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Film Review: After Louie
Ambitious but ultimately overreaching treatise on an AIDS survivor and his anger towards the modern world has its serious potential botched by script and direction, both awash in banality.
Film Review: Outside In
Two finely faceted performances add luster—even a bit of sparkle—to this intimate look at the apparently dull lives of an immature ex-con and the woman who helped gain his freedom.
Film Review: Salomé
Al Pacino’s film adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s 'Salomé' benefits considerably from uniformly strong performances and some consummate technical craftsmanship.
Film Review: Wilde Salomé
Al Pacino’s documentary 'Wilde Salomé' proves to be more satisfying as an examination of Oscar Wilde and his play than as an exploration of Pacino’s theatrical methodology.
Film Review: Seven Years of Night
A dark, intriguing premise has little chance of becoming a riveting noir, given its obtuse and overly labyrinthine treatment.
Film Review: Finding Your Feet
A game cast hits every predictable mark in this uninspiring comedy-drama from Britain.
Film Review: The Last Movie Star
Sentimental in an emotionally authentic way, this semiautobiographical sum-up of Burt Reynolds' storied career is a gently heartbreaking reflection on bad decisions, lost love and late-life revelations.
Film Review: Gemini
A smart and taut murder mystery that engages from start to finish.
Film Review: The China Hustle
Jed Rothstein’s hellraiser of a documentary about the alarm-raising short-sellers betting that the booming Chinese market is built on a fraud is as infuriating as it is hair-raising.
Film Review: The Great Silence
One of the most stylish and powerful “spaghetti westerns” gets a stunning restoration—and a long-awaited U.S. premiere.
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