Movie Takes

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Damsels in Distress

By 4.13.12

A parable or fairy tale of social renewal from the master cinematic chronicler of the Urban Haute Bourgeoisie.
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The Hunger Games

By 4.9.12

A Diana-like Jennifer Lawrence almost redeems this blockbuster.
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Undefeated

By 3.19.12

An inspiring documentary about a coach and North Memphis team that delicately avoids disturbing certain racial and political sensitivities.
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Coriolanus

By 3.13.12

Ralph Fiennes heroic updating of Shakespeare's late study of military honor.
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Young Adult

By 2.13.12

"The real me" isn't all he's cracked up to be.
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A Separation

By 1.27.12

Brilliant, heartbreaking, superbly plotted –- and Iranian.
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