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  • 14 years ago | Film Reviews

    If internal combustion ever becomes obsolete -- that is, if the auto industry ever allows internal combustion to become obsolete -- whatever will movies do for heart-stopping drama? Hoof beats are dramatic, the chug of a steam engine is suspensefu...

  • 14 years ago | Film Reviews

    It's where Walter Huston found paradise at the end of Treasure of Sierra Madre, where the murdering lovers Steve McQueen and Ali McGraw rode into the sunset at the end of The Getaway, and where Thelma and Louise were headed when they ended up at t...

  • 15 years ago | Film Reviews

    In 102 Dalmatians, a new brood of puppies is born, one of which, Oddball, doesn't develop spots. The resulting feelings of inadequacy are such that the poor thing runs away from home and hides in a cave, gets bitten by a bat, and turns into a slav...

  • 16 years ago | Film Reviews

    Whether it's bad or good commercial luck that the thriller Stir of Echoes follows so closely on the heels of The Sixth Sense, M. Night Shyamalan's wildly successful ghost-story sleeper, it's bad critical luck. The film has some startling parallels...

  • 16 years ago | Film Reviews

    The Blair Witch Project, the bone-chilling indie by Daniel Myrick and Eduardo Sanchez, is easily the scariest horror picture of the '90s, a movie that can take a place among the most potent and inexorable of modern shockers, like Night of the Livi...