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Movie version of reporter’s story twists the facts, but in this case, he’s OK with it

So there’s Jamie Foxx, in ragtag yellow and magenta, standing on a Los Angeles sidewalk, talking to Robert Downey Jr. The scene cuts up

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24 Apr 2009 // 7:30 AM

The Soloist

The Soloist illustrates Nathaniel's internal life -- his music and his madness -- in reductive, sensational imagery.

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24 Apr 2009 // 5:48 AM

Jamie Foxx goes for gold every time

Is there a figure in show business today with more breathtaking ambition than Jamie Foxx? A chart-topping pop star at 41, a “brand name” comedy talent

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14 Oct 2008 // 11:00 PM

Deception

Like the sex scenes, the film itself is cold and remote, and as viewers, we merely go through the motions, watching it.

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28 Apr 2008 // 4:00 AM

Deception

Deception is less a thriller than it is a contest between boys with big egos, assorted women dropped in as pseudo-exotic objects of exchange.

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Indie icon John Sayles doesn’t hesitate to go mainstream if it helps his pet causes

An acclaimed and prolific independent film director (“Matewan,” “Lone Star”), novelist (“Los Gusanos,” “Union Dues”), and script doctor (“Apollo 13”), John Sayles has his name on

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7 Feb 2008 // 4:05 AM

‘Honeydripper’ a blues project for John Sayles

John Sayles’ latest film, “Honeydripper” - his 16th, if you’re keeping track - is set in 1950 Alabama, in a little town emblematic of the

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1 Feb 2008 // 4:43 AM

Honeydripper

John Sayles' Honeydripper is less a conventional film than a bluesy collaboration -- slow-moving and contemplative, wily and laced through with cultural nuances.

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The Practice Makes Perfect—Well, Almost

What do you call four lawyers, a secretary, and a couple of prosecutors? I call it the best thing since Clarence Darrow.

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The Truth About Charlie (2002)

It conjures a perverse and giddy grace.

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9 Jan 2002 // 1:00 AM

The Practice

The attorneys on ABC's 'The Practice' can't catch a break.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

The Practice

These defense attorneys understand that many of their clients are scumbags, and they are caught between doing their job and honoring the principle that the guilty in our society should receive appropriate punishment.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

True Crime (1999)

Steve Everett is an old-school newspaper reporter, the kind who has improbable hunches that turn out to be right, who gives investigative reporters a good name, who's relegated to fiction these days. He's also more complicated than that, a self-styled macho boozer and womanizer, but recently slipped into another state, feeling confused and a little pathetic.

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Ubisoft Understands the Art of the Climb

// Moving Pixels

"Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed and Grow Home epitomize the art of the climb.

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