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Owls are awesome. And Australian.

The Owls have landed. And they pack a heck of a punch in the action fantasy romp Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole. Zack Snyder’s first foray into animation intended for children is achingly beautiful. I’m not a big fan of Snyder–liked his Dawn of the Dead remake, hated Watchmen, and felt an […]

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Peter’s take on The Killer Inside Me, opening Sept. 17

The Killer Inside Me, directed by Michael Winterbottom (24 Hour Party People, A Mighty Heart) is an examination of one man’s descent into becoming a psychotic killer. Adapted from the novel written by Jim Thompson, Casey Affleck plays Lou Ford, a small town west Texas sheriff with a dark secret. Jessica Alba, Kate Hudson, Bill […]

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Swinton Smolders in “I Am Love”

Check out Kereth’s review of I Am Love at North Shore Art Throb.  I Am Love is playing in the screening room Friday, August 27-Thursday September 2.

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The Kids Are All Right opens August 20th

This year hasn’t seen a ton of best picture hopefuls. I can think of a few–Inception will probably get a nod, as will the tear-jerking final installment of Pixar’s Toy Story trilogy. Another one sure to pop up on the list is The Kids Are All Right, starring Annette Bening, Julianne Moore, and Mark Ruffalo. […]

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