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Making Old Tricks Feel New

With Skyfall, the Bond franchise marks its 50th birthday.

Movie Reviews & Stories
James Bond should be forgiven a little creakiness. Ian Fleming’s super-spy has spent 22 films and 50 years getting punched and shot. His jet lag has to be excruciating. Let’s not even think of   More
Wednesday, November 7, 2012 AP KRYZA

Brew Views: Robot & Frank

Artificial intelligence.

Brew Views
Jake Schreier’s touching Robot & Frank follows an elderly cat burglar (the great Frank Langella) who lives in isolation. Frank struggles with kleptomania and bouts of dementia, much to the   More
Wednesday, November 7, 2012 AP KRYZA

Getting Hitched

Cinema 21 celebrates the Master of Suspense.

Movie Reviews & Stories
Like denim or Dr. Seuss, Alfred Hitchcock never goes out of style. But the director is particularly hot right now: Anthony...   More
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 REBECCA JACOBSON, AP KRYZA

Movie House of the Dead

Classic horror and the horrors (and horribleness) they wrought.

Movie Reviews & Stories
Every Halloween, Hollywood inundates us with the same candy that rots our teeth year after year, and this round there were several...   More
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 AP KRYZA

Eyes Like A Hawke: Sinister Reviewed


Sinister wasn't screened by WW press deadlines, but in the spirit of the spooking season, our critic has since braved Scott Derrickson's supernatural chiller.Critic's Grade: B-
The most frustrating aspect of Sinister, the new ghost story from Exorcism of Emily Rose director Scott Derrickson, is how good it is. Were the film a standard Hollywood fright fest, it...   More
Friday, October 12, 2012 by AP KRYZA


Flash Gordon travels to Iran.

Movie Reviews & Stories
Halfway through Ben Affleck’s Argo, the main characters stage a script reading for a Flash Gordon rip-off they claim to be prepping for the screen. It’s 1980, and there are green Wookies, gold   More
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 AP KRYZA

Protect Ya Neck: Taken 2 Reviewed


The second installment of Liam Neeson's throat-chopping world tour wasn't screened by WW press deadlines, because who cares? It's Liam Neeson throat chopping vaguely ethnic European scumbags in track suits, so it's gotta be awesome, right? To quote Arnold Schwarzenegger: "Wrong."Critics Grade: D+ When last we ...   More
Friday, October 5, 2012 by AP KRYZA


The nail-biting sequel to Betamax!

Movie Reviews & Stories
The horror anthology has long been a staple of sleepover parties—the modern-day equivalent of sitting around a campfire listening to people tell eerie stories. Trouble is, some stories simply su   More
Wednesday, October 3, 2012 AP KRYZA

Another Star is Bourne: The Bourne Legacy Reviewed

The sorta-reboot of the Bourne series—goodbye Matt Damon, hello Jeremy Renner—didn't screen by WW's print deadlines, which made us so angry we could've hammer-punched a stranger in the mouth. Fortunately, we calmed down and wrote a review instead. 
Critics Grade: B
The greatest gift Tony Gilroy, the screenwriter of the Bourne series, ever brought to the audience...   More
Friday, August 10, 2012 by AP KRYZA

Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai

Samurais talking...now in 3-D!

Movie Reviews & Stories
Japanese director Takashi Miike has never met a provocation he didn’t want to amplify. Films as diverse as the terrifying Audition, the grim Ichi the Killer and the absurdist Zebraman are soaked w   More
Wednesday, August 8, 2012 AP KRYZA

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