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The Truman Show (1998)

Peter Weir’s eerily prescient take on the invasive nature of media made good use of Jim Carrey’s early manic comic persona. Continue reading

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The Fifth Estate

Well-acted but ineptly plotted, this look at Julian Assange and his anti-secrecy crusade is a better idea for a movie than the one they made. Continue reading

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Hyde Park on Hudson

Enjoyable in its pieces, but I wish “Hyde Park on Hudson” had a better sense of itself. Continue reading

Nick’s 25 Best, 5 Worst and More of 2012

French actor. British spies. U.S. presidents. German dentist. Alaskan wolves. Indonesian thugs. Japanese chefs. Bengal tigers. It’s Nick’s best & worst of 2012. Continue reading

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Hyde Park on Hudson

I enjoyed “Hyde Park on Hudson” for what it was. But I wish the film had a better sense of itself. Continue reading

Heroes of the Zeroes: You Can Count On Me

“You Can Count On Me” — a compelling, sometimes comic story about contradictory siblings — continues Nick Rogers’ look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009. Continue reading

Movies You Aught Not Watch: Man of the Year

“Man of the Year” — where Robin Williams is to topical comedy as Lawrence Welk is to smoking jazz — continues Nick Rogers’ look at the worst films of 2000-2009. Continue reading

Heroes of the Zeroes: The Mothman Prophecies

“The Mothman Prophecies” — a campfire-ready chiller whose embers glow long after it’s over — continues Nick Rogers’ look at the 365 best films of 2000-2009. Continue reading

Heroes of the Zeroes: Love Actually

“Love Actually” — writer/director Richard Curtis’ feel-good tonic — continues Nick Rogers’ look at the 365 best films of 2000-2009. Continue reading

Movies You Aught Not Watch: The Exorcism of Emily Rose

“The Exorcism of Emily Rose” — the film equivalent of a doctoral thesis — continues Nick Rogers’ weekly look back at the 52 worst films of 2000-2009. Continue reading

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