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'Map of the Sounds of Tokyo': Pretty to Look At

Stunning cinematography can't make up for a wholly unconvincing plot in Isabel Coixet's Map of the Sounds of Tokyo

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Pans Labyrinth (El Laberinto del Fauno) (2006)

As her belief in herself comes full circle, as she discovers her crucial mythological role as it exists alongside her role alongside her mother, Ofelia becomes more real than her gorgeous allegory can bear.

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The Pay Off: The Best Film of 2006

For many of the movies on PopMatters' 2006 list of the year's best films, it is clear that a heavy personal and professional stake was riding on the final product.

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Dirty Pretty Things (2002)

The title refers to many 'things,' most simultaneously dirty and pretty.

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Dirty Pretty Things (2002)

Dirty Pretty Things is a film about beaten down, exhausted, tenaciously hopeful workers.

Cynthia Fuchs

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