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David Edelstein

December 17, 2007 |
And Opening This Week...

If there had to be a last man on Earth, Will Smith would be a good candidate. Plus: The Kite Runner, and Francis Ford Coppola’s return to the movies.

December 17, 2007 |
The Year in Movies

Johnny Depp slashed throats and Javier Bardem got freaky with a cattle stun gun, Julie Christie astonished, rats mingled with Ayn Rand, and we came to an infinitely greater understanding of what can happen in the blink of an eye.

December 10, 2007 | The Movie Review
Melodrama in Distress

Atonement should make amends to Ian McEwan. Plus: Juno, a teen flick run amok.

December 3, 2007 | The Movie Review
Savage Grace

Two wonderful meditations—from Julian Schnabel and Tamara Jenkins—on life slipping away.

November 26, 2007 | The Movie Review
It Ain’t Me, Babe

Todd Haynes’s many Bob Dylans don’t add up.

November 19, 2007 | The Movie Review
Family Guy

Noah Baumbach plumbs the inky depths of smart, shallow people. Plus: Brian De Palma's Redacted.

November 12, 2007 | The Movie Review
War Cry

Lions for Lambs may have you making strange noises. Plus: Seinfeld’s sting-free comedy.

November 5, 2007 | The Movie Review
High and Dry

American Gangster is oddly bloodless.

October 29, 2007 | The Movie Review
‘Devil’ Worship

Sidney Lumet lovers, rejoice! Plus: The small problem with Ryan Gosling’s sex-doll movie.

October 22, 2007 | The Movie Review
Ways of Making You Talk

Rendition is rousing despite itself. Plus: Dead-kid season in Hollywood.

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