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Match Cuts

Match Cuts: “Troy” (photo)

Match Cuts: “Troy”

In Match Cuts, we examine every available version of a film, and decide once and for all which is the one, definitive cut worth watching. This week, in honor of Brad Pitt’s role in the recently released baseball drama “Moneyball” we’re taking a look at the epic war film “Troy.” EDITIONS: Theatrical Cut (2004): 163 […]

Match Cuts: “Sin City” (photo)

Match Cuts: “Sin City”

In Match Cuts, we examine every available version of a film, and decide once and for all which is the one, definitive cut worth watching. This week, in honor of Robert Rodriguez‘s new “Spy Kids” movie, “All the Time in the World,” we’re looking at the director’s adaptation of the graphic novel series “Sin City.” […]

Match Cuts: “Conquest of the Planet of the Apes” (photo)

Match Cuts: “Conquest of the Planet of the Apes”

In Match Cuts, we examine every available version of a film, and decide once and for all which is the one, definitive cut worth watching. This week, in honor of the new “Planet of the Apes” movie “Rise of the Planet of the Apes,” we’re looking at fourth film in the original series, J. Lee […]

Match Cuts: “Daredevil” (photo)

Match Cuts: “Daredevil”

In Match Cuts, we examine every available version of a film, and decide once and for all which is the one, definitive cut worth watching. This week, in honor of the new Marvel Comics superhero movie “Captain America: The First Avenger,” we’re looking at the Marvel Comics superhero movie “Daredevil.” EDITIONS: –Theatrical Cut (2003): 103 […]

Match Cuts: “Dark Star” (photo)

Match Cuts: “Dark Star”

In Match Cuts, we examine every available version of a film, and decide once and for all which is the one, definitive cut worth watching. This week, in honor of John Carpenter’s new film “The Ward,” we’re looking at his very first film: “Dark Star.” EDITIONS:
 -Original Movie Cut (1974): 68 minutes
 -Theatrical Cut (1975): […]

Match Cuts: “Bad Santa” (photo)

Match Cuts: “Bad Santa”

In Match Cuts, we examine every available version of a film, and decide once and for all which is the one, definitive cut worth watching. This week, in honor of Jake Kasdan’s bad teacher movie “Bad Teacher,” we’re looking at Terry Zwigoff‘s bad Santa movie “Bad Santa.” EDITIONS: –Theatrical Cut (2003): 91 minutes –Unrated Cut […]

Match Cuts: “Close Encounters of the Third Kind” (photo)

Match Cuts: “Close Encounters of the Third Kind”

In Match Cuts, we examine every available version of a film, and decide once and for all which is the one, definitive cut worth watching. This week, in honor of J.J. Abrams’ Spielbergian small-town alien mystery movie “Super 8,” we’re looking at Steven Spielberg‘s “Close Encounters of the Third Kind.” EDITIONS: –Theatrical Cut (1977): 135 […]