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Three More Mini-Reviews: Hard Candy, The Sentinel and, uh, Stick It
From my big list of 2006 movies, here are the three latest—the good, the bad and the fugly. Hard Candy - 9/10 - A gripping, closed-room psychological thriller with fantastic acting. Ellen Page and Patrick Wilson offer great performances, making…
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It’s the Movie, Stupid
Via the Moxie blog, this is the most interesting article I’ve read about movie economics in a long time. It’s written by Lynda Obst, a veteran Hollywood producer, and echoes the media balkanization message we’ve been hearing for the past…
Continue reading entry #3631
Hard Candy is Troubling and Problematical
After a string of Canadian films, Nova Scotian Ellen Page is getting her big Hollywood break in X-Men 3. I’m more interested to see a smaller film in which she stars: Hard Candy. It looks hard to watch but pretty…
Continue reading entry #3605
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Is 'The Legend of Simon Conjurer' a Real Movie?
Rejected Titles for 'Snakes on a Plane'
April's Been a Good Month for Movies
Titanic Two: The Surface
Trust the Man Looks Like a Charming Movie
At the Quarter Mark on My Movie List
Celebrity Spotted: Carly Pope
Brokeback Truck On Auction
That's One Impressive Light Saber Duel
Where Do Movies Come From?
I Finally Bought a DVD/HD Recorder
Oscar Contest Results
LazyWeb Request: Tabulate My Oscar Contest
USB Movies for Travellers
Two Videos You've Probably Seen
My Oscar Picks
What Goes in the Oscar Bag?
Kevin Smith on Superman Lives
Going 55
CSA and Darwin's Nightmare
Flixster Has Nothing to Do With Flickr
Actresses That Geeks Like
Cell Phones are the New Black
Has Anybody Seen "Japanese Story"
Another Barefoot Oscar Challenge...
Help With a Goofy Movie Contest
More on the Death of the Blockbuster
Game, Set and Match Point
Cuss Words Per Minute
Oscar Nominations Oot and Aboot
D & D and the Fear of Girls
Movies I Must Watch If They're On TV
Lazy Sunday Redone, Remixed, Rehashed
DVDs at the Door
Every Movie I See in 2006
Golden Globe Results for 2006
Behind the Scenes Video Blog for Superman Returns
Malick Recuts The New World Days After Release
Christian Movie Reviews and Brokeback Mountain
The Economics of Your Local Cinema
Men, Women and Going to the Movies
Spielberg's Munich and Sword of Gideon
My Top 10 Movies of 2005
A List of Year-End Lists
Blocking Cell Phones in Your Local Cinema
The Da Vinci Code Trailer is Out
Syriana Doesn't Apologize for Being Smart
Do Critics Care About No Pre-Screenings?
The Not-So-Secret History of Aeon Flux
From Eric Rice to Denzel's Phone Manner
Peer to Peer DVD Sharing with Peerflix
Superman is Jesus
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire: More of the Same
The Monkey Tie-In King
Three Promising Trailers: Munich, Syriana and The Producers
I Watched Something Explode on the Way Home
Recognizable Vancouver Locations in Films
What Scares You in the Movies?
An Adaptation of P.D. James's The Children of Men
Underrated Movies of the Last Decade
The Sci-Fi Canon
My Favourite Blog du Jour: Moxie Cinema
Serenity is a Lesson for Lucas
Alternate Take on 'The Shining'
25 Greatest Film Scores
Spartan: A Great Movie You Probably Haven't Seen
Documentary About a Reformatted Brain
ScaredSacred Opens in Vancouver
Star Wars: The Musical
One Day in September
Two Unusual Videos on Katrina
Zip.ca Buys VHQOnline
Cinema Jumps the Shark
Spotted in Vancouver: Leelee Sobieski
Executive Producer Credit Getting Pricey
Five Good Foreign Films
Fund Your Film on eBay
Reelfast 1, Darren 0
Much Ado About Oliver Stone
A Boatload of Movie Trailers
Ellen Page Gets Her Big Break in X-Men 3
Michael Bay, Maker of Hollywood's Dumbest Films
Movie Suckage Barely Affects Attendance
40 Things That Only Happen in the Movies
1.58 DVDs Per Week
Why Cinemas Suck, Reason #47
Statler and Waldorf at the Movies
Two Trailers: King Kong and The Transporter 2
Vicious Reviews of Bewitched
What's the Restricted Cat?
Has Anybody Entered the 48-Hour Film Festival?
More Star Wars Than Star Wars
Scary Doll Video
Has Hollywood Jumped the Shark?
I Walked Out of Sabah
Robin Williams at the Urban Well
Rent Trailer
Date Me Natalie
Who Wants the MacGuffin?
Two Nagging Questions About Star Wars
Traveling Underwear in the UK
Ships Take Off, Ships Land
Our Inevitable March to the Matrix Continues
Anthony Lane Reviews Revenge of the Sith
Last Star Wars Movie, My Hairy Tauntaun
Star Wars Radio Ads from 1977
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Trailer
Why Do You Like Office Space?
40 Reasons Why Star Wars Sucks
Hollywood Runs Out of Ideas, Again
Adieu, Capitol Six
They're Still Finding Stuff in Egypt
Life After Darth
The Chronicles of Narnia
Soderbergh Plans Simultaneous Release
Celebirty Spotted: John Cusack
Movie Needs a Guide to the Funny
Why Fan Films Will Never Catch On
Wait a Week to See Revenge of the Sith
Bardem and Portman in Goya's Ghosts
How to Survive a Zombie Attack
Movie Manners Courtesy Cards
Thirty Years of Star Wars Stars
Downfall
Sin City: You Can Be Too Loyal
Swashbuckling Historical Dramas
DVDs More Profitable Than VHS
Sin City Is Amazingly Loyal to the Comic Book
Pasty Children and Dirty Water
Movies for Babies (and Parents)
Irish Cinema Goes Digital
Beautiful People in New Wes Craven Film
Who Should Play Wonder Woman?
