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    Review: 'John Mellencamp: It’s About You’ Is An Amateur, Empty Music Documentary

    “John Mellencamp: It’s About You” is a documentary directed, shot and edited by professional photographer Kurt Markus and his son, Ian Markus. The film’s title refers to a debate between Mellencamp and Kurt as to whom the subject of the film would be. Mellencamp wanted the mo...

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    Review: 'The Hunter' A Fantastic, Grim Thriller Targeting Modern Iran

    We've come to expect more than a few things from Iran in recent years, and that goes for its cinema as well (at least the films we actually get to see). The country's most notable movies employ a naturalistic aesthetic, blend fact and fiction, indulge in minimalism and, in that sense, "...

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    Now and Then: Why The Descendants Should Win Best Picture

    "The Descendants" starts slow, muddied by voiceover and unclear intentions. But it soon sneaks up on you, deepening — ripening, really — until it achieves something approaching wisdom.

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    The Iron Lady

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    Empire Polls Actors' 2011 Faves with Surprising Results

    I love the choices made by a gaggle of actors polled by Empire Magazine for their fave films of 2011.  "Jane Eyre" and "Take Shelter" were on my ten best list, and 'Attack the Block" made my top 20.  Here's a sample of some must-see, often offbeat films. I ...

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    SIMON SAYS: As another year passes, Chris Gorak's RIGHT AT YOUR DOOR reminds us where we have been

    Writer/director Chris Gorak's "The Darkest Hour" hit theaters on Christmas Day; to give you an idea of why you should be excited, here's an appreciation of Gorak's topical 2006 chiller, "Right at Your Door." “They don’t really know anything,” Rory Cochrane murmurs wonderingly at one point early o...

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    A Separation—movie review

    What can you say about a film that is so vividly real, and so intense, that it holds you spellbound for two hours, without letup? 'A Separation', written and directed by Asghar Farhadi, would be superior filmmaking under any circumstances. That it also enables Western audiences to relate to its Iran...

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    The Iron Lady—movie review

    It goes without saying that Meryl Streep is always worth watching; in the case of 'The Iron Lady', her uncanny performance as Margaret Thatcher is the best, and possibly only, reason to see this pallid biography. Screenwriter Abi Morgan does provide a primer on Thatcher’s remarkable rise from grocer...

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    Will The Iron Lady's Nasty Reviews Hurt Meryl Streep at the Oscars?

    Well, these are not the reviews Harvey Weinstein had in mind when he backed "The Iron Lady." So far the movie is scoring 64% on Rotten Tomatoes. Stateside critics are praising Meryl Streep's impeccable portrait of a much-revered and reviled British leader, while many question Phyllida Lloyd's direct...

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