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Breaking down the familiar categories of the summer movie season
Iron Man 2 proves its predecessor was a neat outing, but, as Tony Stark says, “It’s good to be back.”
The American remake of the British comedy flounders as gross-out graverobbing
The co-stars of She’s Out of My League discuss their improv background and how filming the movie was like going to camp
The movie tries to show that the nerdy deadbeat can get the sucessful pretty girl, but the couple’s chemistry isn’t convincing
Michelle Welch gives her picks for this year’s Oscars.
BJ Novak made a good use of props and wordplay in his performance last Friday at Mandel Hall.
A predictable drama presents a soulless tragedy.
Reflections on the season 6 premiere (SPOILER ALERT!) and a few predictions for what’s to come.
Harrison Ford’s new film is a melodrama worthy of Lifetime.
The Maroon interviews the man, the myth, the legend.
Michelle Welch gives us her picks
Jason Reitman employs the help of George Clooney, in one of his most personal roles to date, to tell a tale of family and maturity.
This family drama is as thoughtless as it’s characters.
The Chicago Maroon participated in a round table interview with director Jason Reitman, whose new film Up in the Air is now in theaters.
This is part 2 of the Chicago Maroon’s interview with Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson
The director discusses his career and his new film, the Lovely Bones.
This is part 2 of the Chicago Maroon’s interview with Armored star Columbus Short.
Columbus Short has risen through the ranks from one of Britney Spear’s choreographers to starring in his new film Armored. The Chicago Maroon participated in a round table interview with him earlier this month.
The ones you will be talking about years from now.
Meyer’s insufferable dialog doesn’t sound better than it reads.
Michelle Welch and Jessen O’Brien get to the bottom of The Box.
Amelia Earhart’s new biopic crashes and burns. Michelle Welch and Jessen O’Brien give the damage report.
Robert Zemeckis confesses to his obsession with time travel.
Michelle Welch braves The Fear and Chronicles of the Cursed all by her lonesome.
Michelle Welch and Elisabeth Sanders give their take on Spike Jonze’s “Where The Wild Things Are.”
Amelia Earhart’s fascinating and inspiring story is turned into a dull film.
The casual moviegoer without any foreknowledge of the film’s production will get more mileage out of this tame offering than the seasoned horror buffs yawning in the aisles.
Harry Potter finally sees the light of day, while Tarantino gives us his next bloody offering with Basterds.
In Voices’ new movie review podcast, Scene That, Michelle Welch and Ben Sigrist review Michael Keaton’s new drama–and disagree about almost everything.
J.J. Abrams’s Star Trek is a sophisticated space opera, redefining the Star Trek canon forever more.
Keaton’s directorial debut is a respectable, smart, and unconventional film that does not rely on Hollywood gloss despite its big-name cast and crew.
The History Boys explores the relationships between students and their teachers and interrogates how our recollection of the past is often an indistinguishable mix of truth and lies.
Sometimes a movie is so abysmally bad that you just have to wonder: How did this get made? Observe and Report is such a movie.
Greg Mottola’s Adventure- land succeeds as a heartfelt “coming of age” comedy precisely because of its focus on the characters, who are flawed, genuine young adults confronting for the first time real adult issues.
Watchmen is simultaneously difficult and easy to love. It’s simple to love for those dedicated fans whose dream has finally come true, but for the casual moviegoer, Watchmen could be a tough sell.
Does Eliza Dushku have the range necessary to transform herself every week—not only for the Dollhouse’s clients, but for viewers?
Tom Twycker’s new thriller features some pretty cityscapes, but little in the way of new ground.
Though its attempts to imitate other comedies fall flat, Fanboys is strongest when it embraces its nerdiness.
For the cast members of Lost, the question is not where they can find the island, but when they can find it.
Though focusing on the aftermath of a thirty-year-old scandal, Frost/Nixon could not be more relevant.
This frenetic and abrupt installment in the Bond franchise, freighted with high expectations after the success of Casino Royale, is damaged goods.