'The Saint' Is a Charming Fairy Tale in the Form of a Spy Mystery

'The Saint' Is a Charming Fairy Tale in the Form of a Spy Mystery

By Sarah Boslaugh

Effortlessly charming and infinitely resourceful, Roger Moore's Simon Templar sets the world to rights in hourly installments in The Saint. 22 May 2015 // 1:10 AM

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17 Feb 2005 // 12:00 AM

The Yes Men (2004)

The DVD offers yet another avenue to the Yes Men's visibility, and, as they hope out loud, inspiration for others to make trouble in their own ways.

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Sister Helen was, by the movie's account, an unpleasant person: hard, focused, and motivated by the kind of purposeful regret that verges on self-loathing.

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Sonnenfeld keeps all of this under two hours by cutting the movie at a dazzling clip. The film moves like Travolta, quickly and with style.

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Donnie Darko: Director’s Cut (2001)

The problem embodied by Donnie is at once mundane and painfully special, the dilemma of fate vs. free will, laced though with unanswered questions of identity and responsibility.

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17 Feb 2005 // 12:00 AM

Dottie Gets Spanked (1993)

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16 Feb 2005 // 10:00 PM

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International Emmy awardee and Bamfa nominee Martin Wallace has collaborated with the Tindersticks since the band's inception in 1993. The filmmaker's careful and observant work with the band is finally collected on DVD, providing a new spin on some equally subdued and observant music.

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16 Feb 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Relient K: Mmhmm

A non-objective unabashedly biased declaration - thank you Relient K, for making my life a better one.

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	Matt Pond PA: Winter Songs

As a stopgap EP, Winter Songs will hold its own; as something for season after season, though, it's not quite that durable.

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16 Feb 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Jude Johnstone: On a Good Day

A superb collection of emotionally riveting material for adults -- heartfelt and honest songwriting that carries the weight of age and experience.

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16 Feb 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Peter Gabriel: Play: The Videos [DVD]

The godfather of art rock once again surpasses expectations with a near-comprehensive compilation that's a feast for the senses.

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"Bloodborne wants to catch us off guard, even as it teaches us to always be on guard.

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