Film Reviews

Film Reviews

Little Miss Sunshine [theaters & times]R, 102 minutesOpens Friday, August 18, nationwide The “road picture” is, in many ways, the kiddie pool of the American filmmaking industry. Countless neophyte filmmakers have tested the waters of Hollywood with a cheap-and-easy road movie. The simple, anything-goes formula of a road picture makes it easy for just about […]

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The Ruins By Scott SmithKnopf, 319 pages words  It starts the same way every time.    An interchangeable group of Young Americans, on a rowdy bacchanal in a Foreign Paradise, stumbles across Something They Shouldn’t. Ignoring all the obvious warnings, they Venture Where They Daren’t and end up unleashing a Supernatural Horror that proceeds to dispatch […]