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Directed by: Oliver Stone Starring: Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Banks, James Cromwell, Richard Dreyfuss, Ellen Burstyn, Thandie Newton MPAA rating: PG-13 Run Time: 110 minutes http://www.wthefilm.com/ After watching W., Oliver Stone’s biopic about President George W.  ...

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Zack Snyder's "300" is noteworthy because it's going to be one of the most commercially successful films of the year. Based on Frank Miller's graphic novel about the Battle of Thermopylae in 470BC, it recounts the efforts of several hundred  ...

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The Best of the Tony Awards®-The Plays consists of short excerpts from 19 dramas and comedies that have been performed live on Tony Awards® broadcasts between 1969 and 2001. After an initial prologue by Harvey Fierstein, the two to three  ...

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Directed by Paul Verhoeven Written by Gerard Soeteman and Paul Verhoeven Starring Carice van Houten, Sebastian Koch, Thom Hoffman http://www.sonyclassics.com/blackbook/ For all his regard for Hitchcock, Paul Verhoeven differs from the master in one very significant aspect—degree. Whereas Hitchcock’s  ...

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I’ve Loved You So Long (2008) Il y a longtemps que je t’aime Directed by Philippe Claudel Written by Philippe Claudel Starring: Kristin Scott Thomas, Elsa Zylberstein, Serge Hazanavicius, Laurent Grevill, Frédéric Pierrot, Lise Ségur Run time: 117 minutes  ...

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Most documentaries on composers are dry as dust and predictable. Youget the tragic childhood, the baffled parents, the uncomprehending world. Scott Hicks’ fascinating new film on Philip Glass, who turned seventy last year, avoids these time-worn clichés. Instead, it gives  ...

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Between Two Notes ( 2006 ) Directed by Florence Strauss Written by Florence Strauss, Mano Siri Camera: Laurent Brunet; 84 minutes. Co-presented by 2007 San Francisco Jewish Film Festival website http://www.aff.org/. DVD international@nfb.ca; 1.800. 542.2164 (  ...

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The Magic Lantern Goes Out A Tribute to Ingmar Bergman, One of Cinema’s Masters Swedish filmmaker Ingmar Bergman died on Monday, July 30, at the age of 89. His death marks the passing of a great artist of  ...

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This year’s Palme d’Or winner, 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days, makes it’s U.S. debut at the New York Film Festival, and it’s easy to see why it’s winning awards. It’s already being called “the abortion movie,” which does  ...

51 Birch Street

51 Birch Street (2005) A documentary by Doug Block English, 90 minutes At some early age we learn the "facts of life." Those are weird, but not nearly as weird as realizing that our parents "did it."  ...