Posts Tagged ‘2009’
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MOVIE REVIEWS
 
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Movies You Aught Not Watch: Old Dogs

"Old Dogs" — which essentially pees down its leg and calls it comedy — continues Nick Rogers' weekly, alphabetical look back at the 52 worst films of 2000-2009.
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Heroes of the Zeroes: A Serious Man

"A Serious Man" — in which the Coens sneer not at anyone, but everyone — continues Nick Rogers' look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.

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Heroes of the Zeroes: The Road

"The Road" — an unexpectedly uplifting parable of faith & fatherhood at world's end — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.
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Heroes of the Zeroes: Public Enemies

"Public Enemies" — Michael Mann's period-piece foray into poetic violence — continues Nick Rogers' look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.

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Heroes of the Zeroes: Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ By Sapphire

A harrowing story of self-reliance continues Nick Rogers' look at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.
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Heroes of the Zeroes: Observe and Report

"Observe and Report" — a cringe-comedy precursor of sorts to a newscast about a massacre — continues Nick Rogers' look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.

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Movies You Aught Not Watch: Knowing

"Knowing" — an anticlimactic, idiotic leap into M. Night Shyamalan-ian insanity — continues Nick Rogers' look back at the 52 worst films of 2000-2009.
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Heroes of the Zeroes: The Messenger

"The Messenger" — a draining drama about death, but not a numbing one — continues Nick Rogers' look at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.

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Movies You Aught Not Watch: I Am Sam

"I Am Sam" — where Sean Penn did indeed go "full retard" — continues Nick Rogers' look at the 52 worst films of 2000-2009.
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Heroes of the Zeroes: Inglourious Basterds

"Inglourious Basterds" — what Quentin Tarantino's half of "Grindhouse" should've been — continues Nick Rogers' look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.

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Heroes of the Zeroes: The Informant!

"The Informant!" — about a whistle-blower full of hot air — continues Nick Rogers’ daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.
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Heroes of the Zeroes: In the Loop

"In the Loop" — filled with diabolical wit and depressing truths about boomeranging war policy — continues Nick Rogers' look at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.

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Heroes of the Zeroes: The Hurt Locker

"The Hurt Locker" — the Zeroes' best fictional film about the real war — continues Nick Rogers' look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.
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Heroes of the Zeroes: The Hangover

"The Hangover" — a hurting-face comic cocktail served neat with a sidecar of Tabasco — continues Nick Rogers' look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.