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June 28, 2013

Five Favorite Films with Elijah Wood

Everybody's favorite Hobbit is back on screen, but Elijah Wood isn't looking to form any fellowships. The star of the Lord of the Rings trilogy and TV's Wilfred -- currently in its third season -- plays serial killer and scalp enthusiast Frank Zito in a fine, first-person perspective remake of the 1980 thriller Maniac. What isn't disturbing, however, is Wood's list of Five Favorite Films, which I had the recent pleasure of collecting from him. Polite and charming, Mr. Wood presented his list after being put on the spot and deliberating acutely.More…

June 21, 2013

Critics Consensus: Monsters University is Certified Fresh

This week at the movies, we've got collegiate creatures (Monsters University, with voice work from Billy Crystal and John Goodman), worldwide walking dead (World War Z, starring Brad Pitt and Mireille Enos), and some juvenile jewel thieves (The Bling Ring, starring Emma Watson and Leslie Mann). What do the critics have to say?More…