Pete Vonder Haar

 

Pete Vonder Haar is a regular film contributor at Voice Media Group and its film partner, the Village Voice. VMG publications include LA Weekly, Denver Westword, Phoenix New Times, Miami New Times, Broward-Palm Beach New Times, Houston Press and Dallas Observer.

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  • Director George Mendeluk has stated that he wanted to make Bitter Harvest to bring wider attention to the Holodomor, the forced famine imposed by Joseph Stalin that killed millions of ethnic Ukrainians in the early 1930s. That's certainly...

  • 6 days ago | Film Reviews

    Romantic comedies seem to have soured more than most movie genres. It could be due to their insistence on happy endings, or perhaps it’s the rigid structure that demands easily avoidable conflict followed by the protagonist breathlessly chasing do...

  • Romantic comedies seem to have soured more than most movie genres. It could be due to their insistence on happy endings, or perhaps it's the rigid structure that demands easily avoidable conflict followed by the protagonist breathlessly chasing...

  • A persistent criticism of Hollywood's recent portrayals of homosexuality is the inclination toward hagiography. And if there's one complimentary thing to say about Justin Kelly's King Cobra, it's that this crime drama does an admirable job...

  • 6 months ago | Film Reviews

    Were we wrong to root for Kevin Smith? When he burst onto the scene in 1994, it was the most improbable of rags-to-riches movie narratives: bankrolling Clerks by selling his comic book collection and running up thousands of dollars in credit card ...

  • Yoga Hosers stands as the second in Kevin Smith's promised (threatened?) "True North" trilogy of movies set in Canada for no apparent reason other than that he appears to find the accents hilarious. (The first was the walrus-themed horror...

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