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'Fast & Furious 6' Is Bigger and Better, Again

If its action is what you expect, what with all the screeches, gear changes, and "Oh shit"s, Fast & Furious 6 also does something else, as a movie, rendering relationships in reds and blues and yellows, accelerating speeds, and all manner of camera angles. As cinematic storytelling goes, this is close to pure.

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Death Race

Lesley Smith
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Transformers

Consider the patience and time it takes to build a ship in a bottle. Now imagine a fully functional Spanish Armada in a snow globe.

Erik Hinton
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Transformers (2007)

The point here is excess. For 144 minutes, the film pummels and pounds, delivering explosions, combat troops, speeding vehicles, computer codes, giant robots -- and more explosions.

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Transformers (2007)

Without the weight of an already formed franchise to pull it down, this filmic funhouse is allowed to spin wildly out of control. We simply sit back and enjoy the operatic ride.

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Monkey Business (Part 3: July)

Finally, a month with only one remaining series contender. All wizard based Potter-y aside, this will be the most tenuous time for the business called show. After a strong start, the eccentric collection of entertainments here could make or break this potentially record shattering motion picture season.

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Annapolis (2006)

Toward the end of 'achieving a balance' in the film, Justin Lin says, 'It was just basically a massage all the way through, from the writing to the production to the editing.'

Cynthia Fuchs
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Annapolis (2006)

Toward the end of 'achieving a balance' in the film, Justin Lin says, 'It was just basically a massage all the way through, from the writing to the production to the editing.'"

Cynthia Fuchs
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Waist Deep (2006)

"Save our streets! Save our streets!" So pronounce the earnest demonstrators who appear at the start of Waist Deep, their placards raised high, their faces showing frustration.

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Annapolis (2006)

Annapolis is straight-up male melodrama.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Four Brothers (2005)

'I grew up in sunny southern California, and I'm not used to snow,' says John Singleton. 'I wanted to do a movie with snow in it, so here it is.'"

Cynthia Fuchs
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Four Brothers (2005)

In between the guilt-tripping and the domestic melodrama, the boys argue over priorities.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Flight of the Phoenix (2004)

Much like John Moore's Behind Enemy Lines, Phoenix splices together traditional and current action movie clichés and rhythms.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Flight of the Phoenix (2004)

Most remarkably, after what looks like weeks in the desert sun, no one ever gets a sunburn.

Cynthia Fuchs

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