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Film, "Life Itself": Roger Ebert Ascends Finally to the Screen

"Life Itself": Roger Ebert Ascends Finally to the Screen

In retrospect, it seems obvious that the best way to do a Roger Ebert appreciation piece is to do it in movie form. Director Steve James' profile of the world's most famous film critic isn't itself a work of criticism…
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Music, All Shook Down The 5 Worst Appearances by Musicians in Sci-Fi and Fantasy Films

The 5 Worst Appearances by Musicians in Sci-Fi and Fantasy Films

Apparently, someone behind the scenes at Game of Thrones has really bland taste in music. Now, in addition to Snow Patrol frontman Gary Lightbody making a cameo in Season 2, Coldplay drummer Will Champion is going to be joining the HBO…
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Calendar, Night&Day Be a Star

Be a Star

It started with this shit: "I didn't live to be 73 years old so I could eat kale. Don't fix me your breakfast and pretend you're fixing mine." This line of shit (we intend not as much disrespect as you…
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Home Entertainment, Game On Persona Grata

Persona Grata

The next-gen consoles are sexy as hell, but it's not all bad being the reigning "last-gen" champ, either. With more than 100 million PlayStation 2 consoles sold, software companies can afford to be a little adventurous — after all, even…
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This Movie Sucks

The reviews came as if through a bullhorn: The San Francisco Chronicle called it the worst of the decade, the Wall Street Journal called it the worst of the century, and the New York Times announced it had the "lamest…
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This Week's Day-by-Day Picks

Wednesday, March 2, 2005 Modern movie-watchers who've been exposed to Greta Garbo only through clips of scenes from her most famous roles, such as Camille's dying plea for solitude, often wonder what the big deal is. She's cute enough, sure,…
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Calendar, Night&Day Feast for the Soul

Feast for the Soul

It's hard to figure out which is the main attraction at Peaches Christ's annual summer movie series "Midnight Mass": The delicious romp through cinematic camp intended and otherwise, or the alternately hilarious and frightening pre-film spectacles Peaches tacks to the…
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