Movie Takes

Movie Takes

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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The Artist

By 1.24.12

Simply delightful, using the conventions of the silent movie to restore narrative to its rightful, moving place.
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The Iron Lady

By 1.23.12

Entirely missing the point of what made her historic.
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War Horse

By 1.17.12

A children's movie for young and old and above all the intellectually immature.
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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

By 1.11.12

Lots of the Cold War era's world-weary moral equivalence, but without the financially risky anti-Americanism.
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Shame

By 12.19.11

Sex addiction is no fun indeed, even in New York, New York.
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