DEVIL IN A BLUE DRESS (1995)

This week we're revisiting Carl Franklin's sorely under-appreciated neo-noir, which celebrates its 25th anniversary this month.

SPIRITED AWAY (2001)

SPIRITED AWAY (2001)

This week we're getting Ghibli with it, as we sit down for The Unenthusiastic Critic's first viewing of Hayao Miyazaki's weird and wonderful animated classic.

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THE INNOCENTS (1961)
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THE INNOCENTS (1961)

This week, we're giving The Unenthusiastic Critic's Halloween Movie Marathon another turn of the screw.

suspiria
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SUSPIRIA (1977)

This week, we're beginning our 2018 Halloween Movie Marathon, and The Unenthusiastic Critic is seeing red.

Watership Down
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WATERSHIP DOWN (1978)

The Unenthusiastic Critic is having a bad hare day.

grease
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GREASE (1978)

With summer days drifting away, we're hopelessly devoting this episode to a campy cultural touchstone.

there will be blood
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THERE WILL BE BLOOD (2007)

We're drilling down on our first viewing of Paul Thomas Anderson's celebrated American epic.

manchurian candidate
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THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE (1962)

Remember the good old days, when the idea of a Russian-controlled U.S. president was still the stuff of fiction?

midnight run
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MIDNIGHT RUN (1988)

This week we're celebrating the 30th anniversary of Martin Brest's classic buddy-comedy. I'll get donuts.

a fish called wanda
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A FISH CALLED WANDA (1988)

The Unenthusiastic Critic has never seen A Fish Called Wanda? Sorry, that's a chip up the nose.

terminator
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THE TERMINATOR (1984)

The Unenthusiastic Critic can't be reasoned with, she can't be bargained with, she doesn't feel pity or remorse, and she will not stop EVER…

Footloose
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FOOTLOOSE (1984)

The Unenthusiastic Critic needs a hero, and she doesn't find one in 1984's Footloose. 

Dog Day Afternoon
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DOG DAY AFTERNOON (1975)

Will The Unenthusiastic Critic appreciate Sidney Lumet's 1975 masterpiece? You can pretty much take that to the bank.

on golden pond
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ON GOLDEN POND (1981)

"It's like a Hallmark card with loons on it." The Unenthusiastic Critic is heading into summer with Katherine Hepburn and Henry Fonda.

RETURN OF THE JEDI
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RETURN OF THE JEDI (1983)

Fear leads to anger, and anger leads to hate, as The Unenthusiastic Critic searches her feelings about 1983's Return of the Jedi and the Star Wars films in general.

Dawn of the Dead
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DAWN OF THE DEAD (1978 & 2004)

It's a creature double-feature this week, as we devour George Romero's 1978 zombie classic and Zack Snyder's 2004 remake.

Mamma Mia
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MAMMA MIA! (2008)

In a winner-takes-it-all Mother's Day episode, Michael is taking a chance on Mamma Mia!, and Nakea couldn't escape if she wanted to.

Better Off Dead
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BETTER OFF DEAD (1985)

This week we're watching Savage Steve Holland's cult teen comedy, and The Unenthusiastic Critic wants her two dollars.