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Sweet Release: What’s In And Out The Week Of December 23rd 2008

DVD

“Johnny Depp: Triple Feature”
“Edward Scissorhands,” “From Hell,” and “Benny & Joon” equals three times the Johnny Depp for the price of one.

“Brad Pitt: Triple Feature”
“Mr & Mrs. Smith,” “Kalifornia,” and “Thelma & Louise” equals three times the Brad Pitt for the price of one.

“Leonardo DiCaprio: Triple Feature”

By: Simcha / December 24, 2008

We See Chick Flicks: The Duchess

My weekend ended on a depressing note last night because I went to see “The Duchess.” While the costumes and scenery were certainly amazing, the story put me in a very gloomy mood — and made me thank my lucky stars I didn’t live in the 18th century, when women were second-class citize…

By: Catherine Strawn / September 29, 2008

FriskyPhile: The Weekend’s Must-See Movies

“Rachel Getting Married”
Anne Hathaway takes an indie turn in this complicated portrait of one weekend, two sisters, and the family’s black sheep.

“The Duchess”
Keira Knightley plays the Duchess of Devonshire in a period drama about the Paris Hilton of the18th century.

“Battle in Seattle”
Charlize Theron riots in a retelling…

By: Susannah Breslin / September 19, 2008

Poll: Can You Tell The Difference Between Keira Knightley’s Movie Characters?

I have this theory that Keira Knightley plays the same character in nearly every movie and gets lauded by critics as if she’s reinvented the wheel every time. With the exception of films like Domino, The Jacket, and Love Actually, Knightley is always cast a period film heroine from an upper-crust family who slums it…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 9, 2008