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American Teen
A princess, jock, rebel, heartthrob, and geek: It could be The Breakfast Club, but American Teen is instead a documentary that ducks the consequences of its own making.
"...is set, were born into the era of reality TV, in which a spot on The Real World or..."

Aug. 8, 2008 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The X-Files: I Want to Believe
Mulder and Scully, these once-keen buckers of bureaucratic BS and masters of the painfully engorged tease, have become deadly dull in this newest incarnation.
"...first X-Files film and the six since the Fox TV series concluded, reality has caught up with the conspiracy..."

Aug. 1, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Recounting Recount
Laura Dern's outrageous "Kitty" Harris hits the mark.
"...taut Katherine "Kitty" Harris, Fla's Secretary of State on TV...."

June 18, 2008 Qmmunity Post by Kate X Messer

The Beautiful Game
The scene at Fado's was a madhouse for the Champions League Final
"...a few hours and sit in front of their TV or go to their nearest pub to take part...."

May 23, 2008 Sports Post by Christopher Bond

Graduation
This high school bank-heist caper flunks out.
"...of improbability. The film stars a quartet of young TV thesps: Lucio (The OC), Marquette (Joan of Arcadia, Alpha..."

May 2, 2008 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Big Man Japan
Midnight madness doesn't begin to categorize this bizarre Japanese superhero/monster movie.
"...comedies, and downright demented CGI fantasies. Matsumoto, a huge TV celebrity in Japan, directs, co-writes, and stars in the..."

April 25, 2008 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Drillbit Taylor
This mediocre tween comedy that stars Owen Wilson comes from some very talented people – Judd Apatow and Seth Rogen – who appear to be experiencing a delayed sophomore slump.
"...Drillbit Taylor is a strange hybrid of Apatow's über-cool TV series Freaks and Geeks and 1980s My Bodyguard, a..."

March 21, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Public Access
Is public access TV on the blink?
"...how much people in the Austin community value public-access TV," said Linda Litowsky, executive director of channel-Austin (the newest..."

March 21, 2008 News Feature by Matt Martinez

Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who!
Jim Carrey, Steve Carell, and Carol Burnett provide just-right voices for these Seussian characters who offer the perfect antidote to the injustices experienced in childhood.
"...Chuck Jones version of this Seuss tale, made for TV in 1970. But everything needs an update, I suppose,..."

March 14, 2008 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

City of Men
This Brazilian followup to the award-winning City of God tells a new story but continues its look at gangster life and the cycle of poverty in the slums of Rio de Janeiro.
"...carries over two of the main characters from the TV series. Its portrait of fatherless boys perpetuating the always..."

Feb. 29, 2008 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

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