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Movies: The BFCA’s Summer Must-See Movies

As a founding and voting member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA), I'm happy to report that our organization of America's most influential film critics is thriving after 15 years of existence. [...]

Movie: Terminator Salvation

Let’s face it, “Terminator Salvation” director McG is not James Cameron. Not even close, really. Which makes his installment of the “Terminator” series that Cameron created in 1984 seems like a very loud, yet pale, imitation of the original. And of “Terminator 2: Judgment Day,” too, Cameron’s rousing follow-up in 1991. [...]

Movie: Not Forgotten

It would seem like Simon Baker, the star of the top-rated TV show “The Mentalist,” would make a good movie star. [...]

Movie: Angels and Demons

Fans of author Dan Brown’s novels will find much to like with the new film version of his tome “Angels and Demons,” director Ron Howard’s follow-up to his 2006 smash hit “The DaVinci Code.” [...]

Movie: The Soloist

In “The Soloist,” Robert Downey, Jr., plays real-life “Los Angeles Times” columnist Steve Lopez in a story that, somewhat confusingly, is part true, part fictional. [...]

Movie: Fast and Furious

Back in early 2000, when Vin Diesel had a burgeoning career, he found himself in the enviable position of signing on to three separate and equally promising franchises. [...]

Movie: State of Play

"State of Play," a blistering thriller set in the world of high-stakes investigative journalism, is a story poised on the brink of extinction. [...]

Movie: The Uninvited

This mildly spooky little number opens with a creepy dream sequence that segues to a scene of our teenaged heroine, Anna (Emily Browning), pouring her heart out to her therapist. [...]

Movie: Coraline

Don’t be mislead by the advertising hype – Coraline is not directed by Tim Burton. At the helm is Henry Selick (who also directed Burton’s “Nightmare Before Christmas”). [...]
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