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The year in film '09

Top 10 Films of 2009

Joe's Top 10 of 2009


Jennifer's Body

Across the Pacific

An interview with Simon Pegg

Coming to DVD Dec. 29

It's Complicated

Sherlock Holmes

Christmas movies

The Young Victoria


Up in the Air


(500) Days of Summer

Coming to DVD Dec. 22

2009's Breakout Stars

The 365 Best Films of the Decade...Coming Soon

Lust for Life

IFJA announces 2009 Film Awards

The Mel Brooks Collection

The Hangover

Indiana critics awards

The Road

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House


Coming to DVD Dec. 15

The Devil's Wedding Night (1973)

Taking Woodstock

Meet John Doe

The Cove

The New Christmas Classics, Part I

The New Christmas Classics, Part II

The Princess and the Frog

The changing face of animation


Julie & Julia



Coming to DVD Dec. 8

Angela's Ashes

Kicking off the awards season

Terminator Salvation

Everybody's Fine

Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian

Fat City

Coming to DVD Dec. 1

Motel Hell (1980)

Village of the Damned

Good comedians who make bad movies

Fantastic Mr. Fox

Ninja Assassin

Old Dogs

Angels & Demons

Julius Caesar

Coming to DVD Nov. 24

Madman (1982)

Top 15 Songs Redefined by their Films, Part II

Top 15 Songs Redefined by their Films, Part I

Yap vs. Yap: Twilight: New Moon

Prince of Darkness

Scott Farrar, VFX, "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen"

Planet 51


The Blind Side

Vampires in the movies


The Steel Helmet

Top 15 Songs Redefined by their Films, Part III

Coming to DVD Nov. 17

Yap vs. Yap: "2012"

A Serious Man

They Live

It's a disaster (movie)!

An Education



Coming to DVD Nov. 10

Twilight still sucks!

Twilight Rocks!

A Christmas Carol

The Fourth Kind

The Thing

Photo-realistic animation

The Damned United

Coco Before Chanel

The Beautiful, The Bloody, and The Bare (1964)

The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3

Inherit the Wind

I Love You, Beth Cooper

Paranormal Activity

Coming to DVD Nov. 3

Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure

It Might Get Loud

Musicians who became movie stars

Eaten Alive (1977)

This Is It

Haven’t we already ‘Saw’ it?

Whatever Works

Coming to DVD Oct. 27

Pit and the Pendulum

Astro Boy

This Night I'll Possess Your Corpse (1967)

Not Quite Hollywood

Good Hair

Critics Hate Horror

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

Gloria La Morte

Once Upon a Time in the West

Werewolves on Wheels (1971)


Coming to DVD Oct. 20

"Welcome" wins Heartland's top prize

Filmdom's Finest Cannibals

Hachi: A Dog's Tale

Atom Age Vampire (1960)

I Walked with a Zombie

Free Wall

The Stepfather

Max Reviews — The Invention of Lying

Rough Aunties

Law Abiding Citizen

After the Storm


The Best Part of My Day

Max Reviews — Surrogates

Where the Wild Things Are

Seven Minutes in Heaven

D Tour

P-Star Rising

Actor Doug Jones

Heartland Film Festival

Chicken Cowboy


My Name is Jerry

Small Collection

The Final Inch

Bicycle (Jitensha)


Marbles with Thoreau


Side by Side

The Eagle Hunter's Son

Entre Nos

Drag Me To Hell

New York, I love you...too.


Coming to DVD Oct. 13

Earth Days

All About Eve

The Thaw

The Boys Are Back

Couples Retreat

Max Reviews — Pandorum

Movies on vacation

My Life in Ruins

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

The Invention of Lying

Coming to DVD Oct. 6

Berlin Spy Sagas

Max Reviews — Coco Before Channel

Max Reviews — Capitalism: A Love Story

Max Reviews — Blind Date

Max Reviews — White Out

Max Reviews — I Can Do Bad All By Myself

Max Reviews — Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs

The Paul Newman Collection

Whip It

7 Documentaries You May Have Missed

Zombie comedies


Keke Palmer

Away We Go

I Drink Your Blood (1970)

The Bridge on the River Kwai

Inside Mr. Perry's House

Screenwriter Thomas Moffett, "Shrink"

Coming to DVD Sept. 29



Frankenstein’s Daughter (1958)

Battle for Terra

Lorna's Silence

The September Issue

Can Hollywood save itself?

