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  • 8 years ago

    Inspired by the eponymous, semi-skanky dolls that launched a thousand parental protests, this tween comedy does a good job rebranding the Bratz as wholesome do-gooders you'd want to take home to mom—especially if mom likes the ethnics, becaus...

  • 8 years ago

    Post-college identity grappling gets a political twist in Amu. Kaju (Konkona Sen Sharma), a recent UCLA grad staying with relatives in Delhi to reclaim roots, learns that her parents did not die in a malaria epidemic as she had been told. Instead,...

  • 8 years ago

    This is a story you've heard before: Inner city kids falling to drugs/crime/pregnancy are saved by the power of music/dance/art. Don't let that premise (or the credited producers Bruce Willis and Queen Latifah) dissuade you from checking out this ...

  • 8 years ago

    This uneven romantic comedy is firmly in the Zach Braff–ian mold: It features a group of thirtysomething men who are so terrified of growing up that they behave semi-moronically for the majority of the film, until they're chastened by the lov...

  • 8 years ago

    Kevin Connolly has up to now been known as either Vince's levelheaded BFF-manager Eric from HBO's Entourage or as Nicky Hilton's pint-sized ex. But now that the diminutive Long Island native has a film opening at Tribeca, meet the new Connolly: in...

  • 8 years ago

    Adam Brody made his name playing a neurotic, self-absorbed California Jew on The O.C., so it's no surprise that he's cast as a whiny L.A. Heeb named Carter Webb in this maudlin, formulaic affair. Webb goes to suburban Michigan to care for his aili...