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The Punch Drunk Critics, your Washington DC area film buffs, take a casual approach to talk about what's going on in the movie world while never forgetting to have fun!

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Summer kicked off like a bolt of lightning(Thor) and went out like a wimpy punk with a dull blade(Conan the Barbarian). But now the fall season is here, when we'll be treated to the films that will be on all of our minds when the Academy... more

Sex, sequels, and superheroes. The 2011 summer movie season has drawn to a close and while it's not going to score any points for breaking the creative mold, the box office numbers don't lie and this one was a scorcher! But do... more

We slow it down from the all the summer blockbusters with a few films that have kept a lower profile. The first is Guillermo Del Toro's remake of the 1973 TV horror, Don't Be Afraid of the Dark. Was this mostly unseen cult film worth... more

As the summer may be winding down, but one of the season's hottest films is just making it's way to our shores. We take a look at Joe Cornish's crtiically revered alien invasion film, Attack the Block, and determine if it's truly worth all... more

A well rounded week to say the least! From escaping the inescapible in the form of death, to crusading against inequality and denial of humanity, and all the way down to a forced robbery comedy! Of course this means we'll be talking... more

Get your paws off us you damn dirty apes! We duck for cover and try to avoid the monkey apocalypse in our reviews of Rise of the Planet of the Apes, the prequel/reboot of the classic sci-fi franchise. Plus we'll take a look at the body... more

The summer superhero season comes to a shield bashin' end with Captain America: The First Avenger! How does the patriotic superhero's big screen adventure measure up to the rest of the season's crop? Justin Timberlake and... more

It All Ends! Not for us, but for Harry Potter and the rest of the Hogwarts gang this week marks the end of their decade long adventure. Where does the Harry Potter series rank of the best franchises of all-time? We'll be joined by The... more

It's the final war between the Autobots and Decepticons, and Michael Bay is sparing nothing to make sure it's the greatest battle ever! But is Transformers: Dark of the Moon the best yet? Will Bay finally put all the pieces together... more

2011 is already halfway over! Isn't that crazy? And like we do every year it's time for us to take a look back and remember the best of what we've seen so far...and also the worst. Who gave the performances we hope don't get forgotten... more