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1950s Ireland Appears More Glamorous than Gritty in Crime Drama 'Quirke'

A lone-wolf pathologist finds himself tackling three murder mysteries whilst trying to resolve issues damaging his personal life.

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In Treatment: Season Two Premiere

HBO's strangely beguiling series about therapy sessions reboots as Paul grapples with a new life, wondering how he's missed or misunderstood the rules.

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Gone and Not Forgotten: The PopMatters DVD Wish List

A lot of good movies are still missing from DVD. Here is a list of 25 that PopMatters feels have been unceremoniously left to simply fade away.

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Jindabyne (2006)

Jindabyne uses Claire and Stewart's increasingly visible and vicious upset to get at broader social and political upsets.

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Wah-Wah (2005)

The genuinely cinematic moments in Wah-Wah are few and far between, and are generally courtesy of the skillful performances.

Matt Mazur
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Assault on Precinct 13 (2005)

What still works is the edgy distrust-into-respect that develops between the killer and the cop.

Cynthia Fuchs
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p.s. (2004)

Simultaneously affectionate, startled, yearning, and anxious, Laura Linney and Topher Grace make awkwardness into art.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Vanity Fair (2004)

Ah, to be young, bright, and scheming in 19th-century Britain!"

Cynthia Fuchs
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Cool World (1992)

The doodles are all bulbous heads, puckered lips and low-slung Cro-Magnon shoulders.

Jesse Hassenger
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Spider (2002)

It's creepy inside Spider's head.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Spider (2002)

It's creepy inside Spider's head.

Cynthia Fuchs
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