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Culture, The Exhibitionist Talking With John Hillcoat, Director of <i>Triple 9</i>

Talking With John Hillcoat, Director of Triple 9

John Hillcoat’s Triple 9 starts out as a heist film and drags itself through the mud to become something of a psychological thriller. Although it ropes in any number of bad-boy action-movie tropes — an icily malevolent Kate Winslet…
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Film, "How to Make Money Selling Drugs": War as Video Game

"How to Make Money Selling Drugs": War as Video Game

Writer-director Matthew Cooke's documentary makes the case that America's war on drugs is and always has been highly deadly, deeply corrupt, and insanely wasteful. Clearly Cooke thought a lot about how to package this stinging social critique, and ultimately he…
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Dining, SFoodie Cookies in Muffins, Padma Lakshmi on Lentils, and Fishing Kills Whales

Cookies in Muffins, Padma Lakshmi on Lentils, and Fishing Kills Whales

It's a cookie...baked inside a muffin! A COOKIE BAKED INSIDE A MUFFIN! I can't even. See Also:…
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Calendar, Night&Day The Messenger

The Messenger

I'm Not There screenwriter Oren Moverman makes his directorial debut with The Messenger, a moving and nuanced drama about the home-front readjustment period for decorated Iraq War hero Will Montgomery (Ben Foster) who, after surviving a roadside blast, has been…
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Calendar, Night&Day Don't Kill

Don't Kill

I'm Not There screenwriter Oren Moverman makes his directorial debut with The Messenger, a moving and nuanced drama about the home-front readjustment period for decorated Iraq War hero Will Montgomery (Ben Foster) who, after surviving a roadside blast, has been…
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Film, Personal Foul

Personal Foul

Semi-Pro is much better than Blades of Glory, which wasn't nearly as good as Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, which was a little better than Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, which was almost as funny as Old…
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Film, Mr. Schrader Goes to Washington

Mr. Schrader Goes to Washington

Paul Schrader's cinema is largely defined by the pathology of his male protagonists, and with The Walker, he's added a striking new character to his gallery of loners. Carter Page III (Woody Harrelson) is the degenerate scion of a political…
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Film, Mine Kampf

Mine Kampf

When we first see the protagonist of North Country, a working-class heroine portrayed by a deglamorized Charlize Theron, she's sporting a black eye and a slight limp, the results of an encounter with her abusive husband. We soon learn that…
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Film, Moore's the Pity

Moore's the Pity

It's always hard to pan an earnest film, especially one by a first-time director. And The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio, a plucky striver if there ever was one, can't find a single cynical note on the scale. Essentially a…
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Film, Redemption Thong

Redemption Thong

The witless inanity of After the Sunset is so numbing that the sole reason for any living creature to sit through it -- man, woman, or household pet -- is to marvel at the speed and variety of actress Salma…
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Calendar, Performance We Are the Concert

We Are the Concert

SUN 4/20 Remember that weird (yet kinda cute) hippie chick who climbed a tree in California and lived in it for a while? Betcha can't remember her name. All right then, here's help: She's Julia Butterfly Hill. But good guess.…
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Calendar, Night&Day

Night+Day

wednesday june 25 Summer Lovin' It wasn't all flowers in the hair during the Bay Area's late '60s, as the exhibit "Summer of Love: Revolution and Evolution" makes clear. While languid druggies were splayed out in the grass nodding to…
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Bowling for Dullards

Boldly repugnant, Kingpin enters the summer movie fray like a breath of fresh swill -- and, honestly, given the state of film comedy these days, that's not such a bad thing. With multiplexes clogged with bland, virtually laugh-free comedies, Kingpin…
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