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The Temptation of St. Tony

The Temptation of St. Tony

Nathan Kamal September 19, 2010 0

The Temptation of St. Tony Dir: Veiko Õunpuu Rating: 3.2/5.0 Olive Films 110 Minutes Estonian director Veiko Õunpuu isn’t exactly going for subtlety. Not only is the title of his newest feature, The Temptation

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The Town

The Town

Andrei Alupului September 16, 2010 0

The Town Dir: Ben Affleck Rating: 3.3/5.0 Warner Bros. Pictures 123 Minutes Gone Baby Gone, Ben Affleck’s first feature, was one of my favorite films of 2007. It was a bit of a balancing

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The Romantics

The Romantics

Lauren Westerfield September 15, 2010 0

The Romantics Dir: Galt Niederhoffer Rating: 2.5/5.0 Paramount Famous Productions 95 Minutes The Romantics is hardly distinctive in its failed use of a standout cast. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve surely

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Never Let Me Go

Never Let Me Go

Shannon Gramas September 14, 2010 0

Never Let Me Go Dir: Mark Romanek Rating: 3.0/5.0 Fox Searchlight Pictures 103 Minutes Never Let Me Go is a movie that never quite gels as a complete work of art. A coming-of-age romantic

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Revisit: The Red Shoes

Revisit: The Red Shoes

David Harris September 13, 2010 0

Revisit: The Red Shoes Dir: Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger 1948 Revisit is a series of reviews highlighting past releases that now deserve a second look. The Red Shoes, Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger’s

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Sequestro

Sequestro

Andrei Alupului September 13, 2010 0

Sequestro Dir: Jorge Wolney Atalla Rating: 2.5/5.0 Paradigm Pictures 94 Minutes The opening of Sequestro announces that director Jorge Wolney Atalla and his crew were given access to the Sao Paulo Police Department’s kidnapping

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Heartbreaker

Heartbreaker

David Harris September 12, 2010 0

Heartbreaker Dir: Pascal Chaumeil Rating: 2.0/5.0 IFC Films 104 Minutes More than any genre, the romantic comedy may be the toughest to pull off successfully. The best rom-coms must cater to a large audience

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I’m Still Here

I’m Still Here

David Harris September 9, 2010 0

I’m Still Here Dir: Casey Affleck Rating: 3.0/5.0 Magnolia Pictures 108 Minutes I wouldn’t exactly call it a privilege, but the other day at Bumbershoot I had the opportunity to witness a private, acoustic

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Mesrine: Public Enemy #1

Mesrine: Public Enemy #1

David Harris September 8, 2010 0

Mesrine: Public Enemy #1 Dir: Jean-Francois Richet Rating: 3.0/5.0 Music Box Films 127 Minutes Mesrine: Public Enemy #1 arrives a week after Mesrine: Killer Instinct, finishing the story of the gangster who robbed a

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A Woman, a Gun and a Noodle Shop

A Woman, a Gun and a Noodle Shop

Danny Djeljosevic September 7, 2010 0

A Woman, a Gun and a Noodle Shop Dir: Zhang Yimou Rating: 4.0/5.0 Sony Pictures Classics 95 Minutes When word got out that Zhang Yimou was remaking Blood Simple — reportedly one of his

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