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'The Three Amigos!' Lacks Punch, but Still Warrants a Chuckle or Two

The Three Amigos! falls prey to the comedy misstep of not delivering on its promised absurdity, resulting in an enjoyable, if underwhelming romp.

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'The Cider House Rules' Remains a Stirring Actor Showcase

Oliver Stapleton's cinematography bathes the film in golden hues. Rachel Portman's music soars. The cast sparkles in roles big and small.

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'Beauty and the Beast (La Belle et la Bête)': At Odds with Itself

Jean Cocteau’s Beauty and the Beast remains a bizarre, eerie and unusual film, filled with dark characters, troubling themes and some truly awe-inspiring visuals.

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Lopert Pictures

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'Fiddler on the Roof' Asks: How Does One Cling to Personal Belief in the Wake of Change?

Fiddler on the Roof represents the Hollywood musical at its most astute. A terrific, light-hearted, but deep thinking dramedy filled with dazzling performances, and ponderous, insightful, even timeless themes.

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'The Ten Commandments' Is Big, Bold, Even Daring Entertainment

Cecil B. DeMille’s powerful motion picture aptly fulfills its duty in delivering a larger than life Biblical episode, complete with terrific special effects, massive sets and grade-A movie stars.

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'Dances with Wolves: 20th Anniversary Edition': Thrilling, Dramatic, Sweeping

Dances with Wolves isn’t an epic as much as it’s an intimate study of humanity, or a carefully hung portrait of friendship, love and acceptance.

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Orion Pictures Corporation

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Robert Urich is Money in 'Vega$'

For whatever reason, Vega$ doesn’t quite feel the same when not tucked between low-income lawyer commercials, or bits featuring old-timers’ medications/supplies as it did back when it aired on FX in the early-'90s.

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'Life in Flight' Flies Too Low

Here was an opportunity to delve deep into a study of the modern American family, and its subsequent breakdown upon entering the 21st century -- an opportunity missed.

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'Carmelo's Way': All Spark and No Substance

This is a very brief look at a conflicted, but ultimately successful persona; one that fails to find any negatives in its subject, unless by accident.

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'Eyes Wide Open' Fails to See Clearly

Aaron’s love affair with Ezri, while pragmatically touching, appears to come about more as a means to ignite the fires (or rebel) from societal standards then to derive genuine affection.


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