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Movie: “I Don’t Know How She Does It” actually does it

Movie: “I Don’t Know How She Does It” actually does it

Smitha Gundavajhala

September 18, 2011

Thoughts on Sarah Jessica Parker’s movie “I Don’t Know How She Does It”: its jokes are mostly clichés, puns and innuendo. I could predict the plot as the movie went on and see the blatant foreshadowing of later events. Even most of the audience could. They’d collectively gasp at the “uh...

The dollar menu for movies

The dollar menu for movies

Tiffany Lau

April 20, 2010

 7-Eleven adds Redbox DVD rental outside the store Read More »...

CGI: Computer Generated Indolence

CGI: Computer Generated Indolence

Shreya Shankar

January 20, 2010

1.6 billion tickets. $400 million in America. Over $1 billion worldwide. Two Golden Globes. Probably an Oscar. Is it even worth it? Read More »...

When you wish upon a star

When you wish upon a star

Shreya Shankar

December 23, 2009

https://elestoque.org/images/stories/topheadlines/princessfrogtop.jpgChock full of charismatic characters and magnetic music, "The Princess and the Frog" heralds Disney's return to the golden age of animation Read More »...

Turn on your subtitles

Turn on your subtitles

Karishma Mehrotra

December 21, 2009

https://elestoque.org/images/stories/paatopheadline.jpgBollywood's new release would make Hollywood bow down  Read More »...

Stay in school, kids

Stay in school, kids

Shreya Shankar

November 16, 2009

Though somewhat contrived, "An Education" teaches a valuable lesson Read More »...

Stay in school, kids

Stay in school, kids

Shreya Shankar

November 16, 2009

Though somewhat contrived, "An Education" teaches a valuable lesson Read More »...

Watching Watchmen

Watching Watchmen

Selene Rubino

March 13, 2009

 Men in blue, girls in tight latex, and a villain. It's comic book movie season. Read More »...

Rule Number One: He’s Just Not That Into You

Rule Number One: He’s Just Not That Into You

Shreya Shankar

February 13, 2009

Despite the razor-sharp advice the title suggests, the movie itself delivers hope, laughter and a little misplaced sexism. Read More »...

Brides batter the battlefront

Brides batter the battlefront

Shreya Shankar

February 1, 2009

"Substance" will never be a buzzword for "Bride Wars," a tale of frenzied and often morally unsound competition between a pair of ex-best friends. Read More »...

Rest in Solace, Bond always comes back alive

Rest in Solace, Bond always comes back alive

Jaime Chu

November 18, 2008

James Bond's latest world tour is nothing new. Read More »...