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Crossing Over

In its stories of immigration, Crossing Over raises questions: how far are we willing to bend the rules to get what we desire? What will we risk to uphold our own values?

Renee Scolaro Mora
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Talk, Talk, Talk: October 2008

What studio suit thought this was a good idea? With four months to schedule your high priced efforts, you instead unload almost 30 overpriced pictures on an unsuspecting movie audience.

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Bug

Bug does what it sets out to do, which is to burrow under your skin and fester there, goading you to dig it out with something sharp.

Jake Meaney
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Bug (2006) (2006)

What goes on in Aggie's head is the point of departure for Bug, which is not, as early trailers suggested, anything like a conventional horror film.

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Monkey Business (Part 1: May)

Talk about frontloading your approach. Each week in this first full month of patented popcorn movies finds another famous franchise icon making a major blockbuster bow. Only truly disastrous results from these guaranteed crowd-pleasers will keep the coffers from clogging with cash.

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De-Lovely (2004)

At times, Irwin Winkler's movie achieves a strange grace, complicated and cunning as Porter's own art and experience.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Twisted (2004)

Jess identifies with her dead mother but also takes up her father's professional aggression, not so much to right wrongs as discover them.

Cynthia Fuchs
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