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    Breaking Dawn Part 2 (The Twilight Saga)

    I thought the first 'Twilight' movie was fresh and entertaining, but I haven’t cared about the series since then. The best I can say about this closing chapter, based on the latter part of Stephenie Meyer’s novel, is that it offers “more of the same.” To the series’ fervent fans, that will come as ...

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    Anna Karenina

    I suppose that scholars might dismiss the 1935 MGM production of 'Anna Karenina' starring Greta Garbo as superficial, yet that film lingers in my memory, even though I haven’t seen it in years…whereas I couldn't wait for this new version to end.

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    Review: Heightened Melodrama Carries Overheated 'Festival Of Lights'

    The afterschool special is alive and well in immigration drama “Festival Of Lights,” an amateurish independent film tracking the evolution of one family in their path from Guyana to America, and the roots they leave behind. Forgive a generation of filmmakers, well-intentioned, but unawar...

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    VOD Review: The Paradoxes Of Charlie Sheen Vehicle 'A Glimpse Into the Mind of Charles Swan III'

    The second feature directed by Roman Coppola, "A Glimpse Into the Mind of Charles Swan III" is technically well made, but suffers from the absence of any forceful ideas.

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    Rome Review: Johnnie To's 'Drug War' Is A Gritty, Talky Procedural That Amps Up To A Bruising Climax

    Johnnie To is a prime example of a director whose name means one thing to overseas audiences, and quite another to those in his native Hong Kong. While his home fans know him as a prolific genre-hopping polyglot whose production company Milkyway Image is a force to be reckoned with on the national f...

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    Review: Big-Hearted & Hilarious 'Silver Linings Playbook' A Touchdown From David O. Russell

    Life hasn't been too kind lately for Pat Solitano. He's just been released from a court ordered stint in a mental hospital after severly beating the man he caught cheating with his wife. Diagnosed as bipolar with mood swings, Pat has a difficult journey ahead of him but he's optimistic. With a rally...

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    Rome Film Festival Review: How Johnnie To's 'Drug War' Confirms the Director's Skill

    A solid, visceral action flick from Hong Kong maestro Johnnie To, "Du Zhan" ("Drug War") delivers on audience expectations. Confidently following a familiar route, the Chinese director brings his brand of muscular gangster movies to a new potential market. In fact, "Drug War...

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    10 Reviews of New Releases, From 'Anna Karenina' To 'Silver Linings'

    This weekly column is intended to provide reviews of nearly every new release, including films on VOD (and in certain cases some studio releases). Specifics release dates and locations follow each review.

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    AFI Fest Review: 'The International Sign For Choking' Is Simultaneously Brash And Boring

    “The International Sign for Choking,” the second feature from writer-director Zach Weintraub, is kind of like one of those short-term relationships that ends when you both decide that you don’t like each other enough to keep calling. You’re not entirely sure what the point of...

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