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  1. Repo! The Genetic Opera

    A goth successor to The Rocky Horror Picture Show, this gruesome 2008 rock opera takes place in a dystopian future when epidemic…

  2. Star Trek

    Following the perfunctory Star Trek: Nemesis (2002), Paramount has handed over the beloved sci-fi franchise to a fresh team of producers (among…

  3. Zombieland

    Scattershot but sharp, this postapocalyptic road comedy gives Shaun of the Dead a run for its money. Jesse Eisenberg (Adventureland, The Squid…

  4. Surrogates

    In the not-too-distant future, everyone has a robotic avatar that he sends out into the world, controlling it with his brainwaves from…

  5. A nous la liberte

    Rene Clair's 1931 satire on industrialization was overshadowed for many years by Chaplin's Modern Times and then forgotten, though its recent release…

  6. Beetlejuice

    An appealing mess. Director Tim Burton joins forces with writers Michael McDowell, Warren Skaaren, and Larry Wilson, and a cast headed by…

  7. Tucker Max fans: They may be stupid, but they're not dweebs

    justL says:

    bleh bleh bleh bleh not seeing this.

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  8. Ad Community Shorts

    Anna Patel's filmed meditation "A Nephilim Grieves" screens Tuesday 10/6 in the Midwest Independent Film Festival's Advertising Community Shorts Night.