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Search and Destroy 1.0 stars

Sophisticated but smug comedy of midlife crisis, a not-too-far-from-the-mainstream directorial debut for painter David Salle, about a small-scale wheeler-dealer from provincial Florida who, under the spell of self-help self-hypnosis, wants to leave his mark on the world, wants to do ...

Just You and Me, Kid 1.0 stars

Teenage runaway to doddering old vaudevillian who has just suggested she go up to his bedroom and pick out something to wear: "How do I know you're not some kind of pervert?" Doddering old vaudevillian to teenage runaway who has ...

Ted 1.0 stars

Once his 15 minutes of fame pass, an animatronic plush toy named Ted matures into a scruffy Boston bear who parties harder than his Kennedy namesake. His handler is the confident and overly charming Mark Wahlberg (in a role better ...

The Trials of Muhammad Ali 3.0 stars

Muhammad Ali had no problem beating people up on the white man’s dime or acting as celebrity spokesperson for the organized hate group, the Nation of Islam. Shot down by one critic as “a disgrace to his country, race, and ...

Year Zero None stars

Pink Flamingos 0.0 stars

John Waters's made-in-Baltimore cult piece about the battle for the title of Filthiest Person Alive. The combatants are, in one corner, Connie and Raymond Marble (she of the coral-red hair, he of the swimming-pool blue), who kidnap hippie hitchhikers, impregnate ...

Romeo and Juliet 0.0 stars

Postmodern nightmare of Hawaiian sports shirts, pyrotechnical displays, hallucinogenic drugs, exotic fish (our star-crossed lovers first lay eyes on each other from opposites sides of the aquarium), underwater kisses, wedding music by Prince, the Crypt of a Thousand Candles, and ...

Captain Ron 1.0 stars

City Slickers at sea. An Illinois landlubber inherits a boat formerly of the Clark Gable estate, and takes his family on a Caribbean cruise under the tutelage of a one-eyed drunken old salt (Kurt Russell gargling rusty razor blades) of ...

A Tale of Mari and Three Puppies None stars

Ryuichi Inomata's film follows "a dog named Mari and her three puppies in the aftermath" of the 2004 Chūetsu earthquake. In Japanese with English subtitles. 2007.

Crystal Fairy 1.0 stars

Easy Rider for a decadent generation, Crystal Fairy and the Magical Cactus and 2012 is a smart but sour South American road movie that doesn't know what to do with its drug-fueled revelations. Say this for star Michael Cera — ...