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The Hilarious Jason Mantzoukas Elevates “The Long Dumb Road”

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By Joe Shelton The Long Dumb Road treads one of the most trodden trails in American movies: the one where two mismatched travelers find themselves thrown together and, ostensibly, learn something from one another.  The…

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Neverending Man: Hayao Miyazaki: Fly-On-the-Wall to Artistic Purpose

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By Kari Bowles It must be said upfront that I am an ardent fan of Hayao Miyazaki; when asked who I consider the greatest living film director, I offer up Miyazaki. From his feature debut…

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The Ghost and Mrs. Muir: Paranormal Romance from the Golden Age

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By Kari Bowles Following the success of Alfred Hitchcock’s Rebecca(1940), Hollywood saw a trend toward opulent period pictures dripping with atmosphere for the rest of the decade. Some films, following Hitchcock’s lead, directly channeled nineteenth…

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“Tickled” Gives New Meaning to ‘Stranger Than Fiction’

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The term “stranger than fiction” gets bandied around so often in reference to documentaries about human subjects that it’s lost all meaning.  And besides, fiction isn’t all that strange anymore, is it?  Or rather, its…

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Holmes and Watson Is Depressingly Bad, But Why Not Rent It Anyway?

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I grew up with Will Ferrell on Saturday Night Live.  In those ancient times, post-AOL but pre-Google, call it the Ask Jeeves years, Will Ferrell was pretty hilarious.  He yelled and chewed the scenery, something…

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Sci-Fi Western “Prospect” Makes the Most of its Low Budget

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In “Prospect”, necessity is the mother of invention.  Like the early Star Wars movies, it exists in a universe that feels cobbled together out of pieces in bad repair, or at least the part of…

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“The Clovehitch Killer” Marks an Impressively Restrained Horror Debut

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“The Clovehitch Killer” could have been a sort of dumb comedy, and its tale of a 16 year old boy who begins to suspect that his father (the local Boy Scout troupe leader) is an…

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WW2 Zombie Flick “Overlord” Has a Lot of Fun Killing Nazis

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Let’s get the review portion of the review out of the way early; “Overlord” is pretty good, and if you like zombie horror, WW2 flicks, or action-pulp video games like “Wolfenstein”, then you’re going to…

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“Ralph Breaks the Internet” Makes You Wonder: Is the Internet a Fit Place for a Kid’s Movie?

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It really makes you wonder why Disney, ostensibly one of our cultural gatekeepers supposedly providing wholesome, kid-friendly entertainment, chose to make Ralph Breaks the Internet, and not something less potentially morally compromising, like “Ralph Starts a…

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