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Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans: Watch Werner Herzog and Nicolas Cage turn Harvey Keitel’s 1992 tortured cop into a whooping clown. Entertaining for the wrong reasons, and occasionally flat-out bizarre.
William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe: What compelled the titular lawyer to defend alleged killers, terrorists, and rapists? This doc by Kunstler’s daughters gives mini-history lessons but not a satisfying answer.
The Blind Side: Despite its cliche- and bad-accent-ridden trailer, this true story about the Baltimore Ravens’ Michael Oher has gotten solid reviews and earned praise for Sandra Bullock. Miracles do happen!
Planet 51: An animated sci-fi feature from New Line Cinema. Which is not Pixar, Disney, or DreamWorks, so why bother?
That’s about it, folks. Oh wait, I seem to remember there’s one more…. Oh yeah, a little film called
The Twilight Saga: New Moon: Team Edward. Team Jacob. Chaste love triangle! Let’s be realistic — no one really cares what critics think.