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682 – Skyfall (**1/2)

Skyfall, James Bond’s 23rd screen adventure, caveats aside, is fun to watch both on a visceral level and on an intellectual level, but it leaves one with one too many unanswered questions or unexplained incidents to be counted among the … Continue reading

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681 – The Adventures of Tintin (***1/2)

Even if you’ve never heard of the Tintin character, let alone read the classic Herge comics, this movie of his adventures is terrific from start to finish, complete with invigorating characters, dazzling effects (special and otherwise), exotic settings, and unabashed, … Continue reading

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651 – Cowboys and Aliens (**)

Cowboys and Aliens was made for one reason – graphic novels have built-in fan bases. It’s an unfortunate mishmash of sci-fi and western, rather than a cohesive mashup of same, that’s just riddled with cliched writing and acting. You won’t … Continue reading

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The only 2011 movie preview you’ll need, probably

I don’t subscribe to Entertainment Weekly, either to the magazine itself or to its probable raison d’etre, to be the TV Guide of entertainment. (TV Guide, on the other hand, is the People of entertainment, and People is now the … Continue reading

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Your Oscars Live Blog Part 3

We’re back! Hugh’s talking, shh. Time for set design. Presenting are Sarah Jessica Parker and Daniel Craig. Bond and Carrie Bradshaw. She looks a lot tougher. BEST ART DIRECTION: THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON Dammit! Got another one wrong. … Continue reading

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