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    The Monuments Men

    It’s rare to find a movie that isn’t ironic or aloof, especially in its overarching goal, to pay tribute to an unpopular enterprise that paid off for posterity.

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    Review: George Clooney's World War II Adventure 'The Monuments Men' Never Achieves Liftoff

    George Clooney' true-life World War II adventure "The Monuments Men" never achieves liftoff.

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    This Weekend, See Mindbender 'A Field in England' in Theaters, Watch 'Enemy' on DirecTV

    A wicked brew of mind-melting psychological thrillers opens this weekend: "Kill List" director Ben Wheatley's B&W feature "A Field in England" and Denis Villeneuve's equally creepy "Enemy." Also in theaters arrive the much-ballyhooed (and delayed) "The Monuments Men," gaining mixed reactions from cr...

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    The Monuments Men Erases Women from History

    In George Clooney's "male-washed" retelling of history, women are barely worth a mention. Blanchett is a token presence, and because she's the sole woman in this army of art lovers, she comes to represent the Exceptional Woman who is different from the rest of womankind -- the woman who's better tha...

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    George Clooney Saves the World (Or At Least Art) in 'The Monuments Men'

    The Monuments Men begins with a captivating scene, set in Belgium during World War II. We see close-ups of a work of art -- van Eyck's oversized Ghent Altarpiece—hear banging, then see priests crate up the individual panels of the painting, put them in a truck in the dark of night and send it off f...

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    Review: 'The Monuments Men' Starring George Clooney, Matt Damon, Bill Murray & Cate Blanchett

    "The Monuments Men" always felt like a worthwhile (if dicey) proposition: it's the true-life tale of a band of Allied art historians and curators who are dropped into occupied territory during the frenzied final moments of World War II, and their goal was simple and seemingly insurmountable. In the ...

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    Watch: First Clip From George Clooney's 'The Monuments Men' Plus 2 Featurettes, TV Spot & New Images

    Originally set for release last month, “The Monuments Men,” George Clooney’s latest directorial outing, was pushed back to February to make sure it was the best it could be. Now with the release mere weeks away, the men-on-a-mission film has unleashed a brand-new clip and two featurettes to lure you...

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    Watch: Newsreel Trailer, TV Spot, Soundtrack Details & New Images From 'The Monuments Men'

    While the woulda/shoulda/coulda conversation about the awards potential for "The Monuments Men" will likely pop up again once reviews for the film start coming in, the bottom line is that it simply wasn't ready. Originally slated to arrive this month, George Clooney's WWII caper was pushed a couple ...

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    Berlin Announces More 2014 Titles, Including Alain Resnais, Claudia Llosa and a Cate Blanchett Triple Feature

    The first seven films for the 64th Berlin International Film Festival's competition lineup have been announced.

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