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"It is not my business to tell you what it's about. My business is to get excited about it,
to bring it to your attention. I am a raving maniac of the cinema."
-Jonas Mekas


3:10 to Yuma (2007); 12:08 East of Bucharest (2006); 13 Going on 30 (2004); 21 (2008); 28 Weeks Later (2007); 30 Minutes or Less (2011); 35 Shots of Rum (2009); 300 (2007); 2012 (2009); 2046 (2004); The Adjustment Bureau (2011); Alexander (2004); Alice in Wonderland (2010); All Good Things (2010); Amer (2009); The American (2010); Anatomy of Hell (2004); Angels & Demons (2009); Animal Kingdom (2010); Anonymous (2011); Another Year (2010); Antichrist (2009); Apollo 18 (2011); The Arbor (2010); The Art of Getting By (2011); Arthur (2011); Avatar (2009); The Aviator (2004); Bad Teacher (2011); The Band's Visit (2008); The Bank Job (2008); Battle in Heaven (2006); Battle: Los Angeles (2011); Be Kind Rewind (2008); The Beaches of Agnes (2009); Beeswax (2009); Beginners (2011); Beowulf (2007); Bill Cunningham (2011); Birth (2004); Biutiful (2010); The Black Dahlia (2006); Black Sheep (2007); Black Swan (2010); Black Snake Moan (2007); Blue Beard (2010); Blue Valentine (2010); Borat (2006); Boarding Gate (2008); The Boss of it All (2007); Brand Upon the Brain! (2007); Breach (2007); Brick (2006); Bridesmaids (2011); Brokeback Mountain (2005); Broken Embraces (2009); Broken Flowers (2005); Brothers (2009); The Brown Bunny (2004); Bubble (2006); Burn After Reading (2008); Captain America: The First Avenger (2011); Cargo 200 (2009); Catfish (2010); Cedar Rapids (2011); Certified Copy (2010); Charlie Wilson's War (2007); Chéri (2009); Choke (2008); A Christmas Tale (2008); The Chronicles of Narnia (2005); City Island (2010); The City of Your Final Destination (2010); Clash of the Titans (2010); Clerks II (2006); Closer (2004); Cloud 9 (2009); Cloverfield (2008); Cold Souls (2009); Collateral (2004); Colombiana (2011); Conan the Barbarian (2011); Contagion (2011); Conviction (2010); Cowboys & Aliens (2011); Cracks (2011); Crash (2005); Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011); CSA: The Confederate States of America (2006); The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008); The Da Vinci Code (2006); The Day After Tomorrow (2004); The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008); Day Night Day Night (2007); Daybreakers (2010); Dear Wendy (2005); The Debt (2011); Died Young, Stayed Pretty (2009); A Dirty Shame (2004); Il Divo (2009); Dogville (2004); Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (2011); Doubt (2008); Drag Me to Hell (2009); Drama/Mex (2007); Drawing Restraint 9 (2006); Drillbit Taylor (2008); Drive Angry (2011); Drive (2011); Dylan Dog: Dead of Night (2010); Easy A (2010); Easy Virtue (2009); The Edge of Heaven (2008); Elizabethtown (2005); L'Enfant (2006); Enter The Void (2010); The Expendables (2010); Exterminating Angels (2007); Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009); The Fighter (2010); Finding Neverland (2004); Fish Tank (2010); (500) Days of Summer (2009); Flanders (2007); Food, Inc. (2009); Footloose (2011); Forbidden Lie$ (2009); Friday the 13th (2009); Friends With Benefits (2011); Friends with Money (2006); Fright Night (2011); Frontier of Dawn (2009); Frozen River (2008); The Future (2011); Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life (2010); Get Low (2010); Get Smart (2008); Ghost Rider (2007); The Ghost Writer (2010); A Girl Cut in Two (2007); The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (2010); The Girlfriend Experience (2009); Gone Baby Gone (2007); Goodbye First love (2011); Goodbye Solo (2009); The GoodTimesKid (2007); Greenberg (2010); The Green Hornet (2011); Green Lantern (2011); Grindhouse (2007); The Guard (2011); Hadewijch (2010); The Hangover (2009); The Hangover Part II (2011); Hanna (2011); Heartbreaker (2010); The Help (2011); Higher Ground (2011); A History of Violence (2005); Hobo With A Shotgun (2010); The Holy Girl (2004); Horrible Bosses (2011); Hot Fuzz (2007); Hot Rod (2007); House of Flying Daggers (2004); Howl (2010); The Hurt Locker (2009); I Am Love (2010); I Am Number Four (2011); I Love You Phillip Morris (2010); I Want Someone to Eat Cheese With (2007); The Ides of March (2011); The Illusionist (2010); I'm Still Here (2010); I'm Not There (2007); In Between Days (2006); In Bruges (2008); In the Loop (2009); Inception (2010); The Incredibles (2004); Indiana Jones & the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008); The Informant! (2009); The Informers (2009); Inglourious Basterds (2009); INLAND EMPIRE (2006); The Invasion (2007); The Invention of Lying (2009); Iron Man (2008); Iron Man 2 (2010); It's Kind Of A Funny Story (2010); I've Loved You So Long (2008); Jack Goes Boating (2010); Jennifer's Body (2009); Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work (2010); Julie & Julia (2009); Juno (2007); Kaboom (2010); The Kids Are All Right (2010); Kill Bill, Volume 2 (2004); Killer Elite (2011); The Killer Inside Me (2010); Killer of Sheep (2007); The King's Speech (2010); Knowing (2009); Lady Chatterley (2007); Lady in the Water (2006); Larry Crowne (2011); Lars and the Real Girl (2007); The Last Airbender (2010); The Last Mistress (2008); The Last Winter (2007); Lebanon (2010); Let Me In (2010); Let the Right One In (2008); Life During Wartime (2010); Limitless (2011); The Limits of Control (2009); The Lincoln Lawyer (2011); Lebanon, Pa. (2010); Little White Lies (2010); Lourdes (2010); Love & Other Drugs (2010); The Love Guru (2008); Love Songs (2008); Lymelife (2009); MacGruber (2010); Machete (2010); Making Plans for Lena (2010); The Man From London (2008); Management (2009); Marie Antoinette (2006); Margot at the Wedding (2007); Married Life (2007); The Mechanic (2011); Meek's Cutoff (2010); Melancholia (2011); Mesrine: Killer Instinct (2010); Mesrine: Public Enemy #1 (2010); The Messenger (2009); Micmacs (2010); Midnight in Paris (2011); Mid-August Lunch (2010); A Mighty Heart (2007); Milk (2008); Momma's Man (2008); Moon (2009); Moneyball (2011); Mother (2010); Mother and Child (2010); My Afternoons With Margueritte (2010); My Bloody Valentine 3D (2009); My Week With Marilyn (2011); Never Let Me Go (2010); The New World (2005); Nine (2009); No Country for Old Men (2007); No Strings Attached (2011); Nobody Knows (2005); North Face (2010); Nowhere Boy (2010); The Number 23 (2007); Of Gods and Men (2010); Oldboy (2005); Ondine (2010); One Day (2011); Paranoid Park (2008); Paris 36 (2009); Paris, je t'aime (2007); Paul (2011); Persepolis (2007); Pina (2011); The Pink Panther 2 (2009); Pirate Radio (2009); Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011); Piranha (2010); Please Give (2010); Potiche (2010); Pride & Prejudice (2005); Priest (2011); Private Property (2007); Quid Pro Quo (2008); Rachel Getting Married 92008); Rango (2011); The Reader (2008); Red (2010); Red Riding Hood (2011); Red Road (2007); Regular Lovers (2007); Restless (2011); Revanche (2009); Rio (2011); Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011); The Road (2009); Robin Hood (2010); Romance & Cigarettes (2007); The Runaways (2010); Rubber (2011); The Rum Diary (2011); Salt (2010); The Science of Sleep (2006); Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010); Season of the Witch (2011); The Secret in Their Eyes (2010); A Serious Man (2009); Shall We Kiss? (2009); Shark Night 3D (2011); Shutter Island (2010); Sideways (2005); Silent Hill (2006); Silent Light (2007); The Simpsons Movie (2007); Sin City (2005); A Single Man (2009); The Situation (2007); Slumdog Millionaire (2007); Smart People (2008); Snow Angels (2008); The Social Network (2010); Solitary Man (2010); Something Borrowed (2011); Somewhere (2010); Source Code (2011); Speed Racer (2008); Spider-Man 2 (2004); Splice (2010); Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter...and Spring Again (2004); Star Trek (2009); Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (2005); State of Play (2009); Still Life (2008); Stone (2010); Straw Dogs (2011); Sucker Punch (2011); Sugar (2009); Super (2010); Super 8 (2011); Summer Hours (2009); Super Size Me (2004); Surveillance (2009); Survival of the Dead (2010); Sweeney Todd (2007); Synecdoche, New York (2008); Syriana (2005); Take Me Home Tonight (2011); Take Shelter (2011); The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 (2009); Taking Woodstock (2009); Team America (2004); Tears of the Black Tiger (2007); Tell No One (2008); The Temptation of St. Tony (2010); Terminator Salvation (2009); Thank You For Smoking (2006); There Will Be Blood (2007); The Thing (2011); This is England (2007); Thor (2011); The Three Muskateers (2011); Time (2007); The Time of The Wolf (2003); Tiny Furniture (2010); Transsiberian (2008); The Tree of Life (2011); Troll Hunter (2011); The Trip (2011); True Grit (2010); Tulpan (2008); Two Lovers (2008); Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (2010); Unknown (2011); Up (2009); Up in the Air (2009); Vantage Point (2008); La Vie en rose (2007); Vincere (2010); Walk the Line (2004); The Ward (2011); The Wayward Cloud (2005); We Are What We Are (2010); We Don't Live Here Anymore (2004); Wendy and Lucy (2008); When We Leave (2010); White Material (2010); Wild Grass (2009); Winnie the Pooh (2011); Winter's Bone (2010); The Wolfman (2010); Woman on the Beach (2006); X-Men: First Class (2011); X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009); Year One (2009); You Will Meet A Tall Dark Stranger (2010); Young Adam (2004); Your Highness (2011); Zodiac (2007).


