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The Frankenstein Chronicles: Series 1, Episode 1 - "A World Without God"

The Frankenstein Chronicles is not a lumbering monster, but a finely crafted, dark Georgian mystery.

Carl Wilson
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Silent Hill (2006)

Long on atmosphere, Silent Hill is way short on cunning or beguiling. It's also short on sense.

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Flightplan (2005)

The contrast between Kyle's multiple layers of loss and the flurry of life that goes on without her is briefly compelling.

Cynthia Fuchs
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North Country (2005)

As the film more or less locks you into Josey's perspective, it appears that even the bleak environment denotes her perpetual exhaustion.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Flightplan (2005)

Jodie Foster's face is the most frequently used and most powerful effect in Flightplan.

Cynthia Fuchs
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The Island (2005)

Ewan McGregor and Scarlett Johansson run around in an efficiently digitized near-future scary-scape, occasionally propelled by ethical questions about cloning.

Cynthia Fuchs
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National Treasure (2004)

Popular propaganda at its best -- high quality creative work allied to a resounding endorsement of a status quo the American electorate seems determined to maintain.

Lesley Smith
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Troy (2004)

According to Troy, war is all about reputation.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Equilibrium (2002)

Hooray for kicking opponents' heads in, fancy wirework, and twirling black topcoats.

Cynthia Fuchs

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