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Inside Job

Your blood will boil.


Rod Lott
Earlier this week, a Congressional inquiry released a report on the 2008 financial crisis, calling it “avoidable” and pointing blame at several causes.
Friday, January 28, 2011

The Adjustment Bureau

Underwhelming and lacking in energy


Rod Lott
I get the feeling "The Adjustment Bureau" was created by an improv group soliciting a mishmash of ideas from its audience: It's a thriller! And a romance! Plus science fiction! And it has hats with magical powers!
Friday, March 4, 2011


Clint Eastwood's least interesting directorial effort of the double-aughts


Rod Lott
Call it poor timing, but Clint Eastwood's "Hereafter" opens with a Hawaiian tsunami sequence that is absolutely stunning (especially on Blu-ray) and totally deserving of its recent Oscar nomination for visual effects.
Tuesday, March 15, 2011

30 Rock: Season 5

Still TV’s snappiest half-hour.

Television series

Rod Lott
Since moving homes roughly a year ago, my whole life got thrown for a loop. One notable, although not Earth-shattering bit of fallout was not being able to watch “30 Rock” every week. My schedule forced me to wait for the DVD set.
Wednesday, February 1, 2012

We Bought a Zoo

Keep this cagey family drama locked up.


Rod Lott
A father buys a zoo after his wife buys the farm, in Cameron Crowe's We Bought a Zoo, a well-meaning but emotionally hollow film, despite extreme evidence to the contrary.
Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Frack, yeah!


Gazette staff
It’s been a rough few months for hydraulic fracturing.
Wednesday, April 18, 2012