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'54': A Tame Look at an Era that was Anything but Tame

Mark Christopher's 54 has little to say about Studio 54, New York in the '70s, or anything else.

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Flags of Our Fathers (2006)

War, the film argues, depends on lies, on myths and beliefs that could never be sustained were the experience represented or remembered explicitly.

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The I Inside (2003)

You know something's wrong with your film when the most interesting thing in it is a 20-second scene featuring Robert Sean Leonard.

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Crash (2004)

The lesson seems geared toward those viewers who were surprised by the Rodney King video, that is, people who don't regularly deal with cultural collisions.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Igby Goes Down (2002)

Burr Steers' first feature is populated by exceptionally quirky characters, most related by blood.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Gosford Park (2001)

It is clear about what it is, a study of affect that is also affected.

Cynthia Fuchs

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