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"I Have a Voice!": 'The King's Speech'

The King's Speech (is) both hilarious and heartfelt, a genial and genuine experience made even more startling by the brilliant acting involved.

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Candy (2006)

Addiction and guilt shape the junkies' existence, until the inevitable, life-threatening crisis shakes up their routine.

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Munich (2005)

Munich is about the shifting meaning the city's name took on after that dire moment in 1972, the shorthand it became for survivors, historians, and avengers.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Ned Kelly (2003)

Ned might have been a criminal in the eyes of the law, but to working class Australians he was a hero wrongly accused.

Daniel Mudie Cunningham
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Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)

Johnny Depp spent time learning to swordfight, so that Captain Jack Sparrow could be poised and everready -- in a word, the Muhammad Ali of swordfighters.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Intolerable Cruelty (2003)

The Coen brothers' latest venture is a rat-a-tat romantic comedy of the Preston Sturges persuasion, at least for its first hour or so.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)

Ingenious and mesmerizing, Johnny Depp embodies the film's essential fantasy, that a pirate's life is exciting and unfettered.

Cynthia Fuchs
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The Banger Sisters (2002)

For these few minutes, The Banger Sisters venerates imperfection and adventure.

Cynthia Fuchs

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