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The Ben Stiller of the 1990s, that is.
Martin Scorsese flexes his muscles. makes another all-time great film.
Spike Jonze has created a transcendent work of absolute beauty.
But it's not as funny as ANCHORMAN.
Best to use the pull out method when it comes to the new Vince Vaughn movie.
Girl power will melt even the iciest heart in Disney's triumphant new cartoon.
What sadness lurks in the hearts of Disney creators? SAVING MR. BANKS knows.
Peter Berg's paean to the Navy SEALs misses the real story of courage.
The second film in the HUNGER GAMES series bests the original in every way.
THOR: THE DARK WORLD fixes almost every problem that THOR had, making it a rare sequel that improves on the first film.
Ridley Scott's new movie is widely hated and tanked at the box office. Devin thinks it deserves more consideration.
Robert Redford stars in the utimate movie about WASPs silently suffering.
Like all teens, Carrie just wants to get to prom and get it over with.
What if you made a found footage horror comedy and it was the worst thing ever? You'd have made GHOST TEAM ONE.
This French-Canadian lesbian drama goes for the unexpected.
Revisit the review from SXSW because ZERO CHARISMA is now on VOD!
Is it okay to be disappointed if a movie is only really great and not a masterpiece?
Eli Roth revives the jungle cannibal genre with a movie that hits all the right notes.
Found footage fighty vampires travel Europe in this disappointing waste of good characters.
But one that ultimately disappoints.
Is the 3D rerelease of the classic film worth seeing? Devin thinks so.
James Wan is taking chances this time, and BLAIR WITCH 2: THE BOOK OF SHADOWS defender Brian loves it.
Brian is impressed by the sheer bravado of this movie's loathsome content.
The third film in the RC Cola of scifi series, RIDDICK brings the stripped down action and the complicated psychosexuality.
The final film in the Cornetto Trilogy is hilarious, boozy and really smart about the human condition.
Bounty hunters track and kill the Donald Trumps of a future world. Also: Gary Busey.
Flat and lifeless, KICK-ASS 2 can't even offend properly.
Believe it or not James Mangold's THE WOLVERINE is pretty good.
The latest collaboration between Nicolas Winding Refn and Ryan Gosling is brilliant. Is it also a spit in the face of DRIVE fans?
It's kaiju versus mech in a movie that epitomizes what blockbuster cinema can be.
Gore Verbinski and Johnny Depp crap all over the iconic hero.
Channing Tatum and Jamie Foxx battle terrorists in the White House in Roland Emmerich's rollicking new film.
Alex Winter's Napster documentary sheds light on a historical moment.
Be careful what you wish for.
Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg somehow took a dreadful, in-joke laden concept and made it into a movie that will make you physically hurt from laughing.
Zack Snyder and Christopher Nolan join forces to make the Superman movie you've always wanted to see. But is it good enough?
Bobcat Goldthwait's latest film is a low budget, high tension found footage movie.
Devin gets very spoilery as he explains why STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS is a dumb, bad movie.
Baz Luhrmann's newest film has problems, but they are worth it.
This scifi home invasion movie never does justice to its great premise.
Devin loves IRON MAN 3, and he tells you why in spoiler detail.
A black comedy on steroids, PAIN & GAIN is Michael Bay's true calling.
The new film from Tom Cruise and the director of TRON LEGACY is a tedious slog through stupidity.
The latest parody film feels like an issue of Mad Magazine... but not a particularly great one.
This telling of Jackie Robinson breaking the major league baseball color barrier layers on the schmaltz.
BC takes a look at the new mobster movie Blu from Andrew Dominik.
Paramount's GI JOE sequel attempts to course correct from the first film. Does it succeed?
Never, ever waste your Buscemi.
Mostly harmless, Douglas Adams might have said.
A funny, sweet and honest movie about the lives of real nerds.
The remake of Sam Raimi's classic is gory but directionless.
Park Chan-wook has successfuly come to America with STOKER, bringing everything perverse and delightful with him.
