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Just Go with It (review)

Is it any wonder that is always seems to be Jennifer Aniston, America’s It Girl, who gets screwed by spectacularly selfish men who embody this new American ideal of “Do whatever you want, to whomever you want, no matter how evil, no matter how wrong, and you will not only escape punishment, you will be richly rewarded for your antisocial behavior”? Poor Aniston: She is the foreclosure crisis of the modern Hollywood romantic comedy.

Management (review)

There’s nothing wrong with fantasy. Movies are fantasies. But I’m so tired of male fantasies constantly being catered to while female fantasies are all but ignored.

trailer break: ‘Management’

Take a break from work: watch a trailer… Oh, dear. Is this Stalking: The Movie? Many, many romantic comedies feature the male protagonists engaging in behavior that would be considered felonious and would garner a restraining order in real life, but this movie looks like it goes further than the genre typically does. I adore … more…

my week at the movies: ‘X-Men Origins: Wolverine,’ ‘Ghosts of Girlfriends Past,’ ‘The Brothers Bloom,’ ‘Little Ashes,’ ‘Management,’ ‘Paris 36’

I’ve already had readers from Australia and the U.K. email me to ask when I’m going to review X-Men Origins: Wolverine (opens on April 29 in the U.K. and on May 1 in the U.S.) already?! Well, I won’t see the film till a few hours from now, and then I’m not supposed to post … more…