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‘The Sitter’: Stoner comedy doesn’t sit well

By | Dec 14, 2011

To satisfy a lazy night out, “The Sitter,” at a base level, offers enough disposable laughs to fit the template of recent “stoner” comedies.

‘The Skin I Live In’: Film fleshes out horror

By | Dec 7, 2011

“The Skin I Live In,” a new film from critically acclaimed director Pedro Almodovar, combines melodrama and horror into a colorful and skin-crawling experience.

Horror sequel fails as parody

By | Apr 20, 2011

Managing to underscore everything pointless about the modern American horror movie, “Scream 4” follows up on previous installments — and not in a good way.

Vulgar tale centers on action scenes

By | Apr 13, 2011

Film school chums, writer/director David Gordon Green and writer/actor Danny McBride, knocked their heads together to produce “Your Highness;” a fantasy-adventure stoner comedy, elevating the term “high concept” to a whole new level.

Mars flick needs more than just moms

By | Apr 6, 2011

“Mars Needs Moms,” the newest 3-D motion-capture CGI movie, is a surreal, somewhat-depressing foray into children’s entertainment.