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The King's Speech


Drama

Phil Bacharach
Colin Firth is extraordinary as the stutterer who would be king in ‘The King’s Speech.’
 
Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Return of the King


Music

Phil Bacharach
Travis LeDoyt channels Elvis, circa 1956.
 
Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Black Swan


Drama

Phil Bacharach
Darren Aronofsky’s psychosexual ballet thriller is trash — irresistible trash.
 
Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Which comes first?


News

Phil Bacharach
CNG proponents hope an anticipated increase in fueling stations will translate into more CNG vehicles.
 
Tuesday, January 11, 2011

127 Hours

 
Thursday, December 2, 2010

Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin hails from Missouri, exports power pop


Music

Phil Bacharach
Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin is certainly one of the more unwieldy band names in rock 'n' roll history.
 
Thursday, November 25, 2010

Never Let Me Go

 
Thursday, October 21, 2010

The Social Network

 
Thursday, September 30, 2010

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

 
Thursday, August 19, 2010

Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work' is an extraordinary, bittersweet documentary about comedy, career and insecurity


Music

Phil Bacharach
Without overt manipulation, the film reveals Rivers' complexity with a subtlety that is lacking in Rivers herself.
 
Thursday, July 29, 2010

Smart, witty and emotional, 'Toy Story 3' continues Pixar's amazing winning streak


Music

Phil Bacharach
When it comes to movies, three is not typically a magic number. And so a bit of trepidation was natural when approaching "Toy Story 3." The previous two entries in the franchise are in the rarified ai...
 
Thursday, June 24, 2010

Jackie Chan almost kicks new life into the 1980s remake 'The Karate Kid'


Music

Phil Bacharach
There's no escaping the 1980s. Multiplexes recently saw a reboot of "A Nightmare on Elm Street" and soon will make room for a theatrical version of TV's "The A-Team." Even massive oil spills and Gary Coleman are back in the news. So perhaps a reworking of "The Karate Kid," that beloved underdog-makes-good yarn from 1984, was only inevitable.
 
Thursday, June 10, 2010

Letters to Juliet' is pretty ... and pretty superficial


Music

Phil Bacharach
Letters to Juliet opens with shots of kisses taken from classical paintings and vintage photos, a montage proudly proclaiming its chick-flick romantic-comedy bona fides. It also serves notice not to...
 
Thursday, May 20, 2010
 
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