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    Review: Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal Carry Kidnapping Drama 'Prisoners,' But Is The Story Too Familiar?

    A first-rate ensemble procedural with weighty themes to spare, Quebecois director Denis Villeneuve's tense kidnapping drama "Prisoners" revolves around a familiar set of genre ingredients but lays them out with expert precision. Similar to Villeneuve's Oscar-nominated "Incendies," the director's fir...

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    Existimatum Criticizes the Critics

    A new site grades movies reviewers on their writing, and purports to separate the reliable from the un-.

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    ANIME REVIEW: "The Rose of Versailles"

    The Rose of Versailles makes American daytime soap operas feel restrained, but it scored an enormous hit in Japan. More than 15 million books of the manga have been sold world-wide. Right Stuff has just released the complete anime series on two-four disc sets - and here is my review.

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    Review Roundup: Ron Howard's 'Rush,' Starring Hemsworth and Bruhl, a Thrilling and Unconventional Formula 1 Epic UPDATED

    Strong reviews continue to come in for Ron Howard's "Rush," which hits theaters September 20. Starring Chris Hemsworth and Daniel Bruhl (who generated Supporting Actor Oscar buzz at the recently wrapped TIFF) as real-life Formula 1 rivals James Hunt and Niki Lauda, the film is a "virtuoso feat" (per...

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    Review: Nicole Holofcener's 'Enough Said' Starring James Gandolfini, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Catherine Keener & More

    The one constant surprise about getting older is that the ongoing lesson you soon learn is that you'll never figure it all out. Whatever you seemed confident and sure about at twenty becomes more nuanced by thirty and by the time you're seeing forty on the horizon, what was important two decades ago...

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    INSIDIOUS, CHAPTER 2: The Haunting of the American Male

    The Insidious films take place in an America haunted by faded dreams of a prosperity provided by a loved and respected father. In James Wan’s vision this patriarchal figure has been replaced by a maniacal presence brooding in the dark corners of a house where women are the strongest presence and me...

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    Review: Sam Rockwell Returns to His Dark Side With Haunting Backwoods Noir 'A Single Shot'

    Even before John Moon, the lonely woodsman played by Sam Rockwell at the center of David M. Rosenthal's "A Single Shot," accidentally shoots a young woman while hunting the desolate area near his trailer, his world has fallen apart. Rosenthal's adaptation of Matthew F. Jones' 1996 novel features a f...

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    Enough Said

    As a writer, director, and observer of contemporary life, Nicole Holofcener just keeps getting better and better. Now, in the wake of her perceptive, Manhattan-based "Please Give" she offers us "Enough Said,"

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    Review: 'Thanks For Sharing' Starring Mark Ruffalo, Gwyneth Paltrow, Tim Robbins, Pink & More

    It's safe to say that sex addiction is no longer the misunderstood step-brother to alcohol and drug addiction. Thanks to reality television, cable shows like "Californication" and last year's awards season contender "Shame," the stigma around sex addiction, of it not really being a problem or someth...

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    Review: David Sedaris Short Story Adaptation 'C.O.G.' Features Fine Performances But Might Work Better As An HBO Series

    Based on an essay in “Naked,” David Sedaris' hugely popular collection of autobiographical short stories, “C.O.G.” is notable for being the very first film adaptation of the author's work. Though he’d previously turned down all other offers to adapt his stories, the essayist was impressed by writer/...

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