Hollywood corporations are people too, you know, just like other corporations. They feel lethargic and bloated after Thanksgiving like everyone else. They need a break. That’s why there are no new wide releases this weekend — nor do there need to be any, since there are still plenty of good films from the last few weeks that you haven’t seen. AREN’T THERE? Look within your soul. AREN’T THERE?? That’s what… Continue reading One Year Ago: Catching Up with 'The Warrior's Way,' 'Black Swan,' and More
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Thanksgiving is a time for families to come together, drive each other crazy, and go to the movies to avoid killing one another. How many patricides, matricides, filicides, and parricides have been prevented over the years by the soothing effects of Thanksgiving movies? We can only guess. This weekend’s offerings should be particularly useful in reducing the familial murder count, because all the films — The Muppets, Arthur Christmas, and… Continue reading One Year Ago: Catching Up with 'Tangled,' 'Burlesque,' and More
There’s a good chance that if you have any intention of seeing Breaking Dawn — Part 1, you have already done so by the time you read this, because it’s been in theaters for like 16 hours already. You might also be considering Happy Feet Two, in which penguins fight global warming with choreography. Or perhaps you are a grown-up and would like to see a grown-up dramatic comedy, in… Continue reading One Year Ago: Catching Up with 'Deathly Hallows Part 1,' 'The Next Three Days,' and More
As always, the weekend brings with it a smorgasbord of cinematic delights. You might choose The Ides of March, about political operators stabbing one another in the back as they struggle to preserve their own careers; or you might choose Real Steel, about fighting robots. Really, you can choose either one! It doesn’t have to be the fighting robots!
If you’re feeling nostalgic, however, you might cast your mind back to… Continue reading One Year Ago: Catching Up with 'Life As We Know It,' 'Secretariat,' and More