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Recovering from ‘The Dark Knight’

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December 28, 2008

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Everyone needs to chill out over "The Dark Knight." Yes, it is a great movie and yes, it transcends the comic book genre. Unfortunately, though, people have talked it to death. I find myself tired of it by now when I try to...

Hollywood’s Hall of Presidents

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November 6, 2008

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With a new president and changing government, we present the top five political films, as well as a soon-to-be classic “W.” may well be the best film of the year. However, it is only one of many great political based movi...

‘W.’ stuns with emotional portrayal

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November 6, 2008

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In an early scene from “W.,” a character says, “Politics do not define a human being. There’s more to people than how they vote.” This statement is the key to director Oliver Stone’s (“Platoon,” “JFK,” “Wall...

A look back at the sequels to my favorite film

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October 30, 2008

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It should be well-known by now that my favorite film of all time is "The Matrix." It is the perfect blend of "popcorn entertainment," thought-provoking philosophies, and human drama (the three main attractions to moviegoing in...

Ready for the dawn?

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October 30, 2008

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This year, movies are taking a refreshing change of direction. Although it was a great year for film, 2007 was awfully grim in overall tone. With stark thrillers like "Zodiac" and "No Country for Old Men" and hard-hitting meta...

Diagnosing Dubya: The early word on Oliver Stone’s George W. Bush biopic

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September 30, 2008

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A storm is coming. Controversy is brewing. Oliver Stone, director of the Vietnam War epic “Platoon” as well as political thrillers “JFK” and “Nixon,” is tackling his most controversial subject yet: George W. Bush,...