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dream cast: hypothetical ‘Breakfast Club’ remake

It’s Thursday, so it’s time for another installment in the semiregular Dream Cast, in which we take a classic movie, TV show, or book, perferrably something with Xer appeal that we can either trash or have fun with, and cast a production or recast a hypothetical remake with actors working today. This week: a hypothetical … more…

Defiance (review)

Just when you think that surely, by now — especially after this year of nonstop Nazi movies! — we’ve heard every story to come out of the Holocaust, along comes yet another new one.

my week at the movies: ‘Defiance,’ ‘The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,’ ‘The Reader,’ ‘Revolutionary Road,’ ‘Gran Torino’

No official “press” screenings for me this week — it’s all FYC screenings. That is, “for your consideration.” These are specialty screenings that the studios hold for members of critics’ organizations, AMPAS (the “Academy” that awards the Oscars), and other industry guilds who will be voting on their year-end acclaims in the early weeks of … more…

trailer break: ‘Defiance’

Take a break from work: watch a movie trailer… It’s the other Daniel Craig movie this fall — the not-James Bond one. He gets to be all heroic in this one, it seems. Not sure what the Bond movie will be having him do… Also: Craig with both Liev Schreiber and Jamie Bell? It’s like … more…