Best Films of the Decade

Looking back on a decade dominated by the movie franchise — Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, Star Wars, and Spider-Man to name just…

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Three the Hard Way

No Country for Old Men (Paramount) “A horror comedy chase” is how a grinning Tommy Lee Jones describes No Country for Old Men in…

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Oscar-Starved

Into the Wild (Paramount) Sean Penn waited a good decade before adapting Jon Krakauer's book about Chris McCandless, who graduated college in 1990, then…

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Move Along, Kids

Justice League: The New Frontier (Warner Bros.) Based on Darwyn Cooke's comic-book miniseries — a masterpiece starring all of DC Comics' major-leaguers at the…

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Chafing Dishes

No Reservations (Warner Bros.) From its cheap, mid-'90s-looking package to its woefully scant extras (one pre-chewed Food Network behind-the-scenes, blech) to its wide-screen/full-screen option,…

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How the West Was Wasted

The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (Warner Bros.) Beautifully shot, masterfully acted, and 19 hours too long, Assassination is an…

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Super, Thanks for Asking

Confessions of a Superhero (Arts Alliance) As one of those quoted on the package (“A more beautiful documentary you're unlikely to find”), I can…

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