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By Its Cover: Ron Evans, Artist

Ron Evans has a ridiculous number of notches in his artistic belt. He created the comic strip Edgar Rue, about a suicide victim who finds himself taking the form of a skull and spinal column afloat in an absurdist afterlife. … Continue reading

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The 9 People You Meet In A Film-Review Comment Thread

By Friday, Walter Chaw’s Prometheus review was on its way to being the most-clicked-ever at Film Freak Central, where I write sometimes. Walter and site editor Bill Chambers assessed its wealth of reader comments, goaded on by me, Abby Holmes … Continue reading

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Vaudevillain

Not only does the bad guy get all the best lines (if you’ve made your movie properly) — sometimes he has all the best moves.

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Mildly Updated: 5 Subtle Things I Liked About SALT (2010) … w/ spoilers

Salt, in case you’ve forgotten, was the sneaky popcorn movie with Angelina Jolie (in a part originally written for Tom Cruise) as an elite U.S. covert agent who’s actually an elite covert Russian agent. Planted in American society as a … Continue reading

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Trailer: The Movie

The Golden Trailer Awards should be a bigger telecast than the Oscars. At least that way we’d all have seen the same things before the envelopes got opened. Trailers are the real way we conceptualize a film — they’re forward-memories, … Continue reading

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