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The New Classics - The 30 Best Films of 2008

Unlike previous years, where classics came crawling out of the celluloid woodwork with regular reckless abandon, 2008 was more calm… and considered. That's not to say that choosing 30 top titles was hard. The difficulty in placing them in some manner of rank order suggests the actual depth of quality involved.

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Talk, Talk, Talk: September 2008

From wars both past and present to a number of nail-biting thrillers, September is sizing up as a potentially profitable one.

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The Sentinel (2006)

The Sentinel thus sets up a conflict between two exceptionally earnest masculine icons -- Kiefer Sutherland and Michael DOuglas -- all furrowed brows and low-talking intensity.

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The Sentinel (2006)

A woefully timid, allegedly paranoid, political thriller short on thrills, shorter on paranoia, and shortest on politics.

Jake Meaney
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The Sentinel (2006)

I suppose if you're going to cast the deliriously overexposed Eva Longoria -- and give her a weapon, to boot -- you might as well make fun of the fact that you've done so.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Bingo (1991)

Bingo's handful of good scenes usually have less to do with the dog than with humans who struggle with their inability to manipulate tools.

Mike Ward
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