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Melancholia

By 12.8.11

More clowning around from the obnoxious Lars von Trier.

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The Descendants

By 12.6.11

As good an American movie as you're likely to see these days.

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Anonymous

By 11.30.11

Who wrote Shakespeare's plays? The latest in idiot fantasy at the movies.

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Margin Call

By 11.22.11

Once again, Hollywood pretends to remain ignorant of the ancient maxim caveat emptor.

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The Way

By 10.26.11

It's not exactly a religious pilgrimage, but it does treat religion with a certain respect.

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Take Shelter

By 10.21.11

A willingness to blur the difference between reality and unreality undermines what would otherwise be a fine movie.

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Toast

By 10.17.11

A permanent sense of grievance makes this movie memoir of 1960s England rather mean-spirited.

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The Hedgehog

By 10.11.11

Left-wing intellectuals, it appears, are all alike.

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Moneyball

By 10.6.11

Everything you thought it knows about baseball is wrong.

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