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Review: ‘Nuit #1’

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A one-night stand evolves into an all-night talkathon in "Nuit #1," a claustrophobically intense drama set almost entirely within a shabby apartment where two strangers disrobe to enjoy an…

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Review: ‘Edwin Boyd’

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Muted color lensing and understated storytelling lend an unexpectedly melancholy air to "Edwin Boyd," a generally low-key but sporadically exciting account of Canada's most notorious bank robber of…

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Review: ‘The Incident’

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Yet another variation of horror-movie tropes that date back beyond "Night of the Living Dead," "The Incident" wrings only modest suspense and low-voltage shocks from what might seem like a surefire…

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Review: ‘Vaquero’

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A consistently fascinating and occasionally suspenseful study of a Buenos Aires actor whose ambition may be curdling into obsession, "Vaquero" is all the more intriguing if you know it's the feature…

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Review: ‘The Odds’

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Improbabilities pile higher than chips on the card tables glimpsed throughout "The Odds," a Vancouver-set teen noir with lead performances appreciably more persuasive than helmer Simon Davidson's…

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Review: ‘I’m Yours’

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Even at 79 minutes, "I'm Yours" still manages to overstay its welcome. Entirely predictable and instantly forgettable, this formulaic road movie is all the drearier for following two traveling…

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