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MOVIES: Torture and Zero Dark Thirty

BY STACEY PEEBLES Hollywood has always thrived on partnerships: John Wayne and John Ford. Hepburn and Tracy. Fred and Ginger. And now Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal are emerging as the moviemaking team giving us the most acclaimed—and provocative—films about […]

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Movies: Mama

If Mama ain't happy, ain't nobody happy, and the eponymous being at the center of the new "Guillermo del Toro presents" is decidedly not happy for most of

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Movies: This is 40

This is 40 is the "sort of sequel" to Judd Apatow's 2007 hit Knocked Up. Gone are Katherine Heigl and Seth Rogen, back are Pete and Debbie --

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey … one embargo to bind them.

Movies: The Hobbit and 48 FPS Technology

Three things become apparent while watching Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey with the new 48-frame-per-second projection technology. #1: Certain scenes with 48 FPS are dazzling, even revelatory

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Movies: New on DVD, Bernie

Richard Linklater's Bernie was released in theatres this spring and on DVD earlier this fall, with little fanfare other than that reserved for Jack Black's eponymous performance, now

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Movies: Twilight, Breaking Dawn 2

There's a point in Twilight: Breaking Dawn 2 where the Cullen in-laws are instructing vampire "newborn" Bella (Kristen Stewart), in the art of passing herself off as human.

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Weekend Movies: Cosmopolis

by Raj Ranade "Long live the new flesh!" proclaims the lead of David Cronenberg's 1983 film Videodrome, a sci-fi horror freakout that was remarkably prescient about the virtual world

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Weekend Movies: The Master – An Interpretation

by Raj Ranade [Paul Thomas Anderson’s The Master is an oddball stunner of a movie - if you’re interested in a dazzlingly shot, brilliantly acted, deceptively complex, and occasionally

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Movies: Sleepwalk With Me

Sundance darling Sleepwalk with Me is written and co-directed by comedian Mike Birbiglia and brought to the screen by largely the same crew who put together his one

Matthew McConaughey finally plays something other than Matthew McConaughey in Killer Joe.

Movies: Killer Joe

by Ace As the eponymous hit man, credit must be given to Matthew McConaughey for finally playing something other than Matthew McConaughey in Killer Joe, the white trash



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