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'Atlas Shrugged' Champions Capitalism, Denounces Corporatism, and Exposes Hypocrisynew

If you ask the average film critic about the new motion picture adaptation of Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged, they will tell you it is a horrible movie. If you ask the average conservative or libertarian, they will tell you it is a great flick. Objectively, it is a mediocre movie at best. Subjectively, it is one of the best mediocre movies you'll ever see.
Charleston City Paper  |  Jack Hunter  |  04-27-2011  |  Commentary

7 of the Geekiest Sex Toys Ever Madenew

It's a common misconception that nerds don't have sex. On the contrary. Nerds have more sex, and weirder sex, than you're having.
Boston Phoenix  |  S.I. Rosenbaum  |  02-10-2011  |  Sex

When it Comes to the Oscars, Tom is on Team 'Hurt Locker'new

It's Oscar time, and you know what that means! OK, I don't know what that means, either, but I might actually tune in to the last 15 minutes, just to see if the gutless wonders who run Hollywood will reward The Hurt Locker and leave James Cameron to cry in his billion-dollar box-office take from Avatar.
Tucson Weekly  |  Tom Danehy  |  03-03-2010  |  Movies

'Avatar' Immerses Audiences in an Alien Ecosystemnew

Director James Cameron's long-awaited Avatar depicts an alien race with a fondness for bows and arrows, but keeps the 3-D jutting clich├ęs under control. Even when bloody arrowheads stick out at your face, Cameron ensures the stunts don't distract from his otherworldly story.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Curt Holman  |  01-12-2010  |  Reviews

'Avatar' Really Annoys the Top Pointyheads on the Rightnew

Athens (Ohio) News editor summarizes the criticisms of James Cameron's blockbuster, Avatar, by four leading lights of the conservative movement, and then explains why they're full of baloney.
The Athens NEWS  |  Terry Smith  |  01-12-2010  |  Movies

'Avatar': On Top of a Distant Worldnew

As we sit in the darkened cinema (or, increasingly, in our living rooms), so much of what is clearly meant to dazzle us feels like a demonstration more than an application, an elaborate demo reel in search of meaning and purpose. James Cameron returns to bridge the gap.
L.A. Weekly  |  Scott Foundas  |  12-18-2009  |  Reviews

Dragging 'Titanic': James Cameron's Opus is all Wet

The most expensive film ever made leaves much to be desired. Paralyzed from the waist down, former Marine Jake Sully (Sam Worthington - Terminator Salvation) voices several movies worth of tell-don't-show narration for the benefit of audiences who like being read to when they watch a movie.
City Pulse  |  Cole Smithey  |  12-15-2009  |  Reviews

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