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Bolt

Bolt's faith in his fiction is slightly pathetic, but it's not unrelated to the ways that children (as well as pets) are regularly conditioned.

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Talk, Talk, Talk: November 2008

Like the sainted sigh of relief that comes after another shriek-filled All Hallow's Eve, November usually means the start of the 'nominate me' process for the proposed prestige pictures of 2008.

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Halloween

In Carpenter's film, evil shows up right where you think you'd be safe. No one imagines he's safe in whitetrashland -- especially the section inhabited by a heavily inked up William Forsythe.

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Heroes

Heroes' set-up was both simple ("Save the cheerleader, save the world") and impressively complex.

Todd R. Ramlow
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Monkey Business (Part 4: August)

In past years, Hollywood purposely counter programmed these renowned Cineplex dog days, trying to offset the perception that cinematic scraps were all the studios had to offer. From the look of this lame list, it's apparently back to the filmic fridge for some patently warmed over offerings.

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In Good Company (2004)

In Good Company pushes Carter and Dan up against one another, so that they can work through their mutual anxieties, resentments, and jealousies.

Cynthia Fuchs
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