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Nørby plays a single, older mother of Brian, an autistic 20-year-old. One night, Brian comes home late with mud on his shoes, and there is news the next morning that a young woman was murdered in the …
When VCRs first came out, An American Werewolf in London was one of the first videos where my brother and I discovered the joys of rewinding-your-favorite-scene abuse ("A naked America man stole my ba…
Call me a bitter person, but I really don't like singing children. No, let me rephrase that... it's a bit unfair. I don't like singing children who have the prima-donna attitude of believing that they…
Hollywood needs to be told that computer geeks very rarely look like Sandra Bullock (The Net), Ryan Phillippe (Antitrust), or Angelina Jolie (Hackers). If these people worked in marketing, I might bel…
After the first 20 minutes or so of harrowing scenes, multiple-character introductions, and mumbling mountain-climbing mumbo-jumbo, I leaned over to my Japanese friend, who sat wide-eyed, enthralled, …
I wasn't ever bored (despite the grumblings of those who say that it is long and dull). Jodie Foster is fine as Anna, though I don't think it will stand as one of her better roles. She does the prim-a…
The night I rented American Psycho with a friend, we had just been talking about the last time a movie gave us nightmares. For me it had been the movie Jurassic Park. I was embarrassed to say that the…
Let's just say one thing right off: Bollywood this ain't! After enjoying the delightful Straight From the Heart song-and-dance flick at SIFF last year, we rushed to pick an Indian film from the new sc…
The Faroe Islands is one of those places that I'd love to go visit: stark, green, rolling hills, with little red-housed fishing villages dotting the shoreline. It just seems like one of those places t…
All My Loved Ones is a fictionalized story of one family in Czechoslovakia just before World War II broke out. Hitler has already occupied several countries, and is threatening to go across the border…
Jiney (Race Wong) is a pretty young student who disses boys to instead go out and take photos with her best friend Jas (Race's real-life sister Rosanne Wong). She is a serious girl, with furrowed brow…
Not to be bitter or anything (as I grumble, "Goddamn kids these days..." and bang my cane on the floor), but I don't think that the teenage movies of my generation sucked as much as they do now. OK, t…