Tag Archives: Willem Dafoe

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Whose “Fault” is It Anyway?

Why did a bestseller set in Indianapolis, written in Indianapolis, by an author born in Indianapolis, end up being filmed in Pittsburgh? Continue reading

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The Fault in Our Stars

This tender-yet-sharp drama about young lovers with terminal cancer is true to the no-BS tone of John Green’s bestselling novel. Continue reading

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The Grand Budapest Hotel

After his last few misfires, Wes Anderson strikes gold with this elegant and enjoyable mix of European darkness and existential light. 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

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The Hunter

Top-notch thrills abound from nearly start to finish in this cerebral game of cat-and-mouse. Continue reading

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The Hunter

An exercise in lean storytelling, chilling and sharp. Continue reading

Pixar Talk: Finding Nemo

Victoria and Austin can’t stop agreeing about how this holds up as one of the Pixar classics. Continue reading

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In this vampire flick, you’re not going to find to young lovers staring longingly into each other’s eyes. Continue reading

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Cirque du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant

Director Paul Weitz goes for good dumb fun but misses the mark on “good” and “fun.” Continue reading

Heroes of the Zeroes: Auto Focus

“Auto Focus” — another thematically rich gem in Paul Schrader’s filmography — continues Nick Rogers’ look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009. Continue reading

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