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Despite Being Uneven, Robert Forster's 'Inferno' Burns Hot

At this stage of his career, the Go-Betweens' Robert Forster has the skill and experience to reveal wondrous depths within his pop sophistication.

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Truth is Fiction: The Work of Haskell Wexler, Part 2, 'Medium Cool'

Medium Cool is the ultimate amalgamation of reality and illusion. Fictional characters live in real situations; real characters exist in fictional situations.

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'Jackie Brown': Is a Love Story, a Heist Film, an Offbeat Crime Story Set to a Great Soundtrack

The intriguing combination of Elmore Leonard's voice with Tarantino's unique dialogue leads to his best film.

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Ghosts of Girlfriends Past

Ghosts of Girlfriends Past submits that Connor deserves to be saved by Jenny. But it never shows how or why she should bother with him.

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Summer of Same: May 2009

May's titles include the fourth films in two aging franchises, more Pixar perfection, and the reboot of a TV series from 40 years ago. And they say there are no new ideas.

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Robert Forster: The Evangelist

The surviving half of the Go-Betweens songwriting team is still in fine form, but it's impossible not to the phantom pain.

Ian Mathers
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Dragon Wars: D-War

I strained to find a seed of brilliance beneath the schlock, then quickly disabused myself of this foolishness, and got back to clutching my head in disbelief/anguish.

Jake Meaney
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The Grid

The Grid attempts to confront terrorism and Western ignorance of Islamic culture head-on.

Nikki Tranter
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Karen Sisco

Karen is a Federal Marshal, assigned to serve warrants, chase fugitives, and 'bring in the bad guys'.

Jennifer D. Wesley
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Like Mike (2002)

It's easy to see why Bow Wow -- ambitious, clever, self-confident -- appealed to the folks who put this film-cd-gear- package together.

Cynthia Fuchs
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