Tom Tapp

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Riding Giants

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Director: Stacy Peralta Topic: A history of big-wave surfing, from its ancient Polynesian roots to today's jet ski assisted search for the 100-foot wave. Financier: Canal Plus Budget: $2.6 million…

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Review: 'The Apocalypse Now Book'

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Timed to hit stores right before Francis Ford Coppola's "Apocalypse Now Redux" hits U.S. theaters, "The Apocalypse Now Book" is the type of tome film buffs dream about. Having also penned "Coppola"…

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Roles to remember

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Brenda Blethyn plays a cash-strapped widow with a green thumb and a yard full of pot in “Saving Grace.” After last year's kindly “Cider House” doctor, Michael Caine went on to blacker and badder…

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O Brother, Where Art Thou

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After a holiday in the sun with "The Big Lebowski," the Oscar-winning Coen Brothers return to joking yokels with "O Brother, Where Art Thou?," a period piece based on "The Odyssey" and set in the…

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Chocolat

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After debuting on Academy ballots in 1991 with "My Life As a Dog," director Lasse Hallstrom returned last year with the Miramax-backed "The Cider House Rules," which was nominated for seven statues…

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