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Lincoln movie review: four snore and seven years ago

Lincoln movie review: four snore and seven years ago

Luke Buckmaster February 7, 2013 6 Comments

Steven Spielberg's biopic of Abraham Lincoln arrives with a star-studded cast, no cheese and measured direction. So how can that be a bad thing?

Lights, camera, smut: the year Hollywood got its rocks off

Lights, camera, smut: the year Hollywood got its rocks off

Luke Buckmaster November 27, 2012

It's hardly a secret that in the movie business, sex sells. But this year Hollywood got its pants off -- and took crazy kink to another level.

Men in Black 3 movie review: black to the future

Men in Black 3 movie review: black to the future

Luke Buckmaster May 22, 2012 6 Comments

To inject some energy into a franchise that ran out of gas a decade ago, dribbling whatever it had left onto the asphalt of asinine ancillary-reaping mega fare in the woebegone Men in Black 2 (2002), Men in Black 3 — the sequel nobody asked for, wanted or expected — arrives as an unofficial Back to the […]

The Company Men movie review: more than does the job

The Company Men movie review: more than does the job

Luke Buckmaster March 10, 2011 1 Comment

Comparisons between Jason Reitman’s Up in the Air (2009) and writer/director John Wells’ The Company Men are inevitable. Both revolve around the dark side of corporate life, where desperate people lose their jobs and their livelihood, but take starkly different approaches: the former a droll dramedy following a man who fires people for a living […]