The alternate headline was 'Fee Fie Fuck You.'
This new Rock vehicle is mostly talking about prison sentencing... but somehow it works.
Warning: this review totally spoils the batshit ending of the latest Nicholas Sparks weepy romance.
It's not even March and already we have a guaranteed movie for all your Worst of the Year lists.
Nine years after PRIMER Shane Carruth returns with a metaphorical scifi love story that will confound and enlighten.
WARM BODIES may not raise the dead, but it's pretty damn charming.
Keegan Michael Key steals the new horror comedy from Thomas Lennon and Robert Ben Garant.
Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij make a very disappointing follow-up to SOUND OF MY VOICE.
With the tone of a classic young adult story, Jeff Nichol's MUD is a 180 from the dour TAKE SHELTER.
Broad, fun and shallow, GANGSTER SQUAD is the unthinking man's LA CONFIDENTIAL.
This terrible movie will finally kill Leatherface and family.
Kathryn Bigelow applies New Journalism to cinema and creates one of the movies of the year - if not the decade.
The sad story of a white family who lost all their luggage while having to see lots of Thai people dying in a tsunami.
It's not as bad as you feared, not as good as you hoped.
An examination of the strangely similar themes in Ang Lee's LIFE OF PI and John Ford's THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE.
Romania 1989 - one fucked up place!
The new documentary co-directed by Ken Burns will fill you with righteous rage.
Don't let the shitty title and uninspired marketing fool you - this is a great animated adventure movie.
Everything else is shit, though.
Polish the Oscars, and warm up the accolades: this is the best Daniel Day-Lewis performance ever, and it's one of the best Spielberg movies ever.
David O. Russell makes an Oscar bait quirk film that is actually enjoyable.
A review of the tense Danish negotiation procedural.
Fill in all the plane crash words to describe how bad this move is.
The latest found footage scare film is a boring piece of shit.
A forced attempt to introduce a new franchise villain works only on the most basic levels.
The winner of the AMD Next Wave Best Director prize is a surprisingly funny, dark movie.
Nicholás López's earthquake horror bloodies Eli Roth - and maybe the audience.
Two space aliens come to our planet to deliver folk music while saving the world.
Devin reviews the Fantastic Fest Audience Award winner.
The makers of BEST WORST MOVIE are back with a surprisingly moving doc about Halloween, haunted houses and the creative impulse.
A lot of bullets ruin a lot of heads in this tightly wound siege film.
A documentary about Danny Lutz, the oldest child of the real Amityville Horror, reveals a truly wounded man wrestling with deep trauma. But is it demonic or even more sinister?
Paul Thomas Anderson's latest film covers cults and men and unconsummated love.
Jordan loves the new Gael Garcia Bernal movie about how a dopey TV jingle ousted a fascist leader.
The Wachowskis and Tom Tykwer have created a seminal movie of the 21st century.
This raunchy lady comedy never rises above sitcom level.
More than THE EXORCIST with lox, THE POSSESSION is a creepily effective horror movie that also happens to have some family drama.
The sequel vastly improves on the tedious original. It's still dumb as hell, though.
Jeremy Renner picks up the franchise ably, but is ably enough to warrant more movies?
Todd says this film will occupy your bootie.
Nolan has finished his Bat trilogy. Is THE DARK KNIGHT RISES a fitting end?
Sony's too-soon reboot is charming enough at the beginning but quickly turns into a boring, generic, badly made superhero mess.
Brian's just as surprised as you are to find out the creator of THE FAMILY GUY has a funny movie in him.
Last night Devin saw the legendarily lost ending of Saul Bass' one and only directorial effort, the hyper-intelligent ant movie PHASE IV.
Takashi Miike adapts a popular legal video game, and the results are insufferable.
Jordan says this might be CHINESE PIE. Or Maybe CHINESE REUNION.
From the New York Asian Film Festival: A Japanese take on the Unabomber... with ghosts.