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Running With Scissors (2006)

Director Ryan Murphy lacks the requisite wicked flair for black-comedy, the levity is mishandled, and completely at odds with the intensity of performance and direction.

Emma Simmonds
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William Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice (2004)

Pacino contains Shylock's temper as reaction, looking simultaneously vile and vulnerable, hardly a simple balance.

Cynthia Fuchs
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William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice (2004)

Jessica is alone, contemplative, and distressed.

Cynthia Fuchs
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William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice (2004)

Pacino, noted lover of Shakespeare, strives for a multi-dimensional characterization of the angry Shylock, underlining his sadness and indignation.

Jesse Hassenger
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Luther (2003)

This is the type of movie you can imagine history teachers embracing, on account of the facile and accessible way it tackles the subject matter.

Tim O'Neil
Film

Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas (2003)

During the story's awkward romantic interludes, children and their parents can squirm in boredom together, as a family.

Jesse Hassenger
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