Issue of

Jan 14-20, 2010

Vol. 17, No. 14







  • Trip the Dark Fantastic

    Wes Anderson’s animated retelling of Roald Dahl’s story isn’t fluffy or cute, but it’s utterly real

    By Maryann Johanson

  • What Hope Remains

    A tone-perfect adaptation explores how little you can have and still find reason to keep living

    By Ed Symkus

  • Hoarders

    They put the “scat” in “pack rat.”

    By Lisa Fairbanks-Rossi

  • Teen Monsters in Heat

    Hormones ran feverishly high at the Twilight: New Moon premiere. Then the movie started.

    By Chris Dreyer

  • Mixed Box

    Avatar opens Pandora’s box. Out flies gorgeous scenery, game-changing special effects and passable dialogue

    By Ed Symkus

  • Not Amèlie

    Audrey Tautou has found a character to finally end the typecasting. Nice for her, but what about us?

    By Marjorie Baumgarten

  • Scrubs

    Saying goodbye to a longtime friend is never easy. But sometimes you absolutely nail it.

    By Daniel Walters

  • A Whole New Ball Game

    A sport you don’t understand becomes a metaphor we should all embrace

    By Maryann Johanson

  • Dragon Age: Origins

    This game was released before it was done.

    By Marty Demarest

  • Cult of Personality

    Local boy Cheyenne Jackson is worshiped on Broadway. Now on 30 Rock, the Gospel of Jackson goes national.

    By Daniel Walters

  • "Somers Town"

    The art-house version of Netflix presents a film about a little wanker from Nottingham

    By Nicholas Deshais

  • Tony Hawk RIDE

    Tony Hawk RIDE transforms your living room into a skate park.

    By Marty Demarest

  • Into the Storm

    Brendan Gleeson uncovers Churchill in this sequel to HBO's The Gathering Storm

    By Tammy Marshall

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