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September 2011


Articles From Philip Brown in September
Friday Sep 30, 2011 30:00 AM ET
Plus Mortal Kombat gets the reboot treatment and 3D ticket prices are rising...
Friday Sep 30, 2011 00:00 AM ET
A movie that's funnier than cancer, Gerard Butler chooses poorly, and a documentary that should be required viewing for registered voters.
Thursday Sep 29, 2011 20:00 PM ET
Plus Johnny Depp lowers his fee to get The Lone Ranger movie made and Stephen King is writing a sequel to The Shining.
Wednesday Sep 28, 2011 15:00 AM ET
Plus yet another zombie movie is announced and David Duchovny will play a ghost-hunting Russki.
Tuesday Sep 27, 2011 10:00 AM ET
Plus Justin Timberlake plans a music movie without any singing (thankfully) and the trailer for Human Centipede 2 hits the Internet.
Monday Sep 26, 2011 35:00 PM ET
Plus a new glimpse of Anne Hathaway as Catwoman and someone tries to relive 127 Hours...
Friday Sep 23, 2011 10:00 PM ET
Plus Ghostbusters is coming back to theaters and a trailer for the latest terrible Nicolas Cage movie...
Friday Sep 23, 2011 05:00 AM ET
Brad Pitt & Co. hit one out of the park, Taylor Lautner takes his shirt off, and Jason Statham blows stuff up real good.
Thursday Sep 22, 2011 20:00 PM ET
Plus updates on Elton John's biopic Rocketman, and Seth Rogen/Jay Baruchel's apocalypse comedy.
Wednesday Sep 21, 2011 20:00 AM ET
James Cameron continues to grow both his bank account and his ego, Jason Bateman is maybe a little over-exposed, and Nicolas Cage is... undead. No, really.
Tuesday Sep 20, 2011 30:00 PM ET
Lars Von Trier to explore the final frontier (no, it's not space), John Singleton and Ice Cube re-team to tell the NWA story, and Clint Eastwood plans his next Oscar grab.
Monday Sep 19, 2011 50:00 AM ET
Reviews of two amazing documentaries close out Philip Brown's coverage of the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival.
Sunday Sep 18, 2011 20:00 PM ET
Almodovar and Banderas re-team for an unforgettable horror film; Huh Jong-ho's directorial debut is uneven but auspicious.
Saturday Sep 17, 2011 25:00 PM ET
Daily reviews of some of the best and worst movies to screen at this year's Toronto International Film Festival. Today's reviews: Jay and Mark Duplass' second film Jeff Who Lives at Home and Ben Wheatley's Kill List.
Friday Sep 16, 2011 00:00 PM ET
Two horror offerings, one a misfire and the other an exercise in style sure to please the bloodthirsty crowd.
Friday Sep 16, 2011 00:00 AM ET
Drive is something that absolutely demands to be seen by anyone who claims to love movies. The other major releases this week are completely disposable, but who cares?
Thursday Sep 15, 2011 50:00 AM ET
William Friedkin proves that the '70s cohort of directors can still bring the goods; Woody Harrelson stands out in Oren Moverman's contribution to the "cops behaving badly" genre.
Wednesday Sep 14, 2011 45:00 AM ET
A Palin documentary exposes some of its subject's flaws, and Ralph Fiennes proves adept at translating the Bard to the big screen.
Tuesday Sep 13, 2011 50:00 AM ET
Alexander Payne returns to the director's chair; Seth Rogen produces and co-stars in a funny film that could've used more cancer.
Monday Sep 12, 2011 05:00 AM ET
Sarah Polley takes some risks, while Francis Ford Coppola over-indulges himself.
Sunday Sep 11, 2011 10:00 AM ET
Bobcat Goldthwait has turned into one of the best dark comedy directors around, while Fernando Meirelles continues to disappoint.
Saturday Sep 10, 2011 45:00 AM ET
Michel Hazanavicus serves up the pure joy of cinema while Werner Herzog continues to explore the dark side of the human condition.
Friday Sep 9, 2011 45:00 AM ET
What's going on at the Toronto International Film Festival, from The Morton Report's man on the ground.
Friday Sep 9, 2011 05:00 AM ET
Ah, September. A month that brings an end to summer warmth and shoves kids back into school. Yep, the carefree days of summer are over, but fortunately anyone desperate for escape always has a solid month of movies to help...
Thursday Sep 8, 2011 00:00 PM ET
Two movies from this year's Toronto International Film Festival that should be on your radar this year.
Wednesday Sep 7, 2011 25:00 PM ET
The Expendables 2 To Become Planet Hollywood: The MovieHere’s a bit of news sure to please anyone who grew up cheering braindead action movies from the '80s and '90s. Sylvester Stallone revealed today that Arnold Schwarzenegger and Bruce Willis...
Tuesday Sep 6, 2011 20:00 PM ET
Plus, Beetlejuice the latest in a long line of unnecessary reboots; Madonna's latest gets bad ... really bad ... reviews.
Friday Sep 2, 2011 25:00 PM ET
The last week of August brings an awkward bridge between braindead summer entertainment and art house fall releases. The Debt signals a major change in the type of movies that will start filing up the multiplexes.The film deals with...
Thursday Sep 1, 2011 35:00 AM ET
The Coen Brothers Plan A Faux Folk Music Bio-PicAfter being spoiled by at least one Coen Brothers movie per years since 2007, 2011 looks to be sadly Coens free. But, fear not young film geeks. You can wipe away...

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