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Boring ‘Bruno’ Continues Box Office Decline Despite Critics’ Phony Praise

As I predicted last week, Sacha Baron Cohen's Brüno continued its precipitous decline...

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TCM Thrillers (July 20 – 26)

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The Astonishing Awfulness of ‘Brüno’

   After a strong opening weekend, U.S. audiences' interest in Sacha Baron ...

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Harry Potter and the Half-Enjoyed Movie

      You know, there may be something to this Harry Potter ...

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TCM Thrillers (July 13 – 19)

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‘Bruno’ Slaps Leftist Elites Under Cloak of Irony, Obscenity

    I haven't yet seen Bruno, the new film from Sacha Baron Cohen, but...

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Christian-Themed ‘Transformers’ Sequel Sustains Strong Box Office Appeal

 Despite being trashed by the critics, Transformer: Revenge of the Fallen led at the ...

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TCM Thrillers (July 6 – 12)

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Hollywood’s Greatest Year, 1939

 This year marks the 70th anniversary of Hollywood's greatest year, 1939.Accordingly,...

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The Toxic Philosophy Behind ‘Quirky’ Film(s)

     Charming, quirky films such as Away We Go aren't always as i...

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Malden Brought Depth, Moral Responsibility to Movie Roles

  Actor Karl Malden, who died today at age 97, was a fine performer who stood fo...

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Good Themes Overshadowed by Cinematic Flaws in ‘Transformers’ Sequel

   Thematically, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen is just as good as its...

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Review: The Stoning of Soraya M

The Stoning of Soraya M. is a "Schindler's List" for a new generation — a film that s...

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Little Miss Parenthood

     While Away We Go offers some wonderful performances and two ...

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TCM Thrillers (June 29 – July 5)

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Character Charm Overcomes Comic Anarchy at U.S. Box Office

    It will be a good thing if the Sandra Bullock romantic comedy The ...

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It’s Not The Mask, Stupid!

      Mr. Karnick has already written a wonderful essay on t...

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TCM Thrillers (June 22 – 28)

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That Only Happens in the Movies . . .

       Recent events may have pulled the curtain back o...

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Criminally Funny: Comic Crime Films (Part Four)

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Community in Gran Torino

In a DVD commentary Daniel P. Crandall argues that Clint Eastwood’s latest movie, Gr...

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Criminally Funny: Comic Crime Films (Part Three)

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Criminally Funny: Comic Crime Films (Part Two)

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Criminally Funny: Comic Crime Films (Part One)

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TCM Thrillers (June 15 – 21)

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Farrell’s ‘Land of the Lost’ Ridicules False Scientific Consensus Claims

    Land of the Lost is a typically zany and in many ways nonsensical ...

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An Hour with Buster (Part Two)

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An Hour with Buster (Part One)

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TCM Thrillers for June 8 – 14

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‘Up’ Success Could Bode Well for Positive Change in Hollywood

   The unexpectedly big box-office and critical success of the animated fil...

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Carradine and ‘Kung Fu’ Retain Relevance Decades Later

 Prolific actor David Carradine, best known for the Kung Fu TV series, the Quentin Ta...

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TCM Thrillers for June 1 – 7

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The Citizen Kane of Puppet Movies

         With Transformers: Revenge of the Fa...