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2 yaps

Ginger & Rosa

This coming-of-age drama set in 1960’s London should compel, but slow timing and low stakes make it a snoozer. Continue reading

5 yaps

American Beauty (1999)

Sam Mendes’ debut film stuns with its thrillingly cinematic depiction of suburbia. Continue reading

Coming to DVD & Blu-ray Oct. 30

Election season gets down and dirty with Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis in “The Campaign” and Paul Dano is a struggling writer whose words come to life, literally, in “Ruby Sparks” on DVD & Blu-ray this week. Continue reading

4 yaps

Ruby Sparks

A young writer’s perfect dreamgirl comes to life, and it only gets more awkward from there. Continue reading

Austin’s Top 10 of 2010

Since all of the other cool kids were doing it, Austin also made a Top Ten list. Continue reading

4.5 yaps

The Kids Are All Right

Flawed humans, sharply drawn and spiritedly portrayed, populate this winning dramedy from Lisa Cholodenko. Continue reading

Summer Oscars 2010

In this week’s show, Joe and Chris look at the best — and worst — that summer 2010 had to offer. Continue reading

Heroes of the Zeroes: Open Range

“Open Range” — an old-school Western with one of the Zeroes’ greatest gunfights — continues Nick Rogers’ daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009. Continue reading

4.5 yaps

The Kids Are All Right

Carefully observant and splendidly acted, this comedy/drama from Lisa Cholodenko looks at an alternative family. Continue reading

4.5 yaps

Mother and Child

This trio of stories about mothers separated and brought together by adoptions is a superbly acted drama. Continue reading