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Resident Evil: Apocalypse - Special Edition (2004)

Paul W.S. Anderson says, 'For me, there is in modern times, a definite fear of loss of identity. And that's what the undead represent. They are the mass, there's no differentiation between them.'"

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Predator 2: Special Edition (1990)

According to director Stephen Hopkins, 'Los Angeles, with all its glare and dust, felt like a Western town to us, sort of a mining town that had been shoved up really quickly.'"

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26 Jan 2005 // 1:00 AM

Mean Creek (2003)

'This shot here... is like a window opening up onto this kid's world,' says Jacob Aaron Estes.

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Late Night Shopping (2001)

Late Night Shopping makes no promises, because, you know, the open ending is much more honest in this age of cinema. And so what?"

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26 Jan 2005 // 1:00 AM

De-Lovely (2004)

As legendary songwriter Porter, Kevin Kline's deft, unshowy performance contributes to the film's charm.

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26 Jan 2005 // 1:00 AM

Alien vs. Predator (2004)

The monsters are functions of the franchise, but also vaguely resistant, less transparent than they seem.

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This So-Called Disaster (2004)

This So-Called Disaster is more impressionistic than comprehensive.

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17 Jan 2005 // 1:00 AM

Species III (2004)

Following the law of diminishing returns, the straight-to-video Species III is the least effective entry in the trilogy.

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17 Jan 2005 // 1:00 AM

Paparazzi (2004)

Bo stalks the paparazzi with an obsessiveness that trumps their stalking of him -- but it's okay, because he's defending his family.

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The Girl From Paris (2001)

The Girl From Paris details the ways that farming is lonely and difficult.

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17 Jan 2005 // 1:00 AM

First Daughter (2004)

This is the film's premise, that Sam's existence is simultaneously ideal and outrageous, typical and desirable.

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17 Jan 2005 // 1:00 AM

Code 46 (2004)

According to screenwriter Frank Cottrell Boyce, 'The 20th century was the Freud century, and the 21st century's going to be the genetics century.'"

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17 Jan 2005 // 1:00 AM

Bandit Queen (1994)

The camera is as restless and as relentless as its object, Phoolan Devi.

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The Battle of Algiers: Criterion Collection (1967)

Things are never as simple as administrations would like us (and themselves) to believe.

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10 Jan 2005 // 1:00 AM

The Village (2004)

'I have to keep doing things that scare me, and this certainly scares me,' says M. Night Shyamalan.

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10 Jan 2005 // 1:00 AM

Paparazzi (2004)

'In case you're wondering,' says director Paul Abascal, 'in this movie, the paparazzi are very sleazy guys.'"

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10 Jan 2005 // 1:00 AM

High Art (1998)

Where other lesbian-themed films might ride the sweat-stained cliché for all it's worth, Cholodenko instead shows restraint.

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10 Jan 2005 // 1:00 AM

Un Chien Andalou (1929)

Made in 1929, Un Chien Andalou is based on the exchange of 'dreams' between two young Spanish artists.

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10 Jan 2005 // 1:00 AM

Anchorman—The Legend of Ron Burgundy Giftset (2004)

Will Ferrell's comedy is escapism as abstract art, a breathless retreat into the frenetic headspace of a 12-year-old boy.

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