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Sunshine

January 4, 2008

In some respects, Danny Boyle is Britain’s answer to Steven Soderbergh – a filmmaker who moves effortlessly from independent to studio films and works in a variety of genres: gritty drug drama (Trainspotting), kids film (Millions) and edgy horror... 

The Perfect Score

February 22, 2005

It’s The Breakfast Club meets Ocean’s Eleven in this high-school comedy that doesn’t quite make the grade. Released after Johansson’s breakthrough role in Lost in Translation but filmed months before, The Perfect Score tried to... 

The Perfect Score

May 21, 2004

Billed as “The Breakfast Club meets Ocean’s Eleven,” The Perfect Score (2004) isn’t as good or as memorable as either one of these movies. It is a fairly standard comedy that exposes the hypocrisy of the SAT testing system and how it affects kids... 

Not Another Teen Movie

November 5, 2003

In the last ten years the genre of the teen movie grew to become one of the biggest and financially successful in film. The fact that the subject matter for these films seemed never to vary was irrelevant. Basically the same film was being produced... 

Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer: The Power Cosmic Edition

October 2, 0207

With the baffling box office success of the inept Fantastic Four (2005), a sequel was, unfortunately, inevitable. One would hope that the filmmakers would take the criticism leveled at the first film to heart but sadly, the weak screenplay rears its ugly... 

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