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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  • 4 months ago | Film and TV

    Vaxxed, the new “documentary” about the alleged connection between vaccines and autism, is directed by Andrew Wakefield, the disgraced doctor responsible for duping untold thousands of parents into believing vaccinations could give their children ...

  • Vaxxed, the new "documentary" about the alleged connection between vaccines and autism, is directed by Andrew Wakefield, the disgraced doctor responsible for duping parents into believing vaccinations could give their children autism. This...

  • In recent years, American horror movie fans have largely found themselves choosing between two generally unappetizing categories: "found footage" (the better to skimp on your budget, my dear) and remakes, which always struck me as particularly...

  • Everybody needs a mentor. Unfortunately, when you're a recent transplant to suburban Virginia who's not quite fitting in at your new prep school, options may be limited. For example: the terminally ill, ex-CIA assassin who lives next door, as is...

  • Finland, as any fourth-grade book report could tell you, is a land of contrasts. This explains how director Jalmari Helander can combine scenes of timeless natural beauty with action and dialogue straight out of a 1980s Golan-Globus production....

  • The problem with inspirational biopics is keeping the person at the center of the story relatable and realistic rather than deifying them. Christina Noble's story is eminently -- almost heartbreakingly -- grounded, and the aptly titled...

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