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Catherine Keener

  • Movie Review: ‘The Croods’

    Silly, silly fun. There’s not much of a plot — The Croods are a family of cave-dwellers whose home is threatened by earthquakes; the dad Grug (Nicolas Cage) is over protective;…

  • Indie Review: ‘Cyrus’

    Cyrus is the kind of independent movie that makes me love independent movies, so it might seem paradoxical that I don’t want to write this review. I just want to tell…

  • Review: ‘Cyrus’

    By Shannon Hood Reprinted from the SXSW Film Festival, 3/17/2010 Mark and Jay Duplass caused a bit of a commotion at Sundance and SXSW in 2005 when their feature film The…

  • Indie Review: ‘Please Give’

    Perhaps only New Yorkers can fully appreciate the unique but not uncommon real estate transaction that underlies Nicole Holofcener’s fourth feature film Please Give. Successful dealers in trendy midcentury modern furniture,…

  • Review: ‘Where The Wild Things Are’

    I’ve got to give it to Spike Jonze. He took on the Herculean task of adapting one of the most beloved children’s books of all time, and mostly got it right.…