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David Edelstein

May 28, 2012 | The Movie Review
Formalist Goes to Camp

Wes Anderson returns with Moonrise Kingdom, his most stylized diorama yet.

May 24, 2012 | The Movie Review
After-School Vampires

Wobbly sets, incomprehensible plots, a star who couldn’t learn his lines: Can any film possibly keep up with the original Dark Shadows?

May 7, 2012 | The Movie Review
The Young and the Damned

I Wish, Girl in Progress, and a pair of other movies in which kids can’t catch a break.

May 7, 2012 | The Movie Review
Super 8

Joss Whedon joins forces with seven comic-book heroes in The Avengers.

April 30, 2012 | The Movie Review
Napoleon Dynamite

An art thief overcompensates for his height in Headhunters.

April 23, 2012 | The Movie Review
The Losing Kind

Important dogs and boyfriends go missing in Goodbye First Love and Darling Companion.

April 16, 2012 | The Movie Review
Bonjour, Les Enfants

Troubled kids meet troubled teacher, unsentimentally, in Monsieur Lazhar.

April 9, 2012
Mamma Mia!

Woody loves Soon-Yi.

April 9, 2012 | The Movie Review
Life Is a Cabaret

The preppy young women of Damsels in Distress think all the world needs is a few more tap shoes.

March 26, 2012 | Feature
Butts Below the Border

Will Ferrell brings his comedy (and unlikely body-image crusade) to Mexico.