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Film Review: Te Ata
An important Native American figure has her story told in this handsomely produced but rather wan vision of her life.
Film Review: Big Bear
Tired, unfunny bacholor party/revenge comedy.
Film Review: Manolo: The Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards
This tinselly doc about an eminent shoe designer is a very shiny object lacking a substantive core.
Film Review: The Napping Princess
This sci-fi anime, in which a schoolgirl bounces back and forth between the real world and a futuristic fantasy land, comes to life only in the former.
Film Review: Twenty Two
The title refers to the number of surviving Chinese “comfort women,” whose plight and need for recognition and retribution is the subject of this compassionate, inescapably moving doc.
Film Review: Dolores
An unjustly neglected heroine of our time finally gets her due in this smart, spirited doc.
Film Review: Tales of an Immoral Couple
Fated-to-be-mated Mexican couple eventually win each other, as well as audience hearts, in this breezy summer idyll.
Film Review: Polina
Clichés abound in this dance film about a leery ballerina, keeping it resolutely earthbound.
Film Review: Marjorie Prime
This handsomely wrought, smart sci-fi chamber piece is worth seeing, particularly for an unforgettable performance from the great Lois Smith.
Film Review: Patti Cake$
Australian Danielle Macdonald instantly soars to movie stardom in this gritty, rap-flavored, terrifically edited and very effective coming-of-age/family saga.
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