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A Bridge Too Far (1977)

Virtually forgotten on American shores, “A Bridge Too Far” is perhaps the last of the great World War II epics made. Continue reading

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Superman Revisited

In honor of “Man of Steel,” Sam takes a look back at “Superman,” which is as much an epic American biopic as it is a superhero spectacle. Continue reading

At the Mountains of Movie Madness — Week Six

This week’s random selections include some really fantastic movies, including a James Bond parody and a dark film about a great stand-up comic. Continue reading

Heroes of the Zeroes: The Royal Tenenbaums

“The Royal Tenenbaums” — about a family fractured by envy and fumbling for empathy — continues Nick Rogers’ look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009. Continue reading