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'Leverage: Season 4' is Not About the Art of the Con, but the Thrill of It

Four seasons in and Leverage is still up to its same old hoodwinks -- and it's still fun to watch.

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The Last Mimzy (2007)

Where the science ends and the fantasy begins is made too clear in The Last Mimzy.

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The Last Mimzy (2007)

Unlike her obvious precursor, E.T., Mimzy isn't wrinkly or strange or even very mobile, nothing that might frighten the All-American youngsters who discover her.

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TAPS

TAPS suffers from its post-Vietnam jingoistic voice and a story that you simply don't want to buy into.

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Kidnapped

Rather than manipulate our established fears by way of the threat to personal security, this show asks us to examine what makes us individuals in the first place.

Daynah Burnett
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Last Holiday

'So much of the movie,' says director Wayne Wang of his Last Holiday, 'is about giving up your fears and trying to live your life.'

Cynthia Fuchs
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Last Holiday (2006)

As she gains increased clout (maybe her new Hollywood star counts for something), perhaps the Queen can angle for work that's challenging and rewarding for all her subject.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Kinsey (2004)

Not only is the character difficult by heroic biopic standards, but his story combines radical thinking, extraordinary generosity, and supreme egotism.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Kinsey (2004)

At its best, Kinsey turns nearly impressionistic, as when it represents the doctor's increasingly convoluted relationships with his team.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Secret Window (2004)

'Johnny's look,' says director David Koepp, 'mostly came from Johnny'.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Secret Window (2004)

The foremost asset of this Stephen King adaptation is the wondrous Johnny Depp.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Sunshine State (2002)

If there's anyone you'd want to have talking you through his movie, it would be John Sayles.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Sunshine State (2002)

Its attention to intricate sociopolitical tensions, Sunshine State, recalls Sayles' previous work.

Cynthia Fuchs

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