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Newlywed couple Ted and Tami-Lynn want to have a baby, but in order to qualify to be a parent, Ted will have to prove he’s a person in a court of law.

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Credit is due to Blue Sky Studios, who have always sided on the lighter, funnier side of the family animated feature. It took some nerve to do something like Epic, which is much more cinematic and straight-faced than previous work like Rio and Robots.

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A fascinating inside look into the making of what some have called the Gone With the Wind of porno flicks, Lovelace is most successful when allowing its characters room to explore their emotional topography.

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Hooper actively undermines what is powerful about the stage version of ‘Les Misérables,’ and doesn’t use his camera’s frame effectively to add anything of value.

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The boys return with the next-to-last podcast before the holiday break. This week, Trey discusses the Kansas City Film Critics Circle’s annual awards voting, Eric and Trevan jump into Jack Reacher, the latest from Tom Cruise and writer/director Christopher McQuarrie, and everyone dives into Judd Apatow’s This is 40 before moving on to Tom Hooper’s take on Les Miserables. [...]

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The 1980s smash-hit stage musical Les Misérables arrives on the big screen in a punishing movie adaptation from director Tom Hooper that may very well prove to be the “adult” equivalent of the Twilight series.

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We have advance passes to see GONE in Kansas City and we want you to have them! In the new suspense thriller GONE, Jill Parrish (Amanda Seyfried) comes home from a night shift to discover her sister Molly has been abducted. Jill, who had escaped from a kidnapper a year before, is convinced that the same serial killer has come back for her sister. Afraid that Molly will be dead by sundown, Jill embarks on a heart-pounding chase to find the killer, expose his secrets and save her sister.

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Justin Timberlake goes sci-fi in ‘In Time’ and Gus Van Sant showcases more young adults living with heavy problems in ‘Restless,’ this week on DVD and Blu-ray.

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Movie Review: Chloe

by Alan Rapp on March 25, 2010

in Print Reviews

What makes a good erotic thriller? The simplest method I’ve found is what I call “the giggle test.” If either or both the dramatic and sexually-charged scenes of a movie make you giggle (or groan), it fails the test. An erotic thriller that makes you guffaw uncontrollably may become a cult classic (see Showgirls), but [...]

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