Exiled

Exiled (Fong juk) (2006) Directed by Johnny To Writers: Kam-Yuen Szeto, Tin-Shing Yip Official Site Wo (Nick Cheung), a former gangster, returns to Macau some time after a failed assassination attempt on a triad boss. He comes with his wife  ...

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A new film based on the Broadway Musical (which was based on a movie by John Waters) Directed and Choreographed by Adam Shankman Starring Nikki Blonsky, John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Walken http://www.hairspraymovie.com/ Who would have guessed that a movie  ...

My Fuehrer

Dani Levy undertakes a challenging task with My Fuehrer to make an historical comedy out of a Jew's interactions with Hitler during late 1944. But some challenges are better left unaccepted, and unfortunately My Fuehrer is one  ...

Pan’s Labyrinth

Written and Directed by Guillermo del Toro Starring Ariadna Gil, Ivana Baquero, Sergi Lopez Rated R, Runtime 112 min., Spanish website Ivana Baquero in PAN'S LABYRINTH. Photo by TERESA ISASI. “Pan’s Labyrinth” is Mexican filmmaker Guillermo  ...

REdacted

Directed by Brian De Palma Starring Patrick Carroll, Rob Devaney, Izzy Diaz, Ty Jones, Abigail Savage MPAA Rating: R, USA, 90 minutes http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0937237/ It has been a strange year in terms of movies about the Middle East. In the Valley  ...

Ten Canoes (2006)

Written, directed and produced by: Rolf De Heer Starring: Crusoe Kurddal, Jamie Gulpilil, David Gulpilil, Richard Birrinbirrin and Peter Minygululu Not Rated, Run Time: 90 minutes, in Yolngu (an Australian Indigenous tribe) with English subtitles  ...

Up the Yangtze

Yung Chang, writer, director and occasional narrator of the fascinating and moving documentary, Up the Yangtze, is a first generation Canadian of Chinese descent. Like many children of immigrants, Yung Chang has spent extended periods in the “old country.” In  ...

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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  ...

Bears

Marc Klasfeld is a smart, savvy, and insightful filmmaker, who applies much of the tricks of the trade he learned making music videos and working with celebrities such as Eminem and Beyoncé. Moving into documentary filmmaking he demonstrates professional growth  ...

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This is how ignorant I am: until I saw this documentary I didn’t know Darfur was a region in Sudan. And it’s not that I didn’t care. It’s just that there are too many things to care about, in too  ...