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A 'Saturday Night Live' Take on Jack Webb's 'Dragnet' Franchise

Shout! Factory brings back the Saturday Night Live parody of the original Dragnet.

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Summer of Same: May 2009

May's titles include the fourth films in two aging franchises, more Pixar perfection, and the reboot of a TV series from 40 years ago. And they say there are no new ideas.

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Part 4: All About My Mother to Sleepy Hollow (October - November 1999)

Outsiders and oddballs make up Part Four's formidable filmmakers, an idiosyncratic collection of dreamers and visionaries.

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Syriana (2005)

If you come away with nothing else from Syriana, it's that this concept -- winning -- is an illusion, at least in any sort of long run.

Cynthia Fuchs
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The New World (2005)

The New World is ambitious and gorgeous, the landscape serving as a kind of objective correlative for characters' cravings and astonishments.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Syriana (2005)

This Middle Eastern spy thriller is complex and earnest, a film that repays close attention.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Alexander: Director's Cut (2004)

Oliver Stone calls his Alexander 'a new genre, a masculine-feminine action figure,' more like Monty Clift and James Dean than Russell Crowe.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Must Love Dogs (2005)

This family thing is looking rather grim now, as if it's about to swallow the rest of the movie whole.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Alexander (2004)

Though Olympias is unbeatably charismatic (and plain fun amid all the drearily inclined boys), the film takes a typically Stonian approach to the evil woman.

Cynthia Fuchs
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National Treasure (2004)

Popular propaganda at its best -- high quality creative work allied to a resounding endorsement of a status quo the American electorate seems determined to maintain.

Lesley Smith
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Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country [Special Edition] (1991)

It is a reminder of the power the faded franchise once commanded.

James Oliphant
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Ararat (2002)

As usual in Egoyan's films, tangled familial relationships inspire chaos and meanness as much as understanding and benevolence.

Cynthia Fuchs
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