Movies Released in 2011 (in alphabetical order)

Win Win

Win Win

Writer/director (and sometimes actor) McCarthy's third feature, after indie hits The Station Agent and The Visitor, is another mild-mannered dramedy about unexpected friendships. Paul Giamatti stars as Mike, a down-on-his-luck New Jersey lawyer whose business is struggling almost as much as the high school wrestling team he coaches. After he makes a shady decision to become the "guardian" of a… read more!

X-Men: First Class

X-Men: First Class

The X-Men film franchise was starting to get tiresome, in my humble opinion. And that's coming from a guy who was a major fan of the comics back when he was a kid. (I think I stopped reading around the time I was 11 or 12, after illustrator John Byrne moved on to other titles.) So it was with reluctance… read more!

Young Adult

Young Adult

After delivering the crowd-pleasing dramedies Juno and Up in the Air, Jason Reitman re-teams with Juno scribe Diablo Cody, blessedly eschewing the idiosyncratic slang dialogue that made her such a polarizing screenwriter, to deliver a bleak, crowd-numbing anti-comedy. Charlize Theron stars as Mavis, a bitchy former prom queen and now author of several disposable "young adult" novels (think Sweet Valley… read more!