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2007 Stories by Nathan Lee

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  • Best Movies of 2007

    published December 27, 2007

    1. There Will Be Blood: The Texas tea bubbles up from the ground like primordial blood at the beginning of Paul Thomas Anderson's... More >>

  • My Kid Could Paint That

    published November 1, 2007

    An irresistible subject for a documentary: the charming celebrity of Marla Olmstead, an artist from upstate New York whose talent for... More >>

  • Strangers on a Train

    published October 18, 2007

    The estranged brothers Whitman have reunited for a journey onboard The Darjeeling Limited, a colorful old locomotive traversing... More >>

  • Flop Quiz

    published September 13, 2007

    The arrival of Balls of Fury on local screens is an extraordinary event that calls for an extraordinary approach to film... More >>

  • Halloween

    published September 6, 2007

    Rob Zombie's Halloween isn't quite a remake of John Carpenter's 1978 slasher masterpiece. The first hour, which vividly and viciously... More >>

  • A Star Is Bourne (Again)

    published August 2, 2007

    The Bourne Ultimatum opens in Russia as the amnesiac superspy Jason Bourne (Matt Damon) does what he does best: elude capture,... More >>

  • Charge of the Light Brigade

    published August 2, 2007

    In the observation room of the spacecraft Icarus II, passengers sit on a bench in front of a large rectangular screen displaying a view... More >>

  • Auto-Chaotic

    published July 5, 2007

    Transformers twiddles its big, fat, stupid robotic thumbs for the better part of two hours before jabbing them into your eye socket... More >>

  • Unbunch Panties, Please

    published June 14, 2007

    Eli Roth is obviously a poseur, but on the evidence of Hostel: Part II, he's also kind of a pussy. Anyone can string a naked woman up by... More >>

  • Pirates of the Caribbean: At Wit's End

    published May 31, 2007

    And so Disney's immense, booty-busting, pro-piracy epic has come to an End. I doubt very much that Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's... More >>

  • 209 Weeks Later

    published May 10, 2007

    Four years after "Mission Accomplished," 28 Weeks Later reminds us that the mission, whatever the hell it was to begin with, is now... More >>

  • Home of the Brave

    published May 10, 2007

    War is hell, says Home of the Brave, and if you're Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson, so is acting. Fiddy gets a leg up from being typecast as Jamal... More >>

  • What a Difference a Day Makes

    published March 15, 2007

    The space-time continuum smacks the shit out of Sandra Bullock in Premonition, the latest in nonlinear nonsense, but the fun really gets... More >>

  • I Think I Love My Wife

    published March 15, 2007

    I Think I Love My Wife From the makers of Pootie Tang, one the greatest movies ever made, comes... More >>

  • Man on Man Action

    published March 8, 2007

    Long ago there reigned a clan of Speedo-wearing militaristic psychopaths called the Spartans. They lived beneath a copper-colored sky, on a... More >>

  • 17 + 6 - 5 + 1 - 3 + 7 = 23!

    published February 22, 2007

    The Number 23 grips hold of one stupid idea and runs so far with it, in so many directions, to such little purpose, that it nearly won me... More >>

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