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The Adjustment Bureau

The Adjustment Bureau

Shannon Gramas March 3, 2011 0

The Adjustment Bureau Dir: George Nolfi Rating: 3.4/5.0 Universal Pictures 105 Minutes Say you’re walking down the street one Sunday afternoon and your shoelace suddenly comes untied. As you duck your head you barely

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Rango

Rango

Danny Djeljosevic March 3, 2011 0

Rango Dir: Gore Verbinski Rating: 3.3/5.0 Paramount Pictures 107 minutes I have a test when it comes to deciding whether I should bother sitting through a CG picture. Call it the Djeljosevic Test: a

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Take Me Home Tonight

Take Me Home Tonight

Lauren Westerfield March 3, 2011 0

Take Me Home Tonight Dir: Michael Dowse Rating: 2.6/5.0 Relativity Media 97 Minutes Imagine if you will, a time of wanton excess, of American prosperity at its most magnificent. It may be tricky, considering

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Heartbeats

Heartbeats

Jesse Cataldo March 2, 2011 0

Heartbeats Dir: Xavier Dolan Rating: 4.2/5.0 IFC Films 104 Minutes Xavier Dolan’s Heartbeats turns on an axis of cool. Its musical choices, character wardrobes, everything from books on tables to posters on walls are

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Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives

Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives

Shannon Gramas March 1, 2011 0

Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives Dir: Apichatpong Weerasethakul Rating: 5.0/5.0 Strand Releasing 113 Minutes Ranked number one on Film Comment’s recent list of best new directors, dominating the Toronto International Film

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Barney’s Version

Barney’s Version

David Harris February 28, 2011 0

Barney’s Version Dir: Richard J. Lewis Rating: 1.8/5.0 Sony Pictures Classics 132 Minutes My first reaction after finishing Barney’s Version, was complete bafflement. Is it a murder mystery? A love story? An Alzheimer’s drama?

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Revisit: The Double Life of Véronique

Revisit: The Double Life of Véronique

David Harris February 28, 2011 0

Revisit: The Double Life of Véronique Dir: Krzysztof Kieślowski 1991 Revisit is a series of reviews highlighting past releases that now deserve a second look. Despite his death in 1996, Polish director Krzysztof Kieślowski

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Public Speaking

Public Speaking

Nathan Kamal February 27, 2011 0

Public Speaking Dir: Martin Scorsese Rating: 2.3/5.0 Rialto Pictures 82 Minutes Fran Lebowitz likes to talk – in fact, that’s what she’s most known for. Though commonly regarded as an author, it is notable

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Hall Pass

Hall Pass

David Harris February 24, 2011 0

Hall Pass Dir: Bobby and Peter Farrelly Rating: 2.9/5.0 Warner Bros. 98 Minutes After wracking my brain, I realized the last movie I saw by Bobby and Peter Farrelly was Shallow Hal, way back

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We Are What We Are

We Are What We Are

Jesse Cataldo February 23, 2011 0

We Are What We Are Dir: Jorge Michel Grau Rating: 2.0/5.0 IFC Films 89 Minutes All the blood in We Are What We Are is black. The walls are all green or yellow, putrid

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