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‘Twas the Week Before Christmas in Theaters

Hope Madden Hope Madden ‘Twas the Week Before Christmas in Theaters

The holiday onslaught is here! It’s not the greatest pre-Christmas haul we’ve seen, but it is far from the worst. Here’s a quick what’s-what. Aquaman by Matt Weiner A movie that brings together Willem Dafoe, Nicole Kidman, Julie Andrews and Dolph Lundgren is inevitably going to have a lot going on. That’s certainly the case […]

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The Top 30 Films of 2018

Hope Madden Hope Madden The Top 30 Films of 2018

Who said 2018 was a weak year in movies? We did not. In fact, 2018 offered such a bounty, we had a hard time cutting down our list of the year’s best. So we didn’t! Thanks to Rachel Willis, Matt Weiner, Brandon Thomas, Christie Robb and Cat McAlpine for working with us this year to […]

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Bad Horror, Brilliant Indies In Theaters

Hope Madden Hope Madden Bad Horror, Brilliant Indies In Theaters

Remember all those movies that came out last weekend? Pickings are slimmer this week, but the indies in town are so great that you should make the effort. The Possession of Hannah Grace by Hope Madden Do you ever watch a movie and wonder how it got that elusive green light? I just did. The […]

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Grinch V Nazi Zombies V Lisbeth Salander—Take Your Bets

George Wolf George Wolf Grinch V Nazi Zombies V Lisbeth Salander—Take Your Bets

Cash grabs and Oscar hopefuls, riveting documentaries and watery melodramas, ass-kicking women and Nazi zombies—that’s a week! A smorgasbord — a little of it very healthy, a lot of it just tasty, and a bit of stuff you’ll regret. Eat up! Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch by George Wolf Before we get to the Whos, let’s […]

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Smallfoot, Little Hart and Indies Worth a Look in Theaters

Hope Madden Hope Madden Smallfoot, Little Hart and Indies Worth a Look in Theaters

One more week until the Oscar contenders and the seasonal blockbusters come a-knockin.’ Venom and A Star Is Born, followed in quick succession by the new Halloween, the new Suspiria, then full-fledged awards season. It’s quick approaching! How to waste time between then and now? Night School is probably not your best bet, although Smallfoot offers […]

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Bigger Predators, Nuttier Nick Cage—Your Week in Movies

Hope Madden Hope Madden Bigger Predators, Nuttier Nick Cage—Your Week in Movies

Oscar contenders, predators, South African Clint Eastwoods, social satires and a movie more unhinged than an unhinged Nic Cage—whew! Quite a week at the box office! Here’s the skinny on your options. The Predator by Hope Madden Shane Black loves him some 80s, doesn’t he? The over-the-top machismo, the sentimentality, the tasteless and insensitive one-liners—the […]

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Prayers, Paperbacks and Payback in Theaters this Weekend

Hope Madden Hope Madden Prayers, Paperbacks and Payback in Theaters this Weekend

Badass women, disregarding the desires of others and following their own (often bloody, sometimes bookish) paths—that’s the theme for this week in movies. It’s an off week, sure, but it’s crammed to bursting with splashy, trashy time-wasters, and that’s always fun. Well, I mean, The Nun is not exactly fun… The Nun by Hope Madden […]

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