New Star Wars Episode III Trailer
Queer Query Letters
I Find Your Lack of Pants Disturbing
Final Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Trailer
Train Scenes in Movies
Bollycat
Scorsese Got Screwed
My Oscar Picks
A Scanner Darkly Trailer
Amusing Movies from Coudal Partners
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Trailer
The Business and Politics of Trailers
Do You Buy DVDs You've Already Seen?
Four Days from Cinema to DVD
The Business of Movies
Kyle Cooper, Title Sequence Auteur
Alone in Its Awfulness
A Product Endorsement From the Hereafter
Good Maritime Movies
What Movie Should I See Today?
Hollywood Has a Short Memory
I'm Learning to Loathe Biopics
Robert De Niro, You Whore
Sin City Trailer
Rental Gem: Saved!
Is the Phantom Movie a Musical?
Blockbuster Eliminating Late Fees
How To Win an Oscar
Closer and Enduring Love
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Trailer
They Fired Tom Stoppard?
Top 100 Overlooked Films of the 1990s
Wil Smith in Hitch
The Star Wars Christmas Special
Box Office Wrap-up at Tagline
Production Photos from HG2G
Leaked Fantastic Four Trailer
Video Games are the New Black
Star Wars Episode III Teaser Trailer Online
Stair Rails for Bikes
Truth in Movie Posters
Which Cell this Princess of Yours Is In
Very Flinching Satire
Nick Nolte's Weblog
MPAA Bearish on Puppet Oral Sex
A Lousy Year for Movies
New Work from the Red vs. Blue Auteurs
The Guy Who Always Plays the Scientist
Scared Sacred
When Will It Be Over?
Vancouver's Cinematic Ubiquity
Engadget Interviews Darth Vader
Can You Clean That Up a Little?
50 Underappreciated Films
The Guardian's Top Ten Sci-Fi Films
The Future of Filmmaking?
Hollywood Forever
Code 46
In Praise of Milla
We're Bullish on Actual Sex in the Movies
Uncertainty and the Dog Days of August
I am Jack's Bulging Wallet
Closer
Poster Designers, Take Note
100-Word Review: Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle
Nobody Notices the Sound Design
Talk During the Movie, Get Pepper-Sprayed
Will Smith Has to Save the World, Again
Childhood Terrors
10 Dumb Moments in Sci-Fi
Ratings Creep
De Burgh Buys Chestbuster
The Need for Religious Silence
When Did Sequels Get So Good?
On Fahrenheit 9/11
Polish Movie Posters
The Audience Isn't Listening Anymore
The Implausibility of the Death Star's Trash Compactor
Pity the Poor Movie Industry
THX 1138 and Messing Around with Movies
Fahrenheit 9/11 Keeps Its R Rating
The Many Talents of Ewan McGregor
A Very Strange Matinee
Honey, Let's Download a Movie
Insight into the Art-House
Lemme In, I Gots My R-Card
Bitten by Van Helsing
I Have Seen the Future...
Steam Boy Cometh
No Man's Land
Indiana Jones is Having a Garage Sale
From Dawn til Dusk at the Gap
100 Greatest Movie Characters of All Time
Empty Prayer, Empty Mouths, Talk About the Passion
Amandla!
Sex Doesn't Sell?
100 Movies That Deserve More Love
Good-Natured Yuck Fest or Biting Satire
My Ideal Seat
Careful Who You Shush
Living Dead Unseat Reborn
Haiku Reviews
The Convergence of Porn and Mainstream Cinema
Acting with the Camera
We Have a Winner!
Movies. They're Not Worth It
Scantily-Cladness
My Oscar Picks
I Have Seen This Entire Movie Before...
Don't Forget the Oscar Contest
Kowabunga, Finally, a Movie
I'm Bullish on Gigli
Take the Barefoot Oscar Challenge
Give Us Cinema or, Like, Give Us Death
Who Makes These Movie List Memes?
Winning Oscars the Poor, White Trash Way
Somebody's Got an Inferiority Complex
The Great Work Begins
(Another) Year of the Sequel
Molly Parker
I'm Getting on the Elevator Today...
New York Times's Top Ten Movies Lists
Movies by Mail
Working in the Movies
Col' Mountain
Relinquishing Drapery for Nature's Garb
Top Ten War Movies
In America
Paycheque...er...Paycheck
The Fascinating Story of the Wilhelm
Darba NeSca, did you fix that moisture vaporator?
Ring a Ling Ding
Hollywood Runs out of Ideas, Part 4
This Would So Be Me...
Hollywood Runs out of Ideas, Part 3
Mel Gibson's Christ's Passion
Lost in Translation
Angels in America Redux
A Lesbian Guide to TV and the Movies
I Pity the Fool Movie
Fake Movie Fan Sites
Unfunny Time Travel Movies
Buying DVDs
The Matrix Explained, Kind Of
What is (Up With) the Matrix?
Craptastic Movies
Punisher Web Site
Where Has the Sex Gone?
Another Thing About Underworld
Review of the Matr...I mean Underworld
Thirteen (out of a Hundred)

 

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