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Home » Articles »   By Emiliano Garcia-Sarnoff

Divide and Conquer

We scoped out the summer movie scene and noticed some patterns…

Movie Reviews This summer’s movies can be separated into three categories, provided one is willing to make up three bullshit categories and put this summer’s movies into them.

Wednesday, May 27, 2009 Emiliano Garcia-Sarnoff

Rape Goes Pop

There’s a market for cocaine and hookers too

Movie Reviews You probably have been here before. The Last House on the Left is a remake of Wes Craven’s 1972 film by the same name, which was in turn based on the Oscar-winning, 14th century-set, fable-like and vastly...

Wednesday, March 18, 2009 Emiliano Garcia-Sarnoff

In Memoriam

SFR talks with the maker one of the most heartbreaking films ever

Movie Reviews Kurt Kuenne has received thousands of letters and e-mails thanking him for the film, as well as festival awards and standing ovations. He has also seen long lines of people simply waiting to hug David and Kathl...

Tuesday, January 6, 2009 Emiliano Garcia-Sarnoff

Tricky Dick: Dick, Tricky

Frost/Nixon is a cathartic, nerve-wracking good time

Movie Reviews A film that questions our acceptance of a placebo for justice.

Wednesday, December 24, 2008 Emiliano Garcia-Sarnoff

A crisis of Faith

Certitude perishes in a 1964 parish

Movie Reviews Doubt arrives during a fortuitous collective crisis in confidence. Along with the jobs, the blood and the billions, so too has a great deal of doubt’s counterpoint, trust—that intangible psychologic...

Wednesday, December 24, 2008 Emiliano Garcia-Sarnoff

Liberty's Ruse

This powerful French film is for the bookish

Movie Reviews There is a way in which film is the reverse of literature, image as opposed to word. But film and literature are, of course, also part of a continuum.In few films is this relationship more pronounced than I&rsq...

Monday, December 15, 2008 Emiliano Garcia-Sarnoff

Lactose vs. Intolerants

Milk: It does a body politic good.

Movie Reviews Milk is exceptionally well-directed—it displays near-perfect dramatic tone and masterful synthesis and fluidity—by Gus Van Sant. It’s unfortunate that the new biopic about the first openly gay...

Tuesday, December 9, 2008 Emiliano Garcia-Sarnoff

Crikey

Australia is Australian for bad movie

Movie Reviews They don’t make ’em like this anymore. Thank God. Australia is worse than you think.

Wednesday, December 3, 2008 Emiliano Garcia-Sarnoff

Twice Bitten

See the vampire movie that doesn’t suck. Or the one that does

Movie Reviews Two based-on-the-best-selling-novel vampire movies—one stars adults but is aimed at 12-year-olds, the other stars 12-year-olds but is aimed at adults—have arrived simultaneously. Good news for those...

Wednesday, November 26, 2008 Emiliano Garcia-Sarnoff

Hot/Cold

Find winter movies that will leave you feeling cold in SFR’s Winter Movie Preview

Movie Reviews SFR's winter reversal ratings of how temperature rocks the cinematic world. Or something.

Wednesday, November 19, 2008 Emiliano Garcia-Sarnoff
 
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