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2009 Stories by Melissa Anderson

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  • Brothers is a PTSD melodrama

    published December 10, 2009

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  • I Can Do Bad All by Myself

    published September 17, 2009

    If you are the director, producer, writer (adapting your own stage play), and costar of a film, you really show how bad you can do all... More >>

  • Taking Woodstock Ruins It

    published August 27, 2009

    "If you remember Woodstock, you probably weren't there," the expression goes. And if you were, could you please stop gassing on about it?... More >>

  • Matthew McConaughey Is Scary Bad in Ghosts of Girlfriends Past

    published April 30, 2009

    Two weeks after jowly Matthew Perry transformed into pretty Zac Efron to relive his adolescence in 17 Again, Warner Bros. releases... More >>

  • Obsessed

    published April 30, 2009

    How long does it take Sasha to get fierce in this almost-tongue-in-cheek Fatal Attraction retread? Too long — and even... More >>

  • Sugar's Directors Are in a League of Their Own

    published April 9, 2009

    Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck have transformed some of the saggiest, most clichéd genres with smarts, non-screechy politics, superb acting,... More >>

  • The Edge of Love

    published March 19, 2009

    No longer weighted down by the perukes she had to wear in The Duchess, Keira Knightley returns to the simpler chignons of... More >>

  • Madea Goes to Jail

    published February 26, 2009

    When we last saw Tyler Perry's signature character — the bosomy, blunt-smoking, Glock-yielding Georgia granny — she and her... More >>

  • Confessions of a Shopaholic

    published February 19, 2009

    The Confessions of a Shopaholic we need right now would be a handheld doc featuring former Merrill Lynch CEO John Thain sobbing into the... More >>

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