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    film review: Sex And The City 2

    Some films are considered critic-proof: in other words, they’re going to succeed no matter what anyone says. Sex and the City 2 is a prime example. I presume that the huge, mostly female crowds that rushed to see the first feature-length adaptation of Darren Star’s racy TV series two years ago will ...

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    film review: Solitary Man

    Michael Douglas has nothing to fear, so he’s perfectly willing to play a role other actors might run away from: a 60-ish New Yorker who’s a complete and utter louse. Once he married his college sweetheart and owned a string of car dealerships; now all he’s got left is his gift of gab, which can stil...

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    film review: Holy Rollers

    A good movie starts with an idea. In the case of Holy Rollers, a news item about a drug bust involving Hasidic Jews from Brooklyn, New York inspired a novice producer to believe that this could be the springboard for a film…and he was right. Holy Rollers is a piece of fiction inspired by t...

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    film review: Robin Hood

    I went into this film with a “show me” attitude, but I freely admit it won me over. In spite of a few quibbles, I came away entertained. Perhaps the best compliment I can pay to director Ridley Scott, screenwriter Brian Helgeland, and their cast is that I didn’t find myself comparing their work to R...

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    film review: Iron Man 2

    The best thing I can say about Iron Man 2 is also the worst thing I can say about it: it’s a sequel. Kids will probably like it fine; there’s plenty of action and it’s easy to follow. But big-league comic-book movies want to appeal to adults as well as kids these days, and it&rs...

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    film review: Mother And Child

    I love the work of writer-director Rodrigo Garcia, and bemoan the fact that more people haven’t seen his female-centric anthology films Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her and Nine Lives. It’s evident that actors are familiar with his efforts, however, because the best and the brightest want ...

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    film review: Please Give

    I’ve enjoyed all of Nicole Holofcener’s previous films (Walking and Talking, Lovely & Amazing, Friends With Money) but she has outdone herself with Please Give. Her characters are real, richly drawn, and utterly relatable—but Holofcener is generous and tries not to judge them, leaving that—

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    Romantic Comedy—French Style

    Romantic Comedy—French Style

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    film review: Kick-Ass

    At the risk of sounding completely un-cool, I must admit I had wildly mixed feelings about Kick-Ass. I understand the filmmakers’ desire to fulfill fanboys’ fantasies and, at the same time, provide shock value for the rest of the audience—especially anyone who might be offended by mind-numbing viole...

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    film review: Catching Up With Movies, Both New...

    This is superior storytelling, with a definite point of view; there’s clearly a masterful hand at work behind the camera. And nobody portrays dread, or a sense of unease, quite like Polanski.

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