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'Wild Target': Moral Ambiguity Without Messy Drool

Thoughtfully drawn characters give audiences something to relate to and laugh at in the offbeat comedy, Wild Target.

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Driving Lessons

Kate Williams
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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)

Order of the Phoenix, for all its shortcomings, does make clear the sense of loss and struggle that comes with maturity.

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Monkey Business (Part 3: July)

Finally, a month with only one remaining series contender. All wizard based Potter-y aside, this will be the most tenuous time for the business called show. After a strong start, the eccentric collection of entertainments here could make or break this potentially record shattering motion picture season.

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Driving Lessons (2006)

As if the "driving lessons" metaphor is not burdensome enough, the film presents Ben with a series of non-options.

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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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