maggie gyllenhaal


V.23 No.35 | 8/28/2014
Hug it out, boys. Hug it out.

Film Review

Frank

Left-of-center musical comedy finds art in the craziest places

Heady black comedy Frank takes music to a strange, new place.
V.21 No.24 | 6/14/2012
“Little to the left, Doc.”

Film Review

Hysteria

The advent of the vibrator gets the comic treatment, but filmmakers fail to touch a nerve

Imagine, if you will, a smirkingly lightweight comedy about the creation of the world’s first electric vibrator. Well, imagine no more, because the Brits have made one. Though nowhere near as odd as Alan Parker’s 1994 biopic about sexual health pioneer Dr. John Harvey Kellogg (The Road to Wellville), Hysteria is an unusual topic for cinematic enshrinement.

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V.19 No.12 | 3/25/2010
Who are your influences? What’s your sign?

Thin Line

Lady Reporters XXX—As I sat watching Crazy Heart and praying for death, it occurred to me that I don’t particularly care for the way print journalists, particularly of the female variety, are portrayed in movies.

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