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Review: 'Rape Me'

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A couple of sexually active and nihilistically disgruntled young women on a free-form rampage screw a lot of unfortunate men and blast a lot of people to kingdom come in "Rape Me." Despite game perfs…

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Review: 'Jet Set'

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A member of the hoi polloi infiltrates the world of the Beautiful People with amusing if predictable results in "Jet Set," an agreeable comedy in which rich and poor alike inhabit their respective…

Review: '4:48 Psychosis'

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An agonizing silence begins "4:48 Psychosis," the late Sarah Kane's sorrowful cri de coeur of a play, but that's nothing compared to the agonizing words that follow. In earlier plays like "Blasted"…

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Review: 'Preston Tylk'

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Smooth psychological thriller has smart performances and a potent mood, dominated by omnipresent Northwest rain. "Preston Tylk" is lacking a certain oomph in both action and character payoffs…

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Review: 'Icebox'

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It may still be finding its way around the programming arena, but Netcaster Icebox.com offers up some of the cleverest cartoon content available in cyberspace from a team of producers and writers…

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Review: 'Pippin'

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When "Pippin" opened on Broadway in 1972, the running time was a fleeting and functional 118 minutes. In its reincarnation at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, N.J., the song-and-dance odyssey of…

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Review: 'History Lessons'

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After some 75 shorts and features, many too didactic or insular for all but a small core audience, 61-year-old pioneering lesbian experimental filmmaker Barbara Hammer ("Nitrate Kisses") has pulled…

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Review: 'Trade Off'

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This important and potentially incendiary docu records the events leading up to last November's showdown at the World Trade Organization confab in Seattle, when the forces of capitalism battled an…

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Review: 'Orpheus Descending'

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I don't want realism, I want magic!" sounds the protagonist's alarm in another, better-known Tennessee Williams play, but much the same request could be made of the new London revival of "Orpheus…

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