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Eugene Novikov


Billy bob is insane

Though marketed as formulaic nonsense about a high school football team that goes on to an improbable victory, Friday Night Lights is a stunner.

Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow

There isn't a frame in Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow that I wouldn't pay good money to hang on my wall.

Viva la Revolucion

Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow was filmed entirely in front of a blue screen, with all of the backgrounds, environments and effects added in digitally.

Tarantino on my mind

Kill Bill Vol. 2 is such a hairpin turn away from the amusing but disappointing first chapter of Quentin Tarantino's epic that unsuspecting moviegoers can almost be forgiven for the knee-jerk negative response it is sure to elicit.

A taste of The Plough & The Stars

At "the Plough & the Stars," a popular Irish-themed bar and restaurant tucked into an out-of-the-way corner of Old City, the staff is well-acquainted with the Penn crowd.

Passionate About The Passion

Movies and religion have never mixed well. Inevitably, a movie will misrepresent one religion or another and be faced with protests and threats of boycotts.

Anthony Hopkins is a black man

If you've waited your entire life to see Anthony Hopkins play a black guy, your time has come at last.

He's No Big Dick

Mark Wahlberg wants to know what we did over Spring Break. Actually, he wants to know why we're interviewing him instead of "on Spring Break having fun, drinking beer," before realizing that Spring Break would most likely be over and asking the operator to open up the lines of our previously listen-only conference call so that we could tell him how we spent our vacations. His new movie, The Italian Job, comes out next month.


I was in shock when I first heard the news of a thriller set entirely around a Times Square phone booth, potentially starring Jim Carrey.

Spider Man

All of this will be old news to the movie buffs among us. Cronenberg is revered in cinemaniac circles as a god of the disturbing and bizarre.

Film: Boyz will be boyz

Anyone who has lives in Philadelphia for a considerable period of time knows that visitors, remarkably, are still fascinated with those damn Art Museum steps.

Film: Moore of what you want

Clad in a surgically attached polo shirt and jeans, Michael Moore takes to the streets of America, trying to figure out what the hell is wrong with this country.

Film: Hit me baby one more time

After seeing countless regurgitations of the same formulas, one tends to have a certain respect for the bizarre.
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