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2007 Stories by Jessica Grose

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  • Bratz

    published July 24, 2007

    Inspired by the eponymous, semi-skanky dolls that launched a thousand parental protests, this tween comedy does a good job rebranding the Bratz as... More >>

  • 'Amu'

    published May 15, 2007

    Post-college identity grappling gets a political twist in Amu. Kaju (Konkona Sen Sharma), a recent UCLA grad staying with relatives in... More >>

  • 'The Hip Hop Project'

    published May 1, 2007

    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... More >>

  • Ari Would Be Proud

    published April 17, 2007

    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... More >>

  • 'Sing Now or Forever Hold Your Peace'

    published April 17, 2007

    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... More >>

  • 'Pathfinder'

    published April 10, 2007

    From beheading babies to gouging eyeballs, director Marcus Nispel continues the gory/lame tradition he began with his Texas Chainsaw Massacre... More >>

  • 'In the Land of Women'

    published April 10, 2007

    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.... More >>

  • 'Headspace'

    published March 20, 2007

    The schizophrenic structure of the techno documentary Headspace—flashing lights, blurry shots of men in ridiculously wide-legged neon... More >>

  • 'Bridge to Terabithia'

    published February 6, 2007

    Don't be fooled by the CGI-laden, Narnia-lite trailers for Bridge to Terabithia: Far from a computer generated escapist fantasy,... More >>

  • 'The Last Sin Eater'

    published January 30, 2007

    Louise Fletcher as Nurse Ratched in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest is arguably the most iconic female villain in film history. The... More >>

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