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The Brothers Bloom

Overrated as truth may be, in The Brothers Bloom, Penelope (Rachel Weisz) is supposed to signify it.

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Alfresco

The inconsistent early '80s British comedy sketch show, while not quite an embarrassment to all concerned, is of interest only to fans of the actors or '80s comedy completists.

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Talk, Talk, Talk: December 2008

Just like the end of an inspiring speech that may or may not succeed in making its point, these final four weeks before 2009 tend to define or defeat the entire awards season purpose.

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Part 2 - Outsider Influences

TV was at a standstill. On one side -- the status quo. On the other -- the innovators from outside the mainstream. Guess who ended up winning the 'classics’ argument?

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Cracker: A New Terror

Cracker: A New Terror involves a murderer who is deeply affected by 9/11, the war in Iraq and the recently concluded war in Northern Ireland.

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"Asian mom torches spouse!"Provoked (2006)

By offsetting Women in Cages-style throw-downs with Malcolm X-like uplift, it is simultaneously strange and familiar, inspiring and annoying.

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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)

It is sad, though perhaps 'realistic,' that the lesson of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is that all institutions and authority, Good or Evil, are corrupt.

Todd R. Ramlow
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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)

The cruelest of Malfoy's bigotries is directed against lovely, diligent Hermoine.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)

The makers of 'Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone' are banking on the fact that so very many people 'have' read the books, so that the confusion of those Luddites who haven't read them matters very little.

Todd R. Ramlow

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