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    Morgan Spurlock's 'Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope' Is Charming, But Does He Bury the Lead?

    Spurlock has crafted an inoffensive love letter sure to please the contingency it represents. However, no matter the cheerful vibe, this is one portrait that could have used a critical eye.

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    Book Review: Annette Insdorf's 'Philip Kaufman' Elevates the Director But Skips the Pain

    Annette Insdorf's monograph on director Philip Kaufman is just what you'd expect from the astute and thorough Columbia University Director of Undergraduate Film Studies.

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    A Capra Classic Made Whole

    A year before 'It Happened One Night' famously swept the Oscars, Frank Capra and screenwriter Robert Riskin made 'Lady for a Day', which earned four Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture—but because it was withheld from TV and 16mm distribution for years, it never attained the widespread...

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    Review: 'Turn Me On, Dammit!' A Fun Yet Uneven Look At A Sex-Crazed Female

    With all of the stories, movies, and television episodes dedicated to the horny teenage male, it's a bit of an understatement to say that the topic is well-covered. Regrettably, there's still a nasty double-standard in regards to the population of sexual-minded females -- their desires aren't looked...

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    Review: 'Artificial Paradises' A Wonderful Minimalist Experience

    Set in the breathtaking beach environment of Veracruz (Mexico) at a near dilapidated resort-of-sorts, "Artificial Paradises" is a terrific minmimalist experience centering on the unlikely relationship between middle-aged grounds worker Salomón (Salomón Hernández) and young heroin abuser Luisa (Luisa...

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    Review: 'Goon' Is A Middling Sports Comedy Elevated By A Surprising Turn By Seann William Scott

    It feels odd that "Goon," a brutal comedy based around the sport, from the pen of hockey-loving Apatow grads Jay Baruchel (star of "Undeclared" and "Knocked Up") and Evan Goldberg (co-writer, with Seth Rogen, of "Superbad" and "Pineapple Express"), would go on wide release in Britain this weekend, w...

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    Critic's Notebook: Is It Wrong to Download Pirated Movies? Not Quite, Says One Critic.

    Remember back in the '80s, when people used to engage in recreational drug use? Just Say No, Nancy Reagan told us, and a collective lightbulb clicked on over America, ending the drug war forever.

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    Weekend Preview: Violence, Fairy Tales, Bullies & Horny Norwegians

    Joining current box office king "The Hunger Games" this weekend are popcorn-sellers "Wrath of the Titans" (VFX 3-D sequel) and family fairy tale "Mirror Mirror" ...

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    What to See, What to Skip: New Reviews This Week

    This week sees the release of "Bully," the much hyped documentary that the The Weinstein Company finally decided to release unrated after trying to get the MPAA to change their R-rated tune. Is the film as important as they've made it out to be? Check out our reviews below for a clue....

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    Mirror, Mirror

    Mirror, Mirror

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