 0

Film Dunce is a weekly series in which one of our writers finally succumbs to the lure of a movie that has long been a big part of our culture that they have never

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Rediscover: Police Story

Rediscover: Police Story

Shannon Gramas May 16, 2011 0

Rediscover: Police Story Dir: Jackie Chan 1985 Rediscover is a series of reviews highlighting past releases that have flown under the radar and now deserve a second look. Since the days of The Great

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Childhood Revisited: Arachnophobia

Childhood Revisited: Arachnophobia

Michael Merline May 15, 2011 0

What childhood movie did you love? Which scared you? And how does it play now, watching it again as an adult? In this new feature, our writers revisit the films that affected them as

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Oeuvre: Truffaut: Bed and Board

Oeuvre: Truffaut: Bed and Board

Nick Hanover May 12, 2011 0

Noah Baumbach wrote that Francois Truffaut’s Bed and Board is a “comedy about marriage, the desire to escape it and the craftiness involved in running from one’s own desires.” Given Baumbach’s similar views of

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Guilty Pleasures: The Party

Guilty Pleasures: The Party

Joe Clinkenbeard May 11, 2011 0

Get swept up in the trash you know you shouldn’t love. But somehow these cinematic wretches, warts and all, still warm our hearts. If Blake Edwards’ lighthearted 1968 romp The Party is remembered for

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