Michelle Welch

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Scene That: The Merry Gentleman

In Voices' new movie review podcast, Scene That, Michelle Welch and Ben Sigrist review Michael Keaton's new drama--and disagree about almost everything.

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May 12, 2009

Star Trek hits the big screen

J.J. Abrams's Star Trek is a sophisticated space opera, redefining the Star Trek canon forever more.

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May 8, 2009

Set, acting get high marks in TimeLine's the History Boys

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.

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May 5, 2009

Keaton's no Merry Gentleman with smart, gloomy drama

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.

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May 5, 2009

Partners in crime Hill and Rogen churn out mall cop disaster

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.

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April 10, 2009

Roller coaster romance jostles Adventureland’s hapless characters

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.

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April 3, 2009

Watchmen finally hits the big screen

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.

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March 10, 2009

Brainwashed agents enter Whedon’s Dollhouse

Does Eliza Dushku have the range necessary to transform herself every week---not only for the Dollhouse's clients, but for viewers?

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February 17, 2009

Despite Guggenheim shoot-out, International proves bankrupt in originality

Tom Twycker's new thriller features some pretty cityscapes, but little in the way of new ground.

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February 17, 2009

Despite stale gags, the Force is with Fanboys

Though its attempts to imitate other comedies fall flat, Fanboys is strongest when it embraces its nerdiness.

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February 6, 2009