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'Official Secrets' Is a Devastating Reminder of the Power of Deception

Gavin Hood's thriller about British whistleblower Katharine Gun's attempt to stop the Iraq War, Official Secrets, is nothing special artistically, but its intense relevance burns the screen.

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X-Men Origins: Wolverine

Scary as Hugh Jackman's vascular body may be, it's also perfectly appropriate as a visual extension of the weaponization of Wolverine.

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Rendition

Rendition is worried about torture. Specifically, it's worried about Americans torturing other people while saying they're not.

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Tsotsi (2005)

Director Gavin Hood says, "Tsotsi is literally on a track that he can't get off of, right down the center of the frame, with the city like a huge character that's indifferent behind him."

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Tsotsi (2005)

Life for post-apartheid kids without homes and families is still terrifying.

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