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'Widows' Is an Exquisitely Composed Feminist Heist Thriller

Who knew that one of film's greatest arbiters of misery, Steve McQueen, also had a fun side with his latest film, Widows?

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Battle in Seattle

Even as various people try to "do their jobs" in Battle in Seattle, they are repeatedly boxed in by lack of information and lack of power.

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Talk, Talk, Talk: September 2008

From wars both past and present to a number of nail-biting thrillers, September is sizing up as a potentially profitable one.

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BloodRayne (2006)

The main special effect is something called the slash and spray -- a sword slice across the torso that causes a fountain-like torrent of arterial goodness.

Bill Gibron
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Resident Evil: Deluxe Edition (2002)

Resident Evil opens at a moment that might be best described as mid-psychosis, that is, the titular evil is overtaking the 'residence'.

Cynthia Fuchs
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S.W.A.T. (2003)

S.W.A.T. knows what it is, namely, an expensive, hyper-actionated, CD-selling, multi-raced and multi-buddied flick.

Cynthia Fuchs
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S.W.A.T. (2003)

S.W.A.T. knows what it is, namely, an expensive, hyper-actionated, cd-selling, multi-raced and multi-buddied flick.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Blue Crush (2002)

Big fat super-popular boy power movies don't rely on plot, so it probably makes sense that this pulse-pounding girl power movie doesn't either (and like most boy movies, this one is about a stunningly beautiful white protagonist surrounded by a multi-culti crew).

Cynthia Fuchs
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Resident Evil (2002)

Look again, and it opens up into a morass of narrative fractures.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Resident Evil (2002)

Alice's amnesia is Resident Evil's best trick.

Cynthia Fuchs
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