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    In the Summer of 'White House Down,' 'The Attack' Is Ideal Counterprogramming

    If you believe what the blockbusters tell you, evil comes from distant places and disturbed individuals out of touch with reality.

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    'World War Z': Deja Vu, Plus Brad PItt and Zombies

    Brad Pitt chasing zombies should not be boring to watch, especially if you like Brad Pitt, which I do, and zombies, which I'm perfectly OK with. Improbable though it sounds, Marc Forster's World War Z is dull and pretty easy to dislike, partly because it so slavishly follows the tired and incr...

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    World War Z

    I can’t pretend to be a zombie-movie aficionado, but I found "World War Z" to be tense, absorbing, and scary.

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    A Hijacking

    What can you say about a thriller that seems absolutely real, so convincing it might be a cinema verité-style documentary?

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    Monsters University

    When my daughter was young, I found myself watching movies through her eyes. I came to appreciate films that delivered a positive message even if I felt they had shortcomings.

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    Unfinished Song

    I found this film extremely frustrating; on the one hand it treats its senior-citizen characters as “cute” and then delivers moments of genuine pathos that cause you to tear up.

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    Review: ’The Attack’ Is A Gripping, Suspenseful, Fearless Drama Set Around A Suicide Bombing

    Something about its portrayal of a nightmarish descent into a previously inconceivable reality had us comparing Marrakech Film Festival Grand Prix winner “The Attack” to Thomas Vinterberg’s “The Hunt.” But the crucial difference is that while the Danish film is preoccupied with social concerns, “The...

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    L.A. Film Fest Review: 'Goodbye World' A Realistic & Entertaining Take On The Apocalypse

    Blame it on the Mayans, maybe, but 2012 and 2013 have seen a host of films with apocalypse on the brain, from big budget action flicks to meta-comedies like “This Is The End,” to smaller, more realistic dramedies like “It’s A Disaster,” which made its premiere at last year’s L.A. Film Fest (we even ...

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    Frameline Reviews: 'I am Divine,' Sedaris Adaptation 'C.O.G.,' Franco-on-Friedkin Highlight LGBT Film Festival

    Frameline celebrates its 37th birthday this year with the annual summer San Francisco film festival (June 20-30) highlighting American and international independent LGBT cinema. While gay representation in mainstream film still leaves something to be desired, we have festivals like this and LA's own...

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    Weekend Picks: 'Monsters,' Pirates, Terrorists and Zombies

    If you want to escape from the horrors of the real world, head straight to Pixar's "Monsters University," a delightful college comedy prequel that brings back the voices of John Goodman as Sully and Billy Crystal as Mike. Unlike the best Pixar films, this one is neither original nor aimed at the wid...

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