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How Laurie Simmons Learned to Stop Worrying and Love a Movie Camera

The look and feel of My Art is sunny and green, with warm visuals that have a clear artist's eye for photography.

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Broken English (2007)

Parker Posey's performance during these potentially too-precious moments of anticipation is perfect.

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Fay Grim (2006)

Fay Grim is less concerned with the details of contemporary spy-craft and global deception than with broader moral questions.

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Time Encapsulating: The Best DVDs of 2006

From solid single issues to amazingly complete film and television compilations, the works highlighted here argue for DVD's continued importance.

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For Your Consideration (2006)

Despite its comparatively strong plot and sharp satire, For Your Consideration seems less substantial than Guest's other films.

Jesse Hassenger
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Kicking and Screaming (2006)

Behind all the banter and postgraduate trauma, Kicking and Screaming is a love story, only it's a fairly sour one that unfolds in reverse.

Chris Barsanti
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Dazed and Confused: Criterion Collection (1993)

Criterion's DVD appreciates the film itself, without trying too hard to analyze or understand it, thank god.

Chris Barsanti
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The OH in Ohio (2006)

The main problem with The OH in Ohio is that most of its hijinks seem cribbed from episodes of Sex and the City -- and we're talking Season Two.

Marisa Carroll
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Superman Returns (2006)

Superman has seen the aftermath of world destruction, and he's come back with a perspective not quite so boldly idealistic or pompously ideological.

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Blade: Trinity: Unrated Version (2004)

All this stuff only emphasizes that the film is a mighty endeavor and the kids trained long and hard.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Blade: Trinity (2004)

Blade (Wesley Snipes) looks tired. I mean, weary. He's been fighting vampires for three films now, and it shows.

Cynthia Fuchs
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The Laws of Attraction (2004)

All this back-and-forth is tedious, in part because it means that Audrey and Daniel spend a lot of time together.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Independent's Day: The Ultimate Insider's Look at the Crazy World of Sundance (1998)

Indie fanatics will appreciate this behind-the-scenes look at the independent film business set against the backdrop of the Sundance Film Festival.

Jennifer Lind-Westbrook
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The Laws of Attraction (2004)

Daniel inhabits a universe where his judgments, his desires, and his insights (no matter how obnoxious, self-serving, or willfully blind) are always right.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Frisk (1996)

Films about killers are supposed to be disturbing. Is it less disturbing if the killer in question is heterosexual?"

Daniel Mudie Cunningham
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Party Girl (1995)

As Parker Posey dances around the library to a club beat, Daisy von herler Mayer's songless musical is briefly in full bloom.

Jesse Hassenger
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A Mighty Wind (2003)

In its focus on these reunited '60s folkies, 'Wind' engages in that most virulent form of nostalgia: '60s-itis.

Josh Jones
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Personal Velocity: Three Portraits (2001)

Each section lingers just a little, as if the characters will have trajectories beyond the minutes you see them.

Cynthia Fuchs
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The Sweetest Thing (2002)

The Sweetest Thing targets moviegoers who seek out the familiar and formulaic.

Todd R. Ramlow

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