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Catfish movie. Real or fake?

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With the release of “I’m Still Here,” the mockumentary has officially come full circle. Actors have already played roles in documentary-style comedies (“This is Spinal Tap,” “Best in Show”), they’ve combined that format with real-life pranks (“Borat,” “Bruno”), and they’ve played fictional versions of themselves for laughs (“Curb Your Enthusiasm,” “Extras”). This time the performance [...]

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“Inception” ending confusing? Questions / answers revealed here. What is real and what is not? Does the reality of the constant dream-within-a-dream of “Inception” have you confused? UPDATE! 8/2/2010 below!!!!!! Our instant on-camera review of “Inception” with clips from the movie is right here. My in-depth print review, which covers theme and overall effectiveness of [...]

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Is “The Fourth Kind” real? Is the documentary footage shown in the film real or staged? Answers here.

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George saw the movie during Fantastic Fest last month. Read his take here. Mine follows below: Rarely do movie critics talk about the actual experience of seeing a film in the theater in their actual review. It happens sometimes, but it’s usually presented as an aside (the film broke, the crowd responded this way, the [...]

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“Paranormal Activity” movie review Find out why Eric’s actual theater-going experience ruined the movie for him here. I try really hard to go into movies without prejudice. But with the advertising tactics being employed to push “Paranormal Activity,” I’ve found it very difficult to not be extremely skeptical. Take a look at the posters. They’re [...]

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