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What to Expect from Our Sundance 2009 Coverage


As you’ve probably already figured by now, I am whisking my way off to the snowy, majestic mountain town of Park City, Utah for the 2009 Sundance Film Festival. And just like last year, I will be bringing you updates from the ground all week long, including reviews, news and spotlights on the festival’s hottest tickets and events.

DVD Review: ‘Balls Out: Gary the Tennis Coach’ Teabags Your Funny Bone


Apparently, it was possible for Seann William Scott to phone in his stock and trade asshole character. And he’s calling you collect.

13 Films You Should Be Excited to See at Sundance 2009


There are a lot of films playing at Sundance over the next two weeks. And personally I’ve watered down all of the information to a list of 37 films that I intend to see. I’ve gone even further for this article, pinpointing 13 films that I would recommend to all of you based on early word of mouth, pedigree of its cast/crew or just my own intuition.

‘The Unborn’ is Another Knock Against David Goyer


The Unborn opens with a dream sequence that includes a dog wearing a mask. And yes, the rest of the movie is just as funny. In fact, if you go into the movie expecting a comedy you’ll come out extremely satisfied. Just don’t expect anything resembling a competent horror film.

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The 25 Most Anticipated Movies of 2009


If you ask anyone in the film industry, the year doesn’t begin until we’ve properly dictated to you our most anticipated movies of the next 12 months. Seriously, ask anyone. They will tell you that anticipation cannot exist without a road map. And said map must be provided by the staff here at FSR. It’s science.

Review: ‘The Alphabet Killer’ Is A Dyslexic Thriller


Ten year-old Carla Castillo is found raped and murdered in Churchville, NY, a suburb outside of Rochester, and Det. Megan Paige (Eliza Dushku) thinks it’s the work of a serial killer.

Foreign Objects: Taken (France)


This week’s entry may not look look like a French film, but the movie bible (IMDB) says it is, so it is. It’s produced by a French man, directed by a French man, and released by a French production company. It’s also filmed in English and is being released in the US one year after it’s worldwide release.

Review: ‘Surfer, Dude’ Is A Stoner Comedy Minus The Comedy


How do you make a stoner comedy and forget the comedy? Having watched both Surfer, Dude and the DVD’s special features, my guess would have something to do with the cast and crew sampling the ganja used as set dressing a bit too often and succumbing to short term memory loss.

Foreign Objects: Timecrimes


Foreign Objects travels the world of international cinema each week to look for films worth visiting. So renew your passport, get your shots, and brush up on the local age of legal consent, this week we’re heading to… Spain!