Brian Miller

Tyler and Mortensen as Arwen and Aragorn

Winter Film

For a superpower, America always loves the underdog. Even as we're mopping up Al Qaeda and rubbing Russia's face in its post-Cold War irrelevance, the… Continue reading

Tyler and Mortensen as Arwen and Aragorn

Wizards, start your engines!

At the world championship of Magic, professional role-playing is an extreme (and lucrative) sport.

Kim, Sung, and Yoo (from left) reunite.

Woman Is the Future of Man

Showing at Northwest Film Forum, Fri., May 5– Thurs., May 11. Not rated. 88 minutes.

Kim, Sung, and Yoo (from left) reunite.
Shortz weighs his words.

Wordplay

Opens at Harvard Exit, Fri., June 23. Rated PG. 90 minutes.

Shortz weighs his words.
Brody and Padilla spread the union gospel.

Working girls

Mops! Buckets! Dignity! Freedom!

Brody and Padilla spread the union gospel.
XXX

Working It, Hollywood-Style

Punching the clock in the movies means striking a costumed pose.

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No need for mutant etiquette: Jackman will slice his own meat, thank you.

X-Men 2: Hugh Jackman in Coasting Mode

Comic-book sequel can't change its shape.

No need for mutant etiquette: Jackman will slice his own meat, thank you.
Give yourself always as the sea, says Verdú, who does just that.

Y Tu Mamá También

Y TU MAM`TAMBIɎMGM Home Entertainment, $26.98GIVEN THE RAUNCH on this unrated movie's original April release, one might've expected even more salacious deleted scenes. Alas, there… Continue reading

Give yourself always as the sea, says Verdú, who does just that.
Give yourself always as the sea, says Verdú, who does just that.

Y Tu Mama Tambien: Truth or Dare

Teenagers learn about more than sex from Señora Robinson.

Give yourself always as the sea, says Verdú, who does just that.
Cliff, the rebel.

You can get it

Caribbean manifesto still carries an irresistible beat.

Cliff, the rebel.
Žižek in mid-discourse.

Žižek!

Runs Fri., Jan. 13–Thurs., Jan. 19, at Northwest Film Forum

Žižek in mid-discourse.