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The Brontë Collection

Lovers of all things Brontë will want to check out this BBC box set.

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Coraline

Renee Scolaro Mora
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Will Shakespeare

Much of Will Shakespeare’s story overlaps with that of Ray Charles or Johnny Cash, if we are to believe our biopics.

David Camak Pratt
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Death Race

Anderson dilutes Roger Corman’s satire by locating Death Race among society’s transgressors, depicting their dysfunctions with gory relish, and confining the race safely behind the walls of an isolated prison.

Lesley Smith
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Shrek the Third (2007)

Nothing looks to be ongoing so much as Shrek, except maybe the other sequel machines huffing and puffing this summer.

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Monkey Business (Part 1: May)

Talk about frontloading your approach. Each week in this first full month of patented popcorn movies finds another famous franchise icon making a major blockbuster bow. Only truly disastrous results from these guaranteed crowd-pleasers will keep the coffers from clogging with cash.

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Net-Works: The Best TV of 2006

You won't have to look far along your television dial to discover the Top TV picks from PopMatters staff. From 20 upward, each entry represents the boob tube at its best.

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We Are Marshall (2006)

The film manages a complex range of feelings with a series of hackneyed characters, plot turns, and montages. Lots of montages.

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Scoop (2006)

If Scoop has a theme, submerged beneath its poor plotting, clumsy editing, and reductive characterizations, deception might be it.

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Scoop (2006)

Allen once channeled Bergman in Interiors and Fellini in Stardust Memories, but in Scoop, he commits a more self-indulgent crime, paying tribute to his own works.

Kevin Wong
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Deadwood: The Complete Second Season

For those who have taken the time to appreciate its oily charms, the subtle shifts in dynamics between the show's unreliable heroes and villains, and its unparalleled ensemble of character actors, Deadwood is one of the most arresting and original series in TV history.

Sean O'Neal
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Deadwood - The Complete Second Season

For those who have taken the time to appreciate its oily charms, the subtle shifts in dynamics between the show's unreliable heroes and villains, and its unparalleled ensemble of character actors, Deadwood is one of the most arresting and original series in TV history.

Sean O'Neal
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Deadwood

Deadwood is possibly the most coruscating indictment of American capitalism ever aired in primetime.

Lesley Smith
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Deadwood

Wily and self-possessed, Sol Star is an unusual combination of a Lower East Side peddler and Gary Cooper in High Noon.

Elena Razlogova

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