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Sex and the City 2You've got 10 bucks and two hours, and you don't want to waste any of it. We can help. Here's our guide to the best and worst movies this weekend. OPENING FLEE: Sex and the City 2 The four aging BFFs struggle on with work-life challenges (Miranda), child-care dilemmas (Cha ... More >>
Robin Hood: Anything to Crowe about? You've got 10 bucks and two hours, and you don't want to waste any of it. We can help. Here's our guide to the best and worst movies this weekend. OPENING MAYBE: Robin Hood Instead of robbing from the rich to give to the poor, this Robin Hood (Russell Cr ... More >>
Conservative film falls into self-parody
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Film archivist Matt Bakkom's 'search and rescue' operation saves the life of 16mm
Hillbilly no more-- Jethro today Max Baer, Jr., who stole the show on The Beverly Hillbillies as Jethro Bodine, is fightin' mad at Ron Howard, the director formerly known as Opie. Max claims that Ron's new movie, Cinderella Man, is unfair to his father, boxer Max Baer, who is portrayed in the film ... More >>
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