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Week in Film: 22 Jump Street, The Signal and More

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.13.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

After I saw 22 Jump Street, I noted publicly that, while it was funnier than 21 Jump Street, so was my root canal. (Although the latter did include laughing gas.) Still, the bar wasn't particularly high.

Movie Review: Adore

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.06.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

This Australian film, from director Anne Fontaine, was titled Two Mothers when it screened at Sundance in January, The Grandmothers when it was a short novel by Doris Lessing.

Popcorn Preview: The Place Beyond the Pines

Leslie Sisman | Posted 05.19.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: The Place Beyond the Pines (2012) Cast includes: Ryan Gosling (The Ides of March), Bradley Cooper (Silver Linings Playbook), Eva Mendes (Hitch),...

'Girls,' Lena Dunham's HBO Show, Season 2, Episode 7 Gchat: Where Jessas Come From

Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 04.26.2013 | Women
Margaret Wheeler Johnson

"I DON'T LIKE NOT GETTING JOKES" Margaret Wheeler Johnson: I thought this was a brilliant concept for an episode. Jessa's backstory is by far the mo...

ReThink Review: Killing Them Softly - Criminal Confidence

Jonathan Kim | Posted 02.03.2013 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Killing Them Softly does a wonderful job of creating a realistic, lived-in world in the post-Katrina wreckage of New Orleans, without a lot of frills or even much music. While it is no fast-paced bulletfest, when the violence comes, it's scary, gory, and brutal, as it should be.

Movie Review: The Dark Knight Rises -- A Dissenting View

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.15.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

There is very little about The Dark Knight Rises that will make you tense, hold you in suspense or cause your adrenaline to squirt.

Mighty Movie Podcast: David Michod on Animal Kingdom

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Finally, the family film we've been waiting for this summer. Okay, that's an obvious joke, sorry. Animal Kingdom is about a family, but one that, if ...