Movie Takes

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The Triumph of Love

By 4.22.02

Mira Sorvino is the only triumphant thing about this inept adaptation of a Marivaux play.
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The Cat’s Meow

By 4.12.02

Peter Bogdanovich is one of those directors who is always coming back, though back from where it is never quite clear.
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Lucky Break

By 4.8.02

A British prison comedy in which Christopher Plummer steals the show -- even as his prisoners attempt to escape during the musical show he has them starring in.
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Death to Smoochy

By 4.3.02

Here's another movie you can kiss goodbye -- unless you want to see Robin Williams a lot funnier than he has been of late.
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Crush Trash

By 4.2.02

Sisterhood forever! And Andie MacDowell lights up, in what can only be described as a revolting movie.
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Y Tu Mama Tambien

By 3.31.02

''And Your Mother Too...'' may be one of the best pornographic movies ever made -- though it is not the skin that makes this a porn film.
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Son of the Bride

By 3.28.02

An utterly captivating romantic comedy from Argentina that makes a nice comparison between the kind of madness that affects the beginning and the end of our lives.
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A Mess and Andie

By 3.17.02

Harrison's Flowers is set in Bosnia, c. 1991, where only foreign news photographers are not insane.
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Monsoon Wedding

By 3.14.02

A feel-good look at family and sexual relationships in the emerging middle classes of one of the most promising of the world’s developing countries -- just be careful what you feel good about.
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The Son’s Room

By 3.7.02

An almost unbearable portrait of a family's grief over the death of a son.
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