Politi-Flix

Bullet points

Knight and Day

Starring Tom Cruise, Cameron Diaz, Peter Sarsgaard, Paul Dano, Viola Davis
Directed by James Mangold

Here’s a film with a high bullet quotient, that is it feels like the makers of this film put it together from a list of bullet points, to wit:

Holly-Woof

Marmaduke

Starring Lee Pace, Judy Greer, William H. Macy, and the voices of Owen Wilson (as Marmaduke), George Lopez, and Kiefer Sutherland

Huckstering Hollywood

Other People's Money

Hocking Hollywood

Wall Street

A blurry future in space

Hubble

An IMAX documentary narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio

Death at a theater

Death at a Funeral
Starring Chris Rock, Martin Lawrence, Tracy Morgan, James Marsden, Peter Dinklage, Zoe Saldana
Directed by Neil LaBute

Cross-examining super-heroism

Kick-Ass
Starring Aaron Johnson, Chloe Moretz, Nicholas Cage, Christopher Mintz-Plasse
Directed by Matthew Vaughn

Cop Out
Starring Bruce Willis, Tracey Morgan, Seann William Scott
Directed by Kevin Smith

Repo Men
Starring Jude Law, Forrest Whitaker, Liev Schreiber, Alice Braga
Directed by Miguel Sapochnik

Clash of the (critical) titans 2.0

Way back in 1981, the Critical Advisory Board approved a review of that year’s version of Clash of the Titans for a film history textbook. But, given that this entry is now dated — especially due to the release of a 2.0 version in 2010 — the Critical Advisory Board voted to revise this entry in its new Film Criticism History Textbook.