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Dark Knight Rises Is a Dark, Epic Blockbuster

Finale to Batman trilogy rivals Greek myths: Richard Corliss

(Newser) - The Dark Knight Rises reviews are in, and no, we won't give anything away—except the glowing accolades from reviewers. TDKR is predictably dark, brooding, and intense, but elevates the world of capes and gadgets to great storytelling:
  • "For once a melodrama with pulp origins convinces viewers that
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10 Best Movies Since 2000

The Artist, Hurt Locker, and Lord of the Rings make the list

(Newser) - What are the 10 best movies since the year 2000? Richard Corliss at Time rounds up the greatest film achievements of the millennium so far. Here's a sampling: More »

Lessons From the Decade's Movies

Superheroes and big budgets ruled the aughts

(Newser) - Movies look a lot different in 2010 than they did in 2000. Richard Corliss of Time looks back at what we learned from a decade at the multiplex:
  • Superheroes Are Serious: Light comic book movies have given way to the dark, layered stuff of graphic novels. “Superhero movies are
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Netflix Is for 'Blobby People'

(Newser) - Like 10.6 million Americans, Time film critic Richard Corliss has a subscription to Netflix, which sends everything from Bollywood megamusicals to BBC miniseries to his mailbox. "No question," Corliss admits, "Netflix serves a need"—it's super cheap and stocked with titles. But the DVD delivery... More »

Farrah: 'America's Ideal of Itself'

(Newser) - Farrah Fawcett’s time as a superstar may have been short, but she played her entire life—and career—with grace, Richard Corliss writes in Time. And no one can forget her 1970s heyday. “If the big, bulky computers of the day could have programmed America’s ideal of... More »

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