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1 EW InherentVice 585 Movie News: First Inherent Vice Photo; Elijah Wood in Thrilling Open Windows Trailer

Inherent Vice: The first official photo from Paul Thomas Anderson’s adaptation of Thomas Pynchon’s Inherent Vice reveals Joaquin Phoenix and Josh Brolin in appropriate period costume — and hair. Set in the 1970s, the story follows a P.I. (Phoenix) and a Los Angeles police detective (Brolin) as they investigate the disappearance of a wealthy man. Reese Witherspoon, Benicio Del Toro, and… Continue reading Movie News: First 'Inherent Vice' Photo; Elijah Wood in Thrilling 'Open Windows' Trailer

In the Cold War-era submarine movie “Phantom” — in theaters this Friday — Ed Harris plays an about-to-retire Russian captain who’s forced to take one last voyage on a now-out-of-date ship. His crew includes a comrade on a mysterious mission (David Duchovny) who might put them all in peril.

Of course, peril is part of the job for

Ben%20Affleck%20Argo Argo Telluride Review: Tense, Funny and Thrilling, This is Ben Afflecks Strongest Film

When it comes to crazy plans, there’s a fine line between “just crazy enough to work” and “so crazy it won’t work.” That line is explored to great effect in Argo, a supremely entertaining and stimulating film, directed by Ben Affleck, about the time the CIA used a fake movie production to try to sneak Americans out of Iran during the 1979-81 hostage crisis… Continue reading 'Argo' Telluride Review: Tense, Funny and Thrilling, This is Ben Affleck's Strongest Film

300.lil.fella.lc.092210 Review: Legend of the Guardians One Seriously Dark and Thrilling Kid FlickReview in a Hurry: Visually thrilling Legend, about an idealistic owlet searching for the fabled Guardians, soars on the strength of its gorgeous 3-D animation and stellar voice cast. But the…
 Review: Legend of the Guardians One Seriously Dark and Thrilling Kid Flick

Review: The Town Is Thrilling and Tough—Except for All the Boring Parts

300.town.lc.082010 Review: The Town Is Thrilling and Tough—Except for All the Boring PartsReview in a Hurry: In his second film as a director, Ben Affleck returns to the crime-ridden streets of working-class Boston that made Gone Baby Gone so memorable. This time he heads to…
 Review: The Town Is Thrilling and Tough—Except for All the Boring Parts