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The Change-Up

Two bros in a fountain.

Movie Reviews & Stories
Director David Dobkin has a magic formula for tricking meatheads into exploring their feelings: Simply take a worn-out shtick wherein man-children learn important lessons, then pepper it with enough   More
Wednesday, August 3, 2011 AP KRYZA

Domo Arigato, Mr. Bay

Transformers: Dark of the Moon is better, longer robot junk.

Movie Reviews & Stories
Watching Transformers movies, you can imagine a preadolescent, mulleted Michael Bay lording over other kids’ imaginations, demanding his classmates play the way he wants them to. But he has the c   More
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 AP KRYZA



Movie Reviews & Stories
Norwegian creature feature TrollHunter is at once a clever parody of the increasingly tired “found footage” trope popularized by The Blair Witch Project, Cloverfield and [REC], and a slick thrill   More
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 AP KRYZA

Brandon Seifert & Lukas Ketner Witch Doctor

The doctor of supernaturopathic medicine is in.

In the wake of the runaway success of Robert Kirkman’s nearly decade-running The Walking Dead (and the critical and ratings success of its bar-raising AMC TV adaptation)   More
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 AP KRYZA

The Double Hour

Love, Italian style...with a twist!

Movie Reviews & Stories
The “mind-bending twist” has been a standard feature in thrillers for decades, but it wasn’t until The Sixth Sense spun heads with its final reveal that the twist became a cliché all its own,   More
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 AP KRYZA

Summer Guide 2011: Patio Pointers

Outdoor drinking for every occasion.

Featured Stories
There’s no greater pleasure on a hot day than plopping down on your favorite bar’s patio and combating the heat while encouraging dehydration with round after round of cold beers and frosty coc   More
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 AP KRYZA

Rick Emerson

Zombie Economics’ Dawn of the Debt.

Q & A
They’re out there. Clawing at your mailbox. Gnawing at your mind as you sleep. Ready to devour you and your family. They have no souls. They have no conscience. The only thing driving them is the   More
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 AP KRYZA

Thar, It Blows!: Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides Reviewed

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Johnny Depp's latest voyage on the sea of diminishing returns wasn't screened by WW press deadlines, but we walked the plank anyway.

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger TidesWW Critic's Score: 31
The original Pirates of the Caribbean worked on so many levels because it behaved like its inspiration: a ride. The out-of-the-blue blockbuster was a fun and goofy and full of...   More
Friday, May 20, 2011 by AP KRYZA


In war reporting, courage means scaring others.

Movie Reviews & Stories
Midway through a battle in the searing Danish documentary Armadillo, the camera suddenly becomes shaky, then virtually still, as if moving underwater. Bullets and debris flash across the screen to a   More
Wednesday, April 27, 2011 AP KRYZA

Goodyear Hunting

Rubber introduces the little tire that could...blow your head off.

Movie Reviews & Stories
If you’re going to base an entire film around a ridiculous practical joke on audience expectations, it’s simple courtesy to let viewers in on the gag. Director Quentin Dupieux does us one better   More
Wednesday, April 13, 2011 AP KRYZA

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