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2008 Stories by Jordan Harper

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  • Ten Reasons Ween's Better Than Your Favorite Band

    published July 17, 2008

    "My Lord," you might be saying, "Ween is still around?" And how, brother. Dismissed for two decades as a joke band, Ween has labored in... More >>

  • Three the Hard Way

    published March 20, 2008

    No Country for Old Men(Paramount)"A horror comedy chase" is how a grinning Tommy Lee Jones describes No Country... More >>

  • Oscar-Starved

    published March 6, 2008

    Into the Wild(Paramount)Sean Penn waited a good decade before adapting Jon Krakauer's book about Chris McCandless,... More >>

  • Move Along, Kids

    published February 28, 2008

    Justice League: The New Frontier(Warner Bros.)Based on Darwyn Cooke's comic-book miniseries — a masterpiece... More >>

  • Laughing Pains

    published February 21, 2008

    Margot at the Wedding(Paramount)Margot (Nicole Kidman, or someone who looks just like her) is a fiction writer... More >>

  • Chafing Dishes

    published February 14, 2008

    No Reservations(Warner Bros.) From its cheap, mid-'90s-looking package to its woefully scant extras (one pre-chewed Food... More >>

  • How the West Was Wasted

    published February 7, 2008

    The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford(Warner Bros.)Beautifully shot, masterfully acted, and 19 hours... More >>

  • Donkey Punch

    published January 31, 2008

    The King of Kong (New Line) Seth Gordon's best-of-2007 documentary about the battle for Donkey Kong supremacy remains a... More >>

  • Super, Thanks for Asking

    published January 24, 2008

    Confessions of a Superhero (Arts Alliance) As one of those quoted on the package ("A more beautiful documentary you're unlikely... More >>

  • Wookiee Mistake

    published January 17, 2008

    Family Guy Presents: Blue Harvest(Fox)As someone with no use for Seth MacFarlane's potty-mouthed Simpsons rip,... More >>

  • Black Russian

    published January 3, 2008

    Eastern Promises(Universal)David Cronenberg and Viggo Mortensen are becoming a Bizarro World Hitchcock/Cary Grant combo,... More >>

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