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    '12 Years a Slave': The Dissenters

    Steve McQueen's brutal, unsparing look at American slavery has met with near-universal acclaim, but the critics who find fault with it ask questions worth answering.

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    Review: 12 Years a Slave

    Healing is a process more viable for the physical body than for the always-restless memory. Scars and wounds vanish into the past to be replaced by new skin, yet always leaving a mark. As minimal as that trace may be it becomes a permanent record of the pain endured. The size is correlate...

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    12 Years A Slave

    The gifted Chiwitel Ejiofor is a perfect choice to play the confident Northerner whose freedom and dignity are cruelly stripped away when he is sold into slavery in the 1840s.

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    Duncan Jones' 'Warcraft' Gearing Up With Paula Patton Nabbing Lead, Colin Farrell In The Mix

    Oh right, "Warcraft"... We sort of forgot the big-screen version of the massively popular video game was in the works, with "Moon"-helmer Duncan Jones signing on to direct at the beginning of the year. Given how long this movie has been in development—Sam Raimi was once attached, before exiting—it w...

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    Review: 'Prisoners' Starring Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Paul Dano, Terrence Howard & More

    Director Denis Villeneuve and actor Jake Gyllenhaal are on a roll. They recently debuted terrific psychological doppelganger thriller “Enemy” at the Toronto International Film Festival (review here), but first to hit theaters is their second collaboration, “Prisoners." Also playing Toronto, and maki...

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    Prisoners

    Every parents’ nightmare is vividly depicted in "Prisoners," the first Hollywood feature from talented Canadian director Denis Villeneuve, who brought us the chilling Oscar nominee "Incendies."

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    Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal In Surprising 'Prisoners'

    Denis Villeneuve's Prisoners sounds cookie-cutter conventional, and in fact there is nothing fresh in the concept: two little girls are abducted, and the father of one of them goes after a suspect the police have released. The clock is ticking ... and other cliches we've heard way too many times...

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    Watch: 5 Clips From Powerful 'Prisoners' Starring Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal & Paul Dano

    Running two and a half hours, soaked in rain and snow, and centering on the disappearance of two young girls that rocks the families involved to the core and finds them pushing their own ethical and emotional borders, there isn't much to smile about in Denis Villeneuve's "Prisoners." But it's also o...

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    Telluride Review: Steve McQueen's '12 Years A Slave' Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender & More

    Steve McQueen’s “12 Years a Slave” instantly establishes itself as the most unflinching of all slave dramas, which is to say, there is plenty of flinching, not to mention cowering and recoiling and passing out, thanks to beatings and whippings that arrive at roughly 10-to-15-minute intervals through...

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    Telluride Review: 'Prisoners' Starring Hugh Jackman & Jake Gyllenhaal

    Director Denis Villeneuve and actor Jake Gyllenhaal are on the precipice of having a tremendous fall film festival season. Arriving in just a few short days is their first collaboration, “Enemy,” a terrific psychological doppelganger thriller that will premiere next week in Toronto. But first up, th...

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