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At its core, Iron Man 3 is a screwball comedy about Tony Stark and Pepper Potts, post-intergalactic invasion. What makes it so enjoyable as formulaic escapist entertainment are the little tweaks that Black has made to the template.

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How do you follow the latest from writer/director/auteur Terrence Malick? With possibly the biggest summer movie of the year, duh. Trey and Trevan are a man down this week, with Eric hanging out in New Orleans or something. Honestly, who knows what he does. Trey talks To The Wonder, one of Malick’s more accessible and beautiful efforts. While [...]

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The armored avenger’s third outing is a high-speed, action-heavy romp that deepens some existing characters, introduces some interesting new ones and is surprisingly funny throughout.

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Martin Scorsese isn’t really the kind of director you would expect to mount a big-budget family film, but once its clear that the beautifully shot ‘Hugo’ is both an adventure movie and a love letter to restoring classic cinema, it all makes sense.

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For 1 Year, 100 Movies, contributor/filmmaker Trey Hock is watching all of AFI’s 100 Years, 100 Movies list (compiled in 2007) in one year. His reactions to each film are recorded here twice a week until the year (and list) is up! As I move towards the final films on AFI’s list, directors who have [...]

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Up until about a week ago, not much was known about “Shutter Island.” It’s the fourth collaboration between Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio, it’s based on a Dennis Lehane novel of the same name and its release date was spontaneously pushed back from October 2009 to February 2010. Add to that, DiCaprio’s relative low profile [...]

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Jonathan Glazer’s Sexy Beast is one of those rare contemporary thrillers that actually creates an unnerving sense of suspense, rather than rely on lame gun battles and car chases where you know exactly what the outcome will be. Surprisingly enough, this year, Memento and With A Friend Like Harry are already stellar examples of this. [...]

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