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“Moonlight Mile” is easily one of the most rewarding film experiences

This might seem an odd way to put it, but writer-director Brad Silberling’s Moonlight Mile could be thought of as a kind of backwards mirror-image…

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A film poem inspired by the Peruvian poet César Vallejo: SONGS FROM THE SECOND FLOOR (2002)

Songs from the Second Floor was Andersson’s third feature film, and his first since 1975’s Giliap. He spent most of the intervening time directing commercials,…

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Female strength and solidarity in “Femme Fatale (2002)”

“I’m a bad girl, Nicolas. Real bad. Rotten to the heart.” —Rebecca Romijn, Femme Fatale Rating: R (for strong sexuality, violence and language) Genre: Drama,…

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TALK TO HER (2002): A story about the friendship between two men, about loneliness

Cast Javier Camara as Benigno Dario Grandinetti as Marco Leonor Watling as Alicia Rosario Flores as Lydia Geraldine Chaplin as Katerina Written and Directed by…

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“Adaptation has some sharp Hollywood satire and some wildly funny plot twists

Charlie Kaufman’s screenplay for “Adaptation.” (2002) has it three ways. It is wickedly playful in its construction, it gets the story told, and it doubles…

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“Spirited Away” and the Sophistication of Childhood

In the garden of wonderments that is the body of work by Japanese animation master Hayao Miyazaki, his 2001 gem Spirited Away is at once…

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Shrek 2 Is Definitive Proof Sequels Can Be Better Than the Original

A certain amount of credit must be given to the filmmaking team behind Shrek 2 for overcoming a seemingly insurmountable obstacle and producing an entertaining…

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Review YOU CAN COUNT ON ME (2000): where lives will forever be emotionally

Cast Laura Linney as Sammy Prescott Mark Ruffalo as Terry Prescott Jon Tenney as Bob Matthew Broderick as Brian Rory Culkin as Rudy Written and…

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One taste is all it takes in CHOCOLAT (2000)

Cast Juliette Binoche as Vianne Victoire Thivisol as Anouk Johnny Depp as Roux Hugh O’Conor as Pere Henri Lena Olin as Josephine Peter Stormare as…

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Talk about ABOMINABLE with adorable and gorgeously animated

Cast Chloe Bennet as Yi Tenzing Norgay Trainor as Jin Albert Tsai as Albert Tsai Eddie Izzard as Burnish Sarah Paulson as Dr. Zara Tsai…

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