'Amy': She Was All About the Music

'Amy': She Was All About the Music

By Cynthia Fuchs

As sad as Winehouse's story may be, Amy is gorgeous and provocative, too. 2 Jul 2015 // 9:00 AM

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8 Sep 2004 // 1:00 AM

Space Channel 5: Special Edition

It's all very '60s-like in its undying optimistic themes of naiveté through pop tunes and dance.

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8 Sep 2004 // 1:00 AM

Far Cry

Far Cry was designed not just to look good; it actually aspires to beauty. Taking advantage of the technology to display more than the grotesque is a bit of a startling shift for the genre.

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DVision: Contraband

While DVision isn't exactly a news source, it's surely enlightening and brings many political issues to the table.

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Whispers in the Dark (1992)

What emerges here is a painfully generic potboiler briefly masquerading as softcore porn.

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The United States of Leland (2003)

Leland meets a teacher who's been tending to young hard cases for too long.

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7 Days in September (2003)

'I wasn't thinking about making a film,' says one documentary filmmaker. 'I just happened to be there and it was history in the making.'"

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8 Sep 2004 // 1:00 AM

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter… and Spring (2004)

If the film may not reveal all the tenets of the religion's philosophy, it provides a sensory experience of Buddhist principle and wisdom.

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Resident Evil: Deluxe Edition (2002)

Resident Evil opens at a moment that might be best described as mid-psychosis, that is, the titular evil is overtaking the 'residence'.

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8 Sep 2004 // 1:00 AM

The Ladykillers (2004)

Pious, earnest, and broadly drawn, Marva is the first black character in a Coen brothers movie to occupy center stage.

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8 Sep 2004 // 1:00 AM

Jersey Girl (2003)

Affleck and Smith talk lots about shooting details and feelings about their chosen fields, their mutual esteem and affection audible.

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