Straight to Video

Step into Blu

Observe and Report


Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

Coming to DVD Sept. 22

Jennifer's Body

Zorg and Andy

Superman/Batman: Public Enemies

Malibu High (1979)

Clash of the Titans

"Fame" director Kevin Tancharoen

No screenings for old critics

Top 7 Hottest Horror Chicks

The Informant!

Love Happens

Fear Itself

X-Men Origins: Wolverine


Coming to DVD Sept. 15

Daughters of Satan (1972)

I Can Do Bad All By Myself

The Asphalt Jungle

Is Tim Burton still relevant?


Adult animation

Zombie-fied? Not so much.

All sexed up for 'Sex' sequel

Getting Schooled: Classroom Movies


Crank 2: High Voltage

Robin and Marian

Coming to DVD Sept. 8

Guess who's back?

Mutiny on the Bounty

Death Race 2000 (1971)

Soul Power



Child actors who made it

State of Play

Paper Heart

Coming to DVD Sept. 1

The Last Starfighter

Halloween II

Best Film Soundtracks: Part 1

Best Film Soundtracks: Part 2

Beau Geste

Sequels to Remakes (and the Prequels That Love Them)


Max Reviews: District 9

Boot Camp

Taking Woodstock

The best of summer '09

Summer Yappies Awards



World's Greatest Dad

Coming to DVD Aug. 25


3:10 to Yuma

Horrorplanet/Inseminoid (1981)

Inglourious Basterds

The Golden Boys

Top 7 Bikini Babes of Cinema

Post Grad

Assessing Tarantino

The Time Traveler's Wife

The Last House on the Left


Coming to DVD Aug. 18

A Star Is Born

The Class

Top 10 Misunderstood Movie Aliens, Part II

Aliens Among Us

Top 10 Misunderstood Movie Aliens, Part I

17 Again

District 9

I Love You, Man

Maniac Nurses Find Ecstasy (1990)

Orgy of the Dead (1965)

The Grapes of Wrath

Coming to DVD Aug. 11th

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra

The Top 5 of John Hughes


Win passes to see "District 9"!

A Perfect Getaway

Little Ashes

The Greatest Movies Never Made

Julie & Julia

Based on a...


The Soloist


Food in Film

Burial Ground (1981)

Coming to DVD August 4

Best Cinematic Rants, Part 1

Best Cinematic Rants, Part 2

Funny People

Max Reviews: G-Force

Video format wars


The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp

Food, Inc.

Bloody Birthday (1981)

The Hurt Locker

Dragonball Evolution

Fast and Furious

Seth Green

On the Waterfront

Scary Movies are for Kids

Miss March

And the winners are...

Reeling Backward: Johnny Got His Gun (1971)

The Ugly Truth

Should Potter fans be worried?

Why We Watch


Camilla Calamandrei


Two Thousand Maniacs (1964)

Harold and Maude

July 21: Coraline, Watchmen, Great Buck Howard

What happened to the drive-in?

Troll 2 (1990)

Sita Sings the Blues

Beyond Our Differences

Panic in Year Zero!

Filmmaker Nina Paley

Hoosier Filmmaker Kate Chaplin, "First They Came For"

Hoosier filmmaker Brian Pearce ("Illusions of Life")


Harry Potter saga


Throw it Down

Off Off Broadway


Rudo y Cursi

The Tiger Next Door

Garbage Dreams

Route 30

Best Worst Movie


Tre Lire - Primo Giorno


The Way We Get By

Racing Dreams

True Beauty This Night

The Beneficiary


Chicken Cowboy

Animated American

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

(500) Days of Summer

Watchmen Director's Cut

Shoot First, and Pray You Live

Official Rejection

Director Lance Doty

The Other Side of the Lens

Prince of Broadway

Rock-afire Explosion

Sullivan's Travels

July 14: Haunting in Connecticut, Edge of Love

Why We Watch

Piracy, critic embargos, and Kelly Preston


Mockumentary mania


The Wizard of Gore (1970)


