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A Screaming Man

A Screaming Man

Jesse Cataldo April 17, 2011 0

A Screaming Man Dir: Mahamat Saleh Haroun Rating: 3.4/5.0 Film Movement 93 Minutes There’s very little screaming in A Screaming Man, which despite its strident title may be the quietest film about a rebel

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The Conspirator

The Conspirator

Danny Djeljosevic April 14, 2011 0

The Conspirator Dir: Robert Redford Rating: 2.9/5.0 Roadside Attractions 123 Minutes Some period pieces try too hard to support their historical context by creating at least one major event of the time period they

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Meeting Spencer

Meeting Spencer

Nathan Kamal April 13, 2011 0

Meeting Spencer Dir: Malcolm Mowbray Rating: 2.0/5.0 Orbit Pictures 88 Minutes Meeting Spencer, the new film from director Malcolm Mowbray, desperately wants to be the fast-paced, rapid-fire, screwball, all-the-men-wear-hats-to-dinner kind of film so beloved

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Ceremony

Ceremony

Dan Seeger April 12, 2011 0

Ceremony Dir: Max Winkler Rating: 1.9/5.0 Magnolia Pictures 89 Minutes There’s sometimes no more damning critique that can be offered than calling a movie derivative. It’s a dismal appraisal of the creative talents behind

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Meek’s Cutoff

Meek’s Cutoff

Shannon Gramas April 11, 2011 0

Meek’s Cutoff Dir: Kelly Reichardt Rating: 3.3/5.0 Oscilloscope Laboratories 104 Minutes Meek’s Cutoff, the new film by director Kelly Reichardt, has been billed as a “Feminist Western.” While much of that subtext is made

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Revisit: Yi Yi

Revisit: Yi Yi

David Harris April 11, 2011 0

Revisit: Yi Yi Dir: Edward Yang 2000 Revisit is a series of reviews highlighting past releases that now deserve a second look. “Movies are so lifelike, that’s why we love them,” one character explains

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Hanna

Hanna

David Harris April 10, 2011 0

Hanna Dir: Joe Wright Rating: 2.9/5.0 Focus Features 110 Minutes “I just missed your heart,” the heroine of Joe Wright’s Hanna mutters to her quarry in the film’s opening and closing lines. Maybe it’s

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Your Highness

Your Highness

Nathan Kamal April 7, 2011 0

Your Highness Rating: 2.4/5.0 Dir: David Gordon Green Universal Pictures 102 Minutes Well, first things first. Your Highness is bad. Very, very bad. So bad that the entire plot revolves around a virgin getting

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The Elephant in the Living Room

The Elephant in the Living Room

Dan Seeger April 6, 2011 0

The Elephant in the Living Room Dir: Michael Webber Rating: 3.4/5.0 Nightfly Entertainment 96 Minutes More tigers live in captivity in Texas than there are in the wilds of India, according to The Elephant

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Super

Super

Nathan Kamal April 5, 2011 0

Super Dir: James Gunn Rating: 3.3/5.0 IFC Films 96 Minutes The shadow of Dwight Schrute will likely loom over Rainn Wilson’s career for a long time, and justifiably so. The assistant to the manager

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