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Film Review: Inherent Vice. Not Groovy, Man. A Total Bummer.

Brandon Judell | Posted 12.06.2014 | Home
Brandon Judell

There are films that make you want to run to the bookstore or, in reality, Any Jane Austen or Dickens adaptation. Atonement. Requiem for a Dream perhaps. Then there is Paul Thomas Anderson's adaptation of Thomas Pynchon's Inherent Vice.

Matthew Jacobs

The Eclectic Tastes Of Paul Thomas Anderson Revealed | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 10.06.2014 | Home

Paul Thomas Anderson's latest project, "Inherent Vice," a kaleidoscopic stoner noir film inspired by the 2009 Thomas Pynchon novel, made its world pre...

Mike Ryan

A Chance Encounter & 'Along Came Polly': Remembering Philip Seymour Hoffman | Mike Ryan | Posted 02.03.2014 | Home

“Along Came Polly” is not a particularly great movie. Using it as an example is probably a dumb way to open up a piece on the death of Philip Seym...

What Happened To Adam Sandler?

Mike Ryan | Posted 09.10.2013 | Home
Mike Ryan

I suspect that deep down we all like Adam Sandler, which is why we also kind of hate him. We certainly don't like all of his movies -- especially his recent ones -- but he seems like a nice enough guy. He's pleasant company on the talk show circuit and, by all accounts, is a good husband and father. Yet a lot of people will express honest-to-goodness vitriol toward Adam Sandler. I think they're really angry at what Sandler has become.

There Will Be Love

Kim Morgan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kim Morgan

Since it's V-Day, I want to return to the exalting, superb Punch-Drunk Love, which remains one of the most romantic movies of the last 10 years. I was baffled by its mixed reception and wonder if it remains misunderstood to this day.