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Video: Simon Pegg and Nick Frost's 'Star Wars'

Love the video! Hilarious! It's too bad I'd rather pay to see that again than "Paul".

March 18, 2011 at 12:36 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Review: 'The Roommate'

I hope you meant "Let the Right One In" rather than "Let Me In", though I understand the confusion when writing the titles. And agreed, the PG-13 rating and weak-willed approach to this film made it completely impossible to take seriously ... though the y-chromosome in me was happy to see Minka Kelly in whatever facet possible.

February 4, 2011 at 11:09 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Review: 'TRON: Legacy'

While the film itself is a bit of a snooze fest, it's rife for mockery and should make for an excellent Rifftrax!

December 17, 2010 at 8:17 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

News: SDFCS Gives Best Film to 'Winter's Bone'

FYI, "Winter's Bone" is available for rent and purchase on DVD/Blu-ray..

December 16, 2010 at 9:19 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Review: 'The Tourist'

Couldn't agree more about preferring to see "Wild Target" over this any day of the week and twice on ANY day of the week. "The Tourist" should be called "The Catwalk" for all the useless prancing that goes on.

December 10, 2010 at 9:13 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Guest Review: 'Race to Nowhere'

Great review! Couldn't agree more. "Waiting for 'Superman'" will hopefully breed discussion but I found its particular effectiveness severely lacking.

December 2, 2010 at 1:26 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Review: 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part One'

Beth, I understand where you coming from, in terms of this latest installment feeling like it was made for "Potterphiles" but I think that's a good thing when you get to the 7th film in a series. There's no reason for anyone to start here, and while I have never read a word of the books (waiting until the films are done), I followed 95% of everything just fine because I was so familiar with the films (rewatching the first 6 prior to seeing this).

Yes, the main trio's movements are repetitious but there are new elements introduced each time, and slight adjustments to the characters' mental fatigue (I'm sure being on the run for your life takes a toll). If you crammed the whole book into one film, sure you'd cut this stuff but I like having as much detail as possible for the resolution of the series. There's definitely a fiscal incentive for the studio to do so but it's also something the fans want, to see as much as possible from the book brought to the screen.

If you've followed the series on celluloid, you'll love this one. If you've read the books, you'll love this one. If you don't fit either description, then I have no idea why you'd be seeing this in the first place.

November 19, 2010 at 2:54 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Review: 'Monsters'

Nice connection to "Children of Men", Beth. I loved this film, because it was using the sci-fi as a backdrop for the human story at the core of things and because of Edwards' ability to utilize his paltry budget. He also framed everything so nicely and created some of the most beautiful looking shots of the year.

November 5, 2010 at 3:09 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Review: 'Let Me In'

Wholehearted agreement, Beth. If you haven't seen the original, this does the bare minimum and is far better than most in the genre done by Hollywood (I'm looking at you "Twilight"). However, the full beauty and subtlety isn't brought out unless one is willing to undergo the true horror for so many American audiences: reading subtitles.

October 2, 2010 at 12:10 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Review: 'Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps'

Not just bumper stickers; shirts, mugs, posters ... I want them all.

September 24, 2010 at 8:18 p.m. ( | suggest removal )