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The Rover movie review

The Rover

Australian writer/director David Michôd’s sophomore effort suffers from occasional dry spells.
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Guy, Interrupted

After films like "L.A. Confidential" and "Memento," Guy Pearce seemed on the path to A-list stardom. How did he get lost along the way?

Iron Man 3 -  inside

Iron Man 3

After three solo outings and an Avengers tie-in, Iron Man is showing lots of rust.
Iron Man 3 -  inside

Iron Man 3

Over time, superhero mythology gets junked up with tertiary characters and subplots. "Iron Man 3" has taken this hardware as far as it can go.

Prometheus - inside


A narrative mess, "Prometheus" is nonetheless a worthy cinematic experience, a potpourri of Ridley Scott's flair for sumptuous visuals and sly, creepy mood-building.


Taken on terms of arrested-adolescence action movies, "Lockout" finds itself in pass-fail territory. Consider it a success by way of social promotion.

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Mildred Pierce

James M. Cain's cautionary tale of pride and motherhood gets the star treatment from director Todd Haynes, a formidable Kate Winslet and an accomplished cast.

Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark

Piecemeal treats are fun here, but never add up to a cumulative chill. Honestly, the most frightening things it has to offer are end credits with Comic Sans.