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“That was one of your weaker digressions.” When all is said and done, Nymphomaniac turns out to be a sort of “greatest hits” compilation for Lars von Trier, as he has callbacks to several of his earlier films. There is a scene in which a child

I’m not interested in cars, or car movies, or car culture. Nothing against people who are interested in that stuff, it’s just not for me. So I went into Need for Speed expecting something terrible. Color me surprised, because Need for Speed is one of

We open on a beautiful, soothing scene. An alleyway, as rain and snow drift from the sky, musically tapping against the metal lids of trash cans. Beads of water hang from the corners of buildings, swelling, then drop. Among this harmonious setting, we catch glimpses of

Texas Chainsaw 3D acts as sort of direct-sequel to 1974’s The Texas Chain Saw Massacre. That film is considered a masterpiece of horror. This film is considered something that makes me want to drink some poison and then throw myself in front of a bus

Five years ago, young piano genius Tom Selznick (Elijah Wood) had a breakdown on stage while trying to play an impossible piece called “La Cinquette.” Now Tom is about to get back on stage in Chicago. He’s freaking out about it, as the shadow of his

“Did he just throw my cat out the window?” By now, you probably know whether or not you like Wes Anderson movies. He has a certain style, and he is steadfast to remain within that style. So if you dislike a previous Anderson film, a new one

When it comes to film adaptations of books, no author seems to be more misunderstood than Alan Moore. Any time a film is announced based on one of his books, Moore instantly more or less gives everyone the middle finger and says, “Enjoy fucking it

Ramis was involved with some of the funniest movies ever made, including Animal House, Stripes, Caddyshack, Ghostbusters and Groundhog Day. It’s hard to imagine that list of comedy classics all came from the same person; that’s a hell of a track record.