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Thursday, December 10 2009

Precious and Lee Daniels: State of the Race

In adapting author Sapphire's difficult novel for the screen, director Lee Daniels is helping change the way spectators view African American women by deploying stereotypes and then exploding them.


Monday, August 18 2008

Mirrors

While Ben's (Kiefer Sutherland) bouncing between selves is distracting, it's not nearly so irksome as Mirrors' general incoherence.


Friday, August 1 2008

Swing Vote

Swing Vote's satire is consistently unsurprising, even if it's warranted.


Wednesday, April 30 2008

The Return of the Popcorn Circus: August 2008

Talk about a crowded schedule. There are more offerings scheduled this month than in the previous two combined.


Tuesday, November 21 2006

Déjà Vu (2006)

The movie's leap from contemporary coppish thriller into science fiction is initially jarring.


Friday, August 25 2006

Idlewild (2006)

Percy's a mortician, aware of the ways that bodies can be disfigured and rearranged, how life and death are performances for audiences.


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