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Dressed for Distress

George Heymont | Posted 09.28.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

Often, when we envision a damsel in distress we imagine characters like the protagonist of the 1914 silent film serial entitled The Perils of Pauline, Lois Lane hoping to be rescued by Superman, or the beefy Belle Rosen demonstrating her swimming technique in 1972's The Poseidon Adventure.

Review: Stoker

Scott Mendelson | Posted 04.30.2013 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Park Chan-Wook's Stoker is a delicious hybrid of its influences, which mix into an engaging fable of its own.

Movie Review: Stoker

Marshall Fine | Posted 04.28.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Chan-wook Park's Stoker is audaciously, in-your-face creepy and exhilarating in a way few films have been since David Lynch's Blue Velvet. Because it's not just the creepiness -- but the way Park gets you involved in his world so that you can't look away.

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: Beautiful Creatures

Dan Persons | Posted 04.20.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

The writer and director here is Richard LaGravenese, raising the question: Can the man who was an Oscar nominee for The Fisher King and has garnered praise for his screenplays for A Little Princess and Beloved, among others, bring a similar intelligence to a teen-oriented romance?

Beautiful Creatures: Writer-Director Richard LaGravenese Discusses His Wondrous New Film

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 04.16.2013 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

Beautiful Creatures is wonderfully wrought, funny, smart and enchanting, the best film I've seen thus far this year. Indeed, it's a tale of young love set in a milieu torn between the status quo and the supernatural.

Review: Beautiful Creatures (2013) Is Almost Fantastic

Scott Mendelson | Posted 04.15.2013 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

So much of Beautiful Creatures is so unexpectedly terrific that it's almost a tragedy when the picture eventually falls victim to its own plot.

Is This 'Twilight' Spinoff Better Than 'Twilight'?

AP | CHRISTY LEMIRE | Posted 04.15.2013 | Entertainment

The genders have been reversed but the supernatural, star-crossed teen angst remains firmly intact in "Beautiful Creatures," which clearly aims to pic...

Movie Review: Beautiful Creatures

Marshall Fine | Posted 04.13.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Based on the first in a series of books by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl, Beautiful Creatures (opening Thursday) hopes the "Twihards" can shift their focus from the undead to the magically endowed.

Theatre Fights Back: A Review Of 'As The Boat Approaches'

Travis Korte | Posted 10.08.2011 | Arts
Travis Korte

Theatrical form may be up against an impossible adversary in film, but it can be awfully heroic when a director doesn't seem to care.

Tetro Is Illuminating

Sarah Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sarah Newman

The film is a timeless, brooding, sensuous exploration of the physical and emotional struggles between brothers, in the backdrop of a sometimes absurd, comedic snapshot of an Argentine town.