Jay Weissberg

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Review: 'Paul is Leaving'

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With the appearance of "Paul Is Leaving," Alain Tanner's dry spell has shriveled into barely digestible rawhide for only the most unreconstructed intellectual poseurs. Switzerland's best known helmer…

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Review: 'Stupid Boy'

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The first half of "Stupid Boy" contains an astonishingly mature performance by Pierre Chatagny and a compelling psychological profile lensed in a probing manner. Part two sees Chatagny continuing to…

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Review: 'Fucking Love'

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"Fucking Love" is the sort of pic a talented film student can be proud of, but with too many Swiss film industry jokes, it won't be traveling far. Helmer/scripter Peter Luisi has fun with limited…

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Review: 'Oh Happy Day'

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White tourists flocking to Harlem for packaged gospel tours have a movie they can embrace in this feel-good comedy for those who like it sweet and simple. Nordic auds will be sure to feel the spirit…

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Review: 'Forgiveness'

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The bleached out colors of award-winning advertising helmer Ian Gabriel's feature debut both agree with and stand in contrast to the upheavals in "Forgiveness." Gabriel opts for a too-easy path of…

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