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    HAMPTONS REVIEW | "Rum Diary," Johnny Depp's Homage to Hunter S. Thompson, is Flawed But Earnest

    "Vividly average" is the term used to describe the Puerto Rican readership of a raggedy newspaper in "The Rum Diary," Bruce Robinson's adaptation of the early Hunter S. Thompson novel. It could also describe the resulting movie. Depp coaxed Robinson out of retirement to write and direct "The Rum Di...

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    Footloose—movie review

    Does the world really need a remake of Footloose? I would answer no, but I must also admit that the new movie is innocuous and pleasant-enough to watch. Writer-director Craig Brewer, who made the disarming Hustle & Flow, has taken Dean Pitchford’s 1984 screenplay and layered onto i...

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

    Everything from a remake of a beloved 80s dance flick to a new work by master filmmaker Pedro Almodovar is opening in theaters this week. Get a sense of what's worth your money by checking out the reviews published this week on indieWIRE and our blog network.

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    REVIEW | Pedro Almodóvar's "The Skin I Live In" Is a Messy Medical Thriller

    EDITOR'S NOTE: This review was originally published during the 2011 Cannes Film Festival. "The Skin I Live In" opens in limited release this weekend.

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    REVIEW | "Texas Killing Fields" Is Directed By Michael Mann's Daughter, and Looks Like It

    It might be unfair to read an artist's work on the basis of her lineage, but Ami Canaan Mann is asking for it. Her sophomore effort, "Texas Killing Fields," lives and breathes the hard-crime oxygen of the movies commonly associated with her father, Michael Mann. The younger Mann goes through the mot...

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    Critical Consensus: Pedro Almodovar's "The Skin I Live In" Tops Weak Week On criticWIRE

    Despite finding a mixed response since debuting at the Cannes Film Festival earlier this year, Pedro Almodovar's latest, "The Skin I Live In" is the pick of a rather weak week for opening specialty films according to the folks polled on criticWIRE.

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    REVIEW | "Bombay Beach" Explores Dreams and Isolation By the Sea

    The beautiful desolation of "Bombay Beach" makes it difficult to describe as a documentary. Alma Har'el's directorial debut takes a nonfiction setting and displays its haunting qualities in poetic terms. The small, impoverished community where the movie is set - buried in the heat of the Colorado de...

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    NYFF '11 | Unfinished, Martin Scorsese's "Hugo" is a 3-D Lesson in Film History

    It wasn't quite a secret screening by the time Martin Scorsese took the stage at Lincoln Center's Avery Fischer Hall Monday night, but the sneak peek of the director's 3-D fantasy "Hugo" -- shown as part of the New York Film Festival -- still generated palpable anticipation as the packed house got t...

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