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Summer=Expensive, Derivative Movies. It's Almost Summer!new

Every summer, America presents to the world its greatest product: crappy movies. Because sometimes, we need to take a break from all of the wars we're fighting and the economies we're destroying and mortgages we're foreclosing on, and just have a really bad time at the theater.
Tucson Weekly  |  James DiGiovanna  |  05-07-2008  |  Movies

Shorts Weathernew

Many of this year's Oscar-nominated shorts feel, unsurprisingly, like short stories, slices of life and character that leave an impression, a feeling, an unforgettable image.
Eugene Weekly  |  Molly Templeton  |  03-28-2008  |  Reviews

Welcome to the Neighborhoodsnew

Parisian visions from a cornucopia of directors.
Eugene Weekly  |  Molly Templeton  |  06-28-2007  |  Reviews

City Lights of 'Paris'new

Eighteen short films by an international who's-who of filmmakers make up this omnibus celebrating the joys and sorrows of love and Paris, organized by neighborhood.
Austin Chronicle  |  Marrit Ingman  |  06-22-2007  |  Reviews

Tasteless Toonsnew

The boys are back with their hyper-filthy animation show.
Austin Chronicle  |  Marc Savlov  |  01-18-2007  |  Reviews

Judge for Yourselfnew

This is a rare opportunity to see what's considered the best in the field of short docs -- plus all four nominees have a socio-political bent.
Austin Chronicle  |  Steve Davis  |  04-07-2006  |  Reviews

Not Quite a Movementnew

Slamdance features tenderness, anger, and a very steep slope.
Austin Chronicle  |  Spencer Parsons  |  02-03-2006  |  Movies

Cartoon Cascadenew

Know this going in: Sex and violence are the currency of Spike & Mike’s gory, twisted economy.
Austin Chronicle  |  Marc Savolv  |  01-30-2006  |  Reviews

Class of '79new

B-Movie king Roger Corman goes back to "Rock 'n' Roll High School" in a wide-ranging interview about his career and the current state of the industry.
Columbus Alive  |  Melissa Starker  |  12-15-2005  |  Profiles & Interviews

Hollywood, We Have a Problem

The typical Hollywood release wasn’t simply mediocre this year; it was downright miserable. In the ongoing war between intelligent design and dumb and dumber writing, the latter is way ahead on points.
Boulder Weekly  |  Thomas Delapa  |  11-29-2005  |  Movies

The Indeliblesnew

Movies to see at the Austin Film Festival include a flick about a mission to Montreal and another about a girl's criminal upbringing.
Austin Chronicle  |  Marjorie Baumgarten, Nora Ankrum, Wells Dunbar, Marc Savlov, James Renovitch, Spencer Parsons, Josh Rosenblatt, Joe O'Connell, Mark Fagan and Shawn Badgley  |  10-20-2005  |  Movies

Festival Fatiguenew

L.A.’s avalanche of film fests has at least one critic peering into the future darkly -- and seriously considering an appointment with a seppuku blade.
Los Angeles CityBeat  |  Andy Klein  |  10-14-2005  |  Movies

TIFF Notesnew

Here's what a critic took away from the Toronto International Film Festival.
Austin Chronicle  |  Marjorie Baumgarten  |  09-23-2005  |  Movies

What Stinks and What Rocks at Toronto Film Festivalnew

Director Cameron Crowe fast became the joke of the 30th Toronto International Film Festival while several unexpected indie gems and countless Asian sensations garnered praise.
Montreal Mirror  |  Sarah Rowland  |  09-16-2005  |  Movies

9 Songs and 2046: Kung Fu Porn and Humpin' to Franz Ferdinandnew

Although they seem like exact opposites, Wong Kar-wai's 2046 and Michael Winterbottom's 9 Songs both succeed in making watching sex on screen completely uninteresting.
Dig Boston  |  Chris Braiotta  |  08-17-2005  |  Reviews

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