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David Edelstein

November 28, 2011 | The Movie Review
When Vampires Mate

The fourth Twilight film is—like a lot of weddings and births—an unexpectedly primal experience.

June 25, 2012 | The Movie Review
No Prince Required

Brave, starring Pixar’s first female lead, casts a spell.

April 12, 2010 | The Movie Review
Primitive Magic

Michel Gondry’s heartrending family documentary. Plus, some mighty dull Titans.

May 3, 2010 | The Movie Review
The Selfish Altruist

A splendid mini-morality tale from Nicole Holofcener and her muse, Catherine Keener.

June 14, 2010 | The Movie Review
Ozark Gothic

Winter’s Bone pulls incredibly powerful drama out of a grim, hard corner of rural America.

May 20, 2013 | The Movie Review
Star Trek II: Part II

Into Darkness is an homage to The Wrath of Khan—and a deep draft of Klingon ale.

September 27, 2010 | The Movie Review
Old Greed, New Greed

Gordon Gekko updates his portfolio. Plus: Waiting for “Superman” takes flight.

August 23, 2010 | The Movie Review
Road to Myself

Julia Roberts downs a lot of carbs and has an epiphany. There, we’ve saved you twelve bucks.

October 11, 2010 | The Movie Review
Best Served Cold

The Social Network is a wallop of Red Bull, poured over ice. Plus: The pale, Bergmanesque vampires of Let Me In.

August 9, 2010 | The Movie Review
A Not So Super Hero

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World is the coolest movie ever … at least for the first half-hour.

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