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American Violet

Based on the infamous Panhandle Regional Narcotics Task Force case in Tulia, Texas, American Violet makes clear the corruption and racism that pervades the official structures of its fictional town.

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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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Honeydripper

John Sayles' Honeydripper is less a conventional film than a bluesy collaboration -- slow-moving and contemplative, wily and laced through with cultural nuances.

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Secret Window (2004)

'Johnny's look,' says director David Koepp, 'mostly came from Johnny'.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Against the Ropes (2004)

'It seemed like a microcosm of life,' says Jackie Kallen of boxing.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Secret Window (2004)

The foremost asset of this Stephen King adaptation is the wondrous Johnny Depp.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Against the Ropes (2004)

Reasonably angry, distrustful, and full of himself, Luther (Omar Epps) brings all kinds of energy to the movie.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Rudy (Deluxe Edition) (1993)

The racialized ideology that informs Rudy is made more pronounced by the racial discourses of today's sports.

David Leonard
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