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16Dec/140

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THV11 Movie Review: Citizenfour
The film begins with the reading of an encrypted email to filmmaker Laura Poitras and reporter Glenn Greenwald about the need for secrecy and then takes us to Edward Snowden's hotel room in Hong Kong where he met face-to-face with Poitras and ...
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'Take Care': Film Review
You need more than just a cute setup to fuel a successful romantic comedy. That lesson seems to have escaped Liz Tuccillo, who clearly has some experience in the field as a former writer for Sex and the City and the co-author of He's Just Not That Into ...
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Sandy Kenyon reviews "Boyhood," where actors age over 12-year span
The Broadcast Film Critics announced their nominations for the annual Critics' Choice Awards today, and "Boyhood" earned a total of eight. Earlier this month, New York film critics called it the best movie of the year. "Boyhood" is a rare film that is ...
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Ungli review: Where to point the finger?
Ungli is empty, and left me collecting my jaw from the floor, where it lay through the film. The “gang” has diverse day jobs. Hooda is a TV journalist with a soft spot for a colleague (Dhupia). Said colleague is told to “uncover” the gang, because, you ...
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20Sep/14Off

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Movie Review: This Is Where I Leave You
I went into This Is Where I Leave You with trepidation, mostly having to do with its director, Shawn Levy. The man behind such standard-lowering hits as Cheaper By the Dozen and the Night at the Museum movies, Levy is the filmmaker version of that old ...
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Film Review: 'Samba'
Given the country's widespread concern with immigration and integration (not just resistance to the arrival of outsiders, but objections to how they adapt to the Gallic way of life), xenophobia has been the pervasive subtext of French cinema for at ...
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Toronto Film Review: 'The Grump'
Along the way, they give the film and their irascible lead some depth and heart by including poignant archival footage and photos of the good old days that he constantly references. (Per press notes, Karukoski made the film for his own father, a man of ...
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Review Roundup: The Hundred-Foot Journey
Director Lasse Hallström's new film The Hundred-Foot Journey which stars actors Helen Mirren, Om Puri, and Manish Dayal hit theaters last week, and the reviews aren't the kindest. Although the movie has a "fresh" rating on Rotten Tomatoes, many critics ...
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Film Review: 'Dancing Arabs'
(Israel-Germany-France) A United King Films (in Israel)/NFP Marketing & Distribution (in Germany)/Pyramide Films (in France) release of a UCM, Riva Film, Heimatfilm, MACT Prods., Alma Film Prods., ZDF/Arte, New Lineo Cinema production, with the ...
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Movie review: Entertainment is a sitcom with random gags fixed in a story ...
Watching Akshay Kumar's new film Entertainment put me in flashback mode. I went back to 1985. KC Bokadia's Teri Meherbaniyan, starring Jackie Shroff, Poonam Dhillon and a black Labrador named Moti, had just released. As usual, the video library boy ...
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Hercules - Film Review
6 / 10 Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson is the demigod warrior Hercules in a swords and sandals action fest from director Brett Ratner (X Men: The Last Stand) that revels in ridiculousness. Bending its epic source material - to create a Rambo of the ancient ...
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Movie review: There's no justice in Joel Lamangan's 'Hustisya'
"Hustisya," a Director's Showcase entry in this year's Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival, stars Nora Aunor as Biring, a lowly worker in a widespread human trafficking agency. Aunor serves as the right-hand woman of Vivian (Rosana Roces,) who herself ...
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28Jul/14Off

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Movie review Alludu Seenu: A predictable story, but good entertainment
Alludu Seenu, the debut movie of Sreenivas, producer Bellamkonda Suresh's son, enjoyed a lot of pre-release hype because the producer had roped in top technicians for this film. The film has been directed by V.V. Vinayak and has Samantha as the female ...
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'And So It Goes': movie review
“And So It Goes” hopes to provide a respite from all the crash and noise at the multiplex. And if director Rob Reiner's AARP-aimed comedy stumbles on several fronts, at least it provides a stage for some seasoned pros to strut their stuff. Michael ...
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Film reviews: Pudsey The Dog: The Movie and Grand Central
So off I scampered to see Pudsey The Dog: The Movie and can announce that a movie star is born: he's cute, charming and proves quite the performer which won't come as a surprise to anyone who saw him and owner Ashleigh Butler (who's not in the film) ...
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7Jun/14Off

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The Fault in Our Stars
A crappy cancer movie from a crappy cancer book. Be honest – that's what you're thinking. Prejudging is easy when it comes to The Fault in Our Stars, the movie version of John Green's 2012 young-adult bestseller about a present-day Romeo and Juliet ...
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Film Review: A Million Ways to Die in the West
It's strangely appropriate that TV cartoon impresario Seth MacFarlane chose a Western for his latest picture, as his joke style involves firing blindly until something hits, and his technique is about as accurate as a the guy riding shotgun on a ...
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5Jun/14Off

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'The Big Ask' Review: How Far (In) Would You Let a Friend In Need Go?
The film's tight run-time doesn't waste a frame and still finds time for darkly comical moments throughout, and that balance between the two keeps things from becoming too dry or farcical. The “what if” that fuels the story opens doors towards laughs ...
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Frequencies movie review: do you feel me?
Do you lament that we so rarely see such things in movies? Then here is a film to warm the cockles of your geeky heart. For here we have a low-budget — I'm gonna guess ultra-low-budget — little British tale from a slightly parallel universe where ...
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Pulp: a Film about Life, Death & Supermarkets review: A life in the day
Others make the mistake of trying to squeeze decades of history into 90 minutes of screentime. Some can't decide if they want to be a movie or a concert film and split the difference with overlong live sequences. By not foolishly trying to tell The ...
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Movie review: Neighbors
For him, whatever lies ahead is beyond the fog of the present, and there are points in the film where we sort of do a double-take when we realize how stupid he really is. But apparently, it's possible to graduate from the U.S. college system even if ...
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The best film picks, May 30
Friday evening, the PNC Downtown Raleigh Movie Series, featuring films that were filmed at least in part in North Carolina, will present Adam McKay's 2006 comedy hit “Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby,” starring Will Ferrell. The free event ...
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Cannes Film Review: 'The Homesman'
Apart from the surly old bandit referred to by the film's title, nearly all the characters of import in Tommy Lee Jones' “The Homesman” are women. Some, like the hardy pioneer embodied by Hilary Swank, demonstrate what fortitude it took to succeed on ...
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Cannes Film Review: 'Queen and Country'
Set a decade on from “Hope,” during the Boorman surrogate's compulsory military service, “Queen” never reaches the lyrical heights of its predecessor — arguably one of the greatest of all films about childhood and war — but benefits from a vividly ...
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Review: Still The Water
110 min, in competition If, like this reviewer, you reach for the revolver upon hearing the word “spiritual”, you could be forgiven for approaching the latest film from Naomi Kawase with some caution. There is a degree of mystical baloney in this ...
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