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MOVIE REVIEWS: DRIVE ANGRY 3D

February 28, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

In his review of Drive Angry 3D, Tom Maurstad in the Dallas Morning News wrote that it is “so wantonly ridiculous, so aggressively stupid, it demands you make fun of it.” That’s just what most critics have done, including Maurstad himself, who wrote, rather mildly: “Take the title of this wheels-off action movie as a […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: COUNTRY STRONG

January 7, 2011 by · 3 Comments 

Country Strong has all the makings of a melodramatic country ballad, several critics suggest, while pointing out that the movie is likely to find a receptive audience among the folks who appreciate such music. The movie stars Gwyneth Paltrow as a burned-out country singer looking for a comeback. Manohla Dargis appraises her performance this way: […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: THE NEXT THREE DAYS

November 19, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Here’s one prediction that’s easy to make: Russell Crowe is going to be ticked off over the next three days as he sees audiences pass by theaters showing his film, The Next Three Days, directed by Paul Haggis (Crash), and reads the damning reviews of it. Joe Neumaier in the New York Daily News calls […]