Tag Archives: Harrison Ford

Duck And Cover: Hero Complex Asks Whether “Raiders of the Lost Ark” Is Overrated.

Oh boy … here’s one that’ll get the fanboys a-rioting. With the 30th anniversary of “Raiders of the Lost Ark” upon us, the folks at Hero Complex tackle a thorny question: Is the warmly remembered film of our youth actually … Continue reading

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The Story Behind “The Empire Strikes Back.”

Via FlickeringMyth, here’s an inside look at the best film in the original “Star Wars” trilogy. The report, from TotalFilm, sheds some fascinating light on the film, including the reasonable fear that director George Lucas might not be able to … Continue reading

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The Weekend Box Office And Your Monday Must-Read.

A parable about the dangers of genetic engineering and a film that’s getting derided for its historical inaccuracies ruled the box office this weekend. “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” stayed atop the box office heap for the second … Continue reading

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Review: “Cowboys & Aliens” Is The Chicken Caesar Salad of Filmmaking.

Salon’s Andrew O’Hehir tees up and takes a big, fat swing at “Cowboys & Aliens,” which is so implausibly named that it ought to work. But it does not. And in a review so funny that it actually made me … Continue reading

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