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José Padilha

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    Review: 'Narcos' Season 1 Had Promise, But Netflix Could Have Learned From 'Entourage'

    Alas, this is not the best Pablo Escobar biopic to be made in our lifetimes — real or fictional.

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    Netflix's 'Narcos' Is a Flawed, Epic History of the 'War on Drugs'

    Almost quaint in its reluctance to investigate the complex motivations of real-life antihero Pablo Escobar, 'Narcos' emerges as a series full of promises it can't keep.

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    Watch: Visit Brazil With 2 International Trailers For Onmnibus 'Rio, I Love You' With Vincent Cassel, Harvey Keitel & More

    Okay, the World Cup might be over but that doesn't mean attention on Brazil will be fading away. After sojourns to Paris and New York, producers are now bringing the cinematic spotlight to Rio de Janeiro with the omnibus "Rio, I Love You" and two international trailers are here to preview the ten sh...

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    Robocop

    "Robocop" marks Brazilian documentarian-turned action director José Padilha’s American debut, but it doesn’t reveal anything other than an ability to execute high-octane action scenes.

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    Jack Black Takes 'The D-Train,' Chloe Sevigny Feels '#Horror' And John Turturro & Vanessa Paradis Say 'Rio, I Love You'

    Nachrichten aus Berlin! That's “news from Berlin” to you English. But although it's from Berlin, it's about Rio de Janeiro, which is confusing. But yes, news has arrived that John Turturro and Vanessa Paradis (who paired up in his upcoming directorial effort "Fading Gigolo") have signed on for a seg...

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    Review: 'RoboCop' Starring Joel Kinnaman, Gary Oldman, Abbie Cornish, Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Keaton & More

    Every movie should be approached with an open mind. Ideally, be it a film from Martin Scorsese or Friedberg and Seltzer, a reviewer should be going in without expectations, ready to play it as it lays. But it'd be dishonest to pretend that that was the case going in to "RoboCop," because it's a long...

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