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5 yaps

Super 8

A throwback with all the makings of a modern-day classic, “Super 8″ is a must-see. Continue reading

Heroes of the Zeroes: Undercover Brother

“Undercover Brother” — better as a blaxploitation spoof than as silly-spy shtick — continues Nick Rogers’ daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009. Continue reading

Heroes of the Zeroes: Remember the Titans

“Remember the Titans” — a smart, stirring sports film with only one hokey Hail Mary — continues Nick Rogers’ daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009. Continue reading

4.5 yaps

Cemetery Junction

It didn’t play in America but this coming-of-age film really should have. It’s probably because of those unknowns like Ralph Fiennes and Ricky Gervais. Continue reading

Heroes of the Zeroes: Frost/Nixon

“Frost/Nixon” — a piece of history repurposed as commentary on TV’s power — continues Nick Rogers’ look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009. Continue reading

2 yaps

The Box

“The Box” wants to be a morality play but can’t seem to squeak past pedestrian paranoid conspiracy thriller. Continue reading

Heroes of the Zeroes: The Bank Job

“The Bank Job” — an indictment of British impropriety packed with powder-keg energy — continues Nick Rogers’ daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009. Continue reading

Heroes of the Zeroes: Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy

This comedy continues Nick Rogers’ look back at the 365 best movies of 2000-2009. Continue reading

Heroes of the Zeroes: Almost Famous

“Almost Famous” — Cameron Crowe’s trenchantly observed look at the allure of rock ‘n’ roll — continues Nick Rogers’ daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009. Continue reading

Malibu High (1979)

This flick is more dated than Jennifer Lopez. Continue reading