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    Stephanie Zacharek and David Fear Discuss Sofia Coppola's 'The Bling Ring'

    In week's installment of our Critical Consensus column, Time Out New York's David Fear trades e-mails with The Village Voice's Stephanie Zacharek about "The Bling Ring," which opens tomorrow.

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    'Man of Steel': Superguy For Our Times

    If casting really were everything, Man of Steel would be phenomenal: Henry Cavill soars away with the title Best Looking Superman Ever; Russell Crowe brings emotional depth to the role of his father, Jor-El; Michael Shannon glowers as Jor-El's power-hungry nemesis, General Zod, yet makes us see t...

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    Review: 'Berberian Sound Studio'

    People love movies about the making of movies. Well, that's perhaps an exaggeration -- general audiences have a history of some apathy towards the genre. But filmmakers certainly love films that go behind the scenes of their own business, from "8 1/2" to last year's Oscar winner "The Artist," and ci...

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    SIFF Review: Painterly, Meditative S. African Drama 'Forgotten Kingdom' Buoyed by Rich Performances

    Premiering at the Seattle International Film Festival is Andrew Mudge's South African drama The Forgotten Kingdom.

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    Review - 'Gideon's Army' Is A Necessary Look At The Work Done By The Unsung

    Director Dawn Porter's Gideon's Army, which will premiere on HBO on July 1, can be summarized as follows: 3 young, idealistic public defenders in the Deep South - Travis Williams, Brandy Alexander and June Hardwick - struggle against long hours, low pay and staggering caseloads to ensure justic...

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    Review: 'This Is the End' Is All Over the Place, But Frequently Hilarious

    Review: 'This Is the End' Is All Over the Place, But Frequently Hilarious

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    Review and Roundup: 'Man of Steel' Debate is Raging

    Bryan Singer is smiling. The lag time on getting the Superman reboot up and running, after Warner Bros. decided that Singer took the wrong course with his 2006 Richard Donner-inflected "Superman Returns," has not been kind to "Man of Steel." A return to form for the DC side of the comics universe th...

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    'World War Z' Zombies Reflect Pool of National Anxieties

    Vampires have always represented rather specific sources of fear -- sex, blood (especially post-AIDS) and, of course, the loss of one’s immortal soul. Zombies, on the other hand, are a blank canvas -- whatever you’re afraid of, be it immigration, disease, terrorists or the Tea Party, zombies are rea...

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    'This Is the End': Sly Critique of Fame or Inside Joke?

    As the title tells us, it is. "This Is the End" takes a devilish glee -- in that gross-out, dicks-out sort of way -- in not only seeing Hollywood decimated, but also the celebrities that populate it.

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    Review: Stylish 'Berberian Sound Studio' a Bit of a Slog

    Style is a strange creature. Without it, a film fails, but with too much of it, that same film can fall into tedium. Which brings me to my problem with Peter Strickland’s “Berberian Sound Studio,” a moody, elegantly shot tone poem of one man’s crisis at an Italian horror studio. After two viewings, ...

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