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David Edelstein

October 15, 2007 | The Movie Review
What’s It All About, Anyway?

Sleuth is Pinter lite (a relief); We Own the Night does, basically.

October 8, 2007 | The Movie Review
Scandal Janitor

In Michael Clayton, George Clooney uses his mask of glamour to excellent effect. Plus: The movie on abortion?

October 1, 2007 |
Coen Heads

The mind-melded Coen brothers have made a brilliant fetish out of favoring form over content. But now, with No Country for Old Men, they may have discovered they don’t have to choose one over the other.

October 1, 2007 | The Movie Review
Clickety Clack

Ang Lee finds the perfect sex game for himself, while Wes Anderson discovers India by train.

September 24, 2007 | The Movie Review
The Forest for the Trees

Sean Penn can’t quite find his path in Into the Wild. Plus: Global-warming horror! (Quick, take refuge at Toots Shor’s.)

September 17, 2007 | The Movie Review
Post-Traumatic Mystery

Compared with Crash, Paul Haggis’s Iraq film is devastatingly restrained. Plus: Russell Crowe’s laughing eyes and Jodie Foster’s weird mistake.

August 27, 2007 | The Movie Review
The Boys of Summer

Judd Apatow & Co. take the teen sex comedy to a whole new level. The Nanny Diaries doesn’t raise the chick-flick bar.

August 20, 2007 | The Movie Review
Baby, You’re a Star. No, Really. That’s Your Role.

Stardust overcomes the silly obstacles it sets for itself. Plus: Leo’s scary documentary.

August 13, 2007 | The Movie Review
See Sickness

Pass the Dramamine, hold the popcorn: It’s the new Bourne flick.

July 30, 2007 | The Movie Review
The No-Spin Zone

Ice-cold facts illuminate the Iraq documentary No End in Sight. Plus: Dissent isn’t what it used to be.

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