Adam's Rib

The Hill


Top 10 Gangster Flicks

Set in Indianapolis

12 Rounds

Dr. Uwe Boll

The Betrayed

The Charge of the Light Brigade

Away We Go

Brute Force

Comic Book Casting: Part 2

Public Enemies

Movie robots

Doubling down on Oscar

My Sister's Keeper

Yap vs. Yap: Transformers

Waltz with Bashir

The Stratton Story

An interview with Herschell Gordon Lewis

Year One

Color Me Blood Red (1965)


Comic Book Casting: Part 1


The Proposal

Easy Virtue

Best movie summers

The Worst Summer Movie Season

Top 5 Summer Movie Seasons

Friday the 13th, Part VI: Jason Lives: Deluxe Edition

Friday the 13th (2009)


Friday the 13th, Part V: A New Beginning: Deluxe Edition

An Interview with Yara Shahidi ("Imagine That")

Blood Feast (1963)

Pumping Iron

Studio execs need to get the (Re)boot

Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter: Deluxe Edition

Imagine That

The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3

Moldy remakes

Movie stars with scars

Anvil! The Story of Anvil

Gran Torino


Destination Tokyo

Land of the Lost

Shall We Kiss?

My Life in Ruins


American Harmony

The Hangover

They Shoot Horses, Don't They?


The Brothers Bloom


On the Town

Tame horror films


Drag Me to Hell

Damn the Defiant!

New in Town

She-Devils on Wheels (1968)


Never-ending film franchises

Chris' take on "Terminator Salvation"

What's up with 3-D?

From Russia with Love

Terminator Salvation

"Captain Blood" & "The Adventures of Robin Hood"


VHS memories

Does Abrams owe Trek fans an apology?

Flesh for Frankenstein (1973)

The films of Ron Howard

Angels & Demons

Touch of Evil

Cargo 200


Director John Crowley, "Is Anybody There?"

Alligator (1980)

The evolution of Star Trek

Yap vs. Yap: "Star Trek"

Star Trek

Vanishing Point

She Wore a Yellow Ribbon

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

The Uninvited

Bride Wars

X-Men Origins: Wolverine

Battle for Terra

Ghosts of Girlfriends Past

Big summer movie preview

All of Me

Is Anybody There?

The Grand Illusion

The Informers

The Soloist


Movies about journalists



This Is Spinal Tap

The Wrestler

Cannibal Holocaust (1980)

Catching up with "State of Play"

Body-switcheroo flicks

17 Again

The Reader

Classics of French Erotica


"The Bad and the Beautiful"

The Ice Pirates (1984)

Yap vs. Yap: "Observe and Report"

Chris reviews "Observe and Report"

Movies at the mall

The Day the Earth Stood Still

Carnal Knowledge

Yes Man

"The Dawn Patrol"

Movies like "Adventureland" that are more than they seem


Joe reviews "Adventureland"

"Slumdog Millionaire"

Marley & Me

Pixar vs. DreamWorks animation

Reeling Backward: "The Battle of Algiers"

Catching up with "Sunshine Cleaning"

An Interview with Melora Hardin

Chris reviews "Monsters vs. Aliens"

Monsters Vs. Aliens

DVD Review: "Quantum of Solace"

3/20/09: Watchmen

Flesh Eater (1988)

Reeling Backward: "The Caine Mutiny"

An Interview with Martin Landau

Watchmen: Tales of the Black Freighter


Catching up with "Taken"

Doctor Dracula (1978)



An Interview with Screenwriter David Benioff

An Interview with Director Jeff Betancort

An Interview with Dolph Lundgren



The Class

Race to Witch Mountain

An Interview with Will Ferrell

An Interview with Joan Allen

Actor Brady Corbet, "Funny Games"

An Interview with Director Zack Parker

Spine Tingler: The William Castle Story


Jett Garner, actor, "Baghead"


An Interview with Taraji P. Henson


Interview: Robert Kenner, director of "Food Inc."