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Bruce Willis, Tracy Morgan and Movie Mockery in Kevin Smith's New Featurenew

The film's opening shot, set to the Beastie Boys' No Sleep 'Til Brooklyn, is a slow-motion, toe-to-head tilt-up of white cop-black cop buddies Jimmy (Bruce Willis) and Paul (Tracy Morgan) swaggering stone-faced toward the camera.
L.A. Weekly  |  Karina Longworth  |  02-26-2010  |  Reviews

Portrait of an American Family, Stuck, From One Halloween to the Nextnew

October Country follows four generations of the Mosher family from one October 31 to the next, and, in between days of the dead, the spooks linger. Halloween itself is a Mosher obsession, a leveler across generations.
L.A. Weekly  |  Karina Longworth  |  02-19-2010  |  Reviews

'Daddy Long Legs': The Pleasures of Being Kidnappednew

Filmmaker brothers Benny and Josh Safdie have invited me to meet them here and afterwards discuss their second feature, Daddy Long Legs, which had its U.S. premiere at the Sundance Film Festival. (It appeared simultaneously on nationwide cable VOD.)
L.A. Weekly  |  Karina Longworth  |  02-05-2010  |  Profiles & Interviews

Sundance Festival Goes Back to its Roots... Or Does It?new

This year, the movie that's attracted the scalping scene outside Eccles is The Runaways, a stylish biopic of the all-teen girl band of the same name. The film has been the subject of blog gossip, thanks to casting of Twilight starlet Kristen Stewart as Joan Jett.
L.A. Weekly  |  Karina Longworth  |  02-05-2010  |  Movies

Sundance Film Festival: What's Happening NEXT?new

Riding high on a return to pop relevancy, the Sundance Film Festival's programming team announced NEXT, a sidebar dedicated to reflecting "a new aesthetic enlisting low- and no-budget filmmaking techniques."
L.A. Weekly  |  Karina Longworth  |  01-22-2010  |  Movies

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