Pete Vonder Haar


Pete Vonder Haar is a regular film contributor at Voice Media Group and its film partner, the Village Voice. VMG publications include LA Weekly, Denver Westword, Phoenix New Times, Miami New Times, Broward-Palm Beach New Times, Houston Press and Dallas Observer.

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  • Had Airplane! been set in the present day, Captain Oveur might have asked Joey if he preferred prison movies to those about gladiators. The rise of the incarceration industry has seen a spike in films about burly men alternately bonding...

  • One benefit of China's rise as a global film power has been that bigger budgets and larger audiences are now devoted to productions of stories from the country's expansive history. Films set during China's imperial dynasty era have been around...

  • You can probably name only a handful of "great" golf movies before getting down to titles featuring an abbreviated Tim Conway. Tommy's Honour, directed by Jason Connery and based on Kevin Cook's 2007 book, isn't exactly great, but it's...

  • The Boss Baby might look, at first, like any other major studio animation release. It hits all the expected notes: the enduring importance of family, the persistence of untrustworthy/clueless adults, and the inherent hilarity of...

  • 7 months ago | Film and TV

    In other words, this is a movie about an "infant" kept in a drug-induced, pre-toddler state, who must prevent a global genocide.

  • Director George Mendeluk has stated that he wanted to make Bitter Harvest to bring wider attention to the Holodomor, the forced famine imposed by Joseph Stalin, which killed millions of ethnic Ukrainians in the early 1930s. That's...


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