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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  • Romantic comedies seem to have soured more than most movie genres. It could be due to their insistence on happy endings, or perhaps it's the rigid structure that demands easily avoidable conflict followed by the protagonist breathlessly chasing...

  • 6 days ago | Film and TV

    Romantic comedies seem to have soured more than most movie genres. It could be due to their insistence on happy endings, or perhaps it’s the rigid structure that demands easily avoidable conflict followed by the protagonist breathlessly chasing do...

  • A persistent criticism of Hollywood's recent portrayals of homosexuality is the inclination toward hagiography. And if there's one complimentary thing to say about Justin Kelly's King Cobra, it's that this crime drama does an admirable job...

  • 5 months ago | Film and TV

    The road to equal treatment has been a long and difficult one for the disabled community, and littered with setbacks and defeats. Occasionally lost in that quest for accessibility legislation and insurance mandates has been the subordinate struggl...

  • The road to equal treatment has been a long and difficult one for the disabled community, and littered with setbacks and defeats. Occasionally lost in that quest for accessibility legislation and insurance mandates has been the subordinate...

  • 6 months ago | Film and TV

    Were we wrong to root for Kevin Smith? When he burst onto the scene in 1994, it was the most improbable of rags-to-riches movie narratives: bankrolling Clerks by selling his comic book collection and running up thousands of dollars in credit card ...

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