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directed by Steven Shainberg Fur calls itself “an imaginary portrait” of Diane Arbus before she became a photographer. In other words, the story is completely fabricated, so anybody expecting a serious study of Arbus’ development as an artist will not find it here. Fur  ...

A Girl Cut in Two: -film review

Directed by Claude Chabrol Written by Claude Chabrol and Cecile Maistre Starring: Ludivine Sagnier, Francois Berleand, Benoit Magimel, Mathilda May, Caroline Sihol, Marie Bunel, Valeria Cavalli, Thomas Chabrol Run Time: 115 minutes Rating: Not Rated In terms of sheer output, and a beloved fan base through both the good  ... – review

God Grew Tired of Us puts a face on the victims of the 20-year civil war in the Sudan, which has been overlooked as an international cause celebré until recently. Among other atrocities inflicted on the peoples of the southern Sudan, was a decree  ... – review

Al Franken: God Spoke (2006) Nick Doob and Chris Hegedus, directors A funny thing happened to Nick Doob and Chris Hegedus on the way to making their documentary on Reverend Al Sharpton. While Sharpton was seeking to run for the office of President  ...

The Good Shepherd

  The Good Shepherd is an intriguing, adult film. Adult, not merely because it’s rated “R”, but because it depicts the difficult and problematic professional and personal life of a CIA operative with an adult, realistic approach that is rarely shown in films. What we typically see when  ... – review

Harsh Times (2005) Written and directed by David Ayer (Training Day) Jim Davis (Christian Bale) is a perfect candidate to work for the Department of Homeland Securities. He served as an Army Ranger in Afghanistan, he has the guts to do what it takes to  ...

The Grocer’s Son: -film review

Directed by Eric Guirado Written by Eric Guirado and Florence Vignon Starring: Nicolas Cazalé, Clotilde Hesme, Jeanne Goupil, Daniel Duval, Stephane Guerin-Tillie, Liliane Rover, Paul Crauchet MPAA rating: Not rated Run Time: 126 minutes Despite its rather well worn premise of a prodigal son returning to his family  ... – review

History Boys Official Website Directed by Nicholas Hytner Written by Alan Bennett This witty and delightfully exuberant movie revolves around the scholastic future of eight gifted teenage boys in Yorkshire, England. The History Boys have been chosen to prepare for the rigorous examinations  ... – review

After the well crafted, carefully observed tour de force on human foibles that was Memories of Murder, one wouldn’t exactly expect writer-director Bong Joon-ho to follow it up with a monster horror movie. Even with only three features under his belt however, Bong could be following in the steps of  ... – review

Haven (2004) Frank E. Flowers, director No one in Haven is quite what they seem to be. Or rather, they are mostly completely transparent. Everyone living in newcomer director Frank E. Flowers' vision of life on the Cayman Islands is so deeply corrupted, it is hard  ...