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TV 2011: Survivalist Crime Solvers | 18 Jan 2012 // 4:00 PM

Recent US crime shows claim not only that the law does not provide justice to ordinary Americans, but also that it cannot do so.

An Admirable Account of Himself | 16 Jun 2003 // 8:00 PM

Gregory Peck was enthralled with the process of becoming someone else, and worked at perfecting it until the very end of his motion picture career.

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The Women of 'Rizzoli & Isles' Are Complex, but the Cases Are Simple | 16 Jun 2015 // 4:30 AM

If just some of the subtlety found in Rizzoli and Isles themselves could enter the crime-fighting in the show, TNT might find on its hands not only an audience favorite, but also a critical ground-breaker.

John Boorman Revisits the British Empire With 'Queen and Country' | 18 Feb 2015 // 6:40 AM

While John Boorman doesn't transform the genre here as he did in Hope and Glory, he does give Queen and Country more bite than the usual soft-focus waltz down memory lane.

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'Five Came Back' Is an Unusual and Seminal Suspenser

// Short Ends and Leader

"This film feels like a template for subsequent multi-character airplane-disaster and crash projects, all the way down to Lost.

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