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Serial Killer Drama 'Rillington Place' Condemns Midcentury English Patriarchy

This horrifying three-episode BBC mini-series indicts the gender, class, and race hierarchies that enabled John Christie's murders.

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The Incredible Hulk

One of the most “incredible” things about this so-called reinvention of the Hulk is how close it is to Ang Lee’s vision.

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The Incredible Hulk

In The Incredible Hulk, Betty handles her role as The Girl in unusual and frankly charming ways: she's easily the film's most impressive effect.

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Youth Without Youth

"You learn more quickly, more profoundly in dreams" -- the audience becomes a part of the hallucinations.

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The Return of the Popcorn Circus: June 2008

If May almost tent-poled itself out of existence, June will be even worse. After all, are audiences really ready for 13 major release in less than two months -- with more to come?

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Funny Games

Michael Haneke's scene for scene remake of his own 1997 film, Funny Games, appears to be premised on displeasure.

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Youth Without Youth

Based on the writings of Mircea Eliade, Francis Ford Coppola's first movie in 10 years is goofy, contrived, and self-absorbed.

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Dont Come Knocking (2006)

A vivid, genuine exploration of a hell-raiser entering his twilight years apologetically and with an open heart.

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Dont Come Knocking (2006)

The reunion of Wim Wenders and Sam Shepard, coming some 20 years after Paris, Texas, demonstrates both the change and sameness in their art.

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Dark Water: Unrated Widescreen Edition (2005)

'I'm attracted by the unknown, by the unexplainable,' says director Walter Salles.

Cynthia Fuchs
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The Beautiful Country (2004)

Here, as elsewhere, the film shows Binh's experience in lyrical, subtle, often extraordinary imagery.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Dark Water (2005)

The more anxious Dahlia becomes, the more the dark, soppy, unruly apartment resembles her state of mind.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Silver City (2004)

Dickie Pilager embodies U.S. political-corporate mythology, the 'shining city on a hill' reduced to basic elements.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Silver City (2004)

It's easy to make assumptions about a political candidate named Dickie Pilager.

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