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Whiskey-Soaked Redemption

Ken Loach tackles comedy with lots of drama in 'The Angels’ Share' [ok]

Movie Reviews Has there been a comedy with this many ass kickings since the Coen brothers’ Miller’s Crossing?

Tuesday, May 7, 2013 David Riedel

The Sky is Falling! Or Something!

No, really, 'It’s a Disaster' [ok]

Movie Reviews It’s not often that movies subvert expectations.

Tuesday, May 7, 2013 David Riedel

Summer Has Begun

Shit blows up in 'Iron Man 3'

Movie Reviews After two Iron Man movies, The Avengers and cameos in other Marvel pictures, it’s hard to tell what Tony Stark (Robert Downey, Jr.) has left to prove.

Friday, May 3, 2013 David Riedel

How’d He Do?

Koch on 'Koch' [ok]

Movie Reviews For those of us who were either too young to remember New York City mayor Ed Koch’s three terms or just didn’t live in New York then,

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 David Riedel

Calling Conspiracy Theorists

'Room 237' is for those who own tinfoil hats [barf]

Movie Reviews Reader, you’re about to see the most hateful review I’ve committed to print and the interwebs.

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 David Riedel

Nope

‘To the Wonder’ is barftastic [barf]

Movie Reviews To the executives at Magnolia Pictures:

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 David Riedel

No peace, no love, misunderstanding

Seriously, this is ‘The Company You Keep’? [meh]

Movie Reviews Judging by just how many famous people appear in Robert Redford’s latest directing effort, we can be certain of one thing: Famous people really, really want to be directed by him.

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 David Riedel

Running Around In Circles

Shane Carruth returns with ‘Upstream Color’ [meh]

Movie Reviews There are times when watching movies that the casual viewer, and even the cynical critic, must think, “In all seriousness: What am I watching?”

Tuesday, April 16, 2013 David Riedel

Vietnam Soul

‘The Sapphires’ is…oh, whatever [meh]

Movie Reviews It’s a good thing Chris O’Dowd is on screen a lot during The Sapphires, because he brings some welcome comic relief to a movie that feels steeped in the wrong kind of comic relief.

Tuesday, April 16, 2013 David Riedel

It’s All a Blur

Perhaps we can use Trance’s hypnotherapy technique to forget we’ve seen it [meh]


Movie Reviews In movies, as in life, there’s a time and place for artifice over art, style over substance and a good time over a thoughtful time.

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 David Riedel
 
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