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Hitler: The Rise of Evil

The list of deliberate historical blunders that Hitler: The Rise of Evil shamelessly uses to enhance its moralistic agenda is unacceptably large for a production that claims to be a biographical epic.

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Out of Practice

The pilot episode offered only one moment when anyone appeared relaxed, and those characters, a loving elderly couple Ben spotted in a restaurant, are extras.

Michael Abernethy
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Must Love Dogs (2005)

This family thing is looking rather grim now, as if it's about to swallow the rest of the movie whole.

Cynthia Fuchs
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The West Wing

The West Wing has locked itself into philosophical stasis, determined to air its liberal credentials via Bartlett and his staff yet equally determined never to challenge the status quo.

Lesley Smith
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Bright Young Things (2004)

Stephen Fry can't throw us any curveballs because he's got to stick close to Waugh, so he subjects us to formulaic depravity for three-quarters of the film, with minor variations.

Dan Devine
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Heartburn (1986)

In Heartburn, we're not privy to any clues that Mark might be the unfaithful party, even though we know it's a plot device coming down the track like a Metroliner.

James Oliphant
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Anything Else (2003)

The idea of Woody Allen teaching high school English is a funny idea, and Anything Else leaves it at that: a funny idea.

Jesse Hassenger
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Le Divorce (2003)

Like previous Merchant-Ivory productions, Le Divorce concerns culture clashes, disruptive expatriates, and squabbles over stuff.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Life or Something Like It (2002)

Most regrettably, Lanie's not a crazy chick at all.

Cynthia Fuchs

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