Amer (2009); Dogtooth (2009); Johnny Guitar (1954); The Temptation of St. Tony (2009); Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (2010).


Homecoming (2009); Push (2009); Sukiyaki Western Django (2009); Teeth (2009).


Adventureland (2009); Away We Go (2009); Bright Star (2009); Capitalism: A Love Story (2009); An Education (2009); It Might Get Loud (2009); Julie & Julia (2009); The Maid (2009); Peter and Vandy (2009).


Everybody's Fine (2009); Me and Orson Welles (2009); Ponyo on the Cliff (2009); Sherlock Holmes (2009); Youth in Revolt (2009); Zombieland (2009).


These are links to my full columns written for The Burg / some of these were edited for space when published in The Burg / the edited versions can be read in hard copies or on the Burg website in pdf form

  • "City Cinema", Film Column, Mar 2011
  • "City Cinema", Film Column, Jan 2011
  • "City Cinema", Film Column, Nov 2010
  • "City Cinema", Film Column, Sept 2010
  • "City Cinema", Film Column, July 2010
  • "City Cinema", Film Column, May 2010
  • "City Cinema", Film Column, March 2010
  • "City Cinema", Film Column, Jan 2010
  • "City Cinema", Film Column, Nov 2009
  • "City Cinema", Film Column, Sept 2009
  • "City Cinema", Film Column, July 2009
  • "City Cinema", Film Column, May 2009
  • "City Cinema", Film Column, April 2009


    OTHER PUBLISHED WORKS

    HARRISBURG PATRIOT-NEWS:
  • "Rebirth of the Midtown Cinema", December 5, 2008
  • "Roll It", May 22, 2008

    SENSES OF CINEMA:
  • "2009 World Poll", January 21, 2010
  • "2006 World Poll", Issue no. 42, Jan-Mar 2007
  • "2005 World Poll", Issue no. 38, Jan-Mar 2006
  • "Top Tens", Issue no. 37, Oct-Dec 2005

    THE ONE-LINE REVIEW:
  • "The 50 Greatest Films", July 9, 2009

    COUNTING DOWN THE ZEROES:
  • "Best of 2000", July 22, 2009

    CENTRAL ALTERNATIVE:
  • My Central Alternative Reviews (July 2004-Sept 2005)
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