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4.5 yaps

Foxcatcher

A masterpiece of mood that subverts expectations of explosive moments and steadily simmers under your skin. Continue reading

British Film Focus

The BAFTA nominations have been released and it’s slim pickings for British films out in the coming month. Plus, some plot details for The Hobbit 2 and 3. Continue reading

4 yaps

Coriolanus

Ralph Fiennes’ grandiose, modernistic adaptation of the little-known Shakespeare play didn’t get as much attention as it deserved. Continue reading

Coming to DVD & Blu-ray Feb. 7

William Shakespeare is questioned as a fraud in “Anonymous” and later this week, Bella and Edward return in “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part One.” Continue reading

4.5 yaps

Anonymous

In some ways, crafting a fantasy out of the life of an artist is the ultimate tribute to his creativity. True or not, “Anonymous” is a ripping good story. Continue reading

Heroes of the Zeroes: Venus

“Venus” — Peter O’Toole’s Oscar-nominated turn as a rogue in repose — continues Nick Rogers’ daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009. Continue reading

Letters to Juliet

“Letters to Juliet” is a unique creature, as it is a romantic comedy that doesn’t fall into the usual ruts associated with the genre. Continue reading

3.5 yaps

Letters to Juliet

A cut above the average romantic comedy, “Letters to Juliet” is hampered by a star-cussed Romeo. Continue reading

4.5 yaps

Blow-Up (1966)

Michelangelo Antonioni’s 1966 classic was seen as a celebration of swinging London, but there’s much more going on underneath. Continue reading