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Review: 'Notre-Dame de Paris'

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Anglo-Gallic relations are dealt a serious blow by "Notre-Dame de Paris," the arena show premiered 18 months ago in Paris that has set up a West End home at the Dominion Theater where such Euroshlock…

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Review: 'Downtown 81'

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Jam-packed with riveting perfs by some of the hottest underground Gotham bands of the early '80s, "Downtown 81" is an extraordinary real-life snapshot of hip, arty, clubland Manhattan in the…

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Review: 'No Place to Go'

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A rigorous study of the final days of a washed-up German writer, "No Place to Go" is a pure fest movie that appeals more to the intellect than the emotions. Shot in hard blacks and whites, and well…

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Review: 'Djomeh'

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This first feature from a former assistant to Abbas Kiarostami is a sweet-natured pic which touches on racism and the difficulty faced by foreigners living in Iran, especially in the remote mountain…

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Review: 'The Farewell'

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A sustained mood of eerie unease characterizes "The Farewell" as it follows German playwright Bertolt Brecht and his circle of companions from daybreak to late afternoon on the final day of their…

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Review: 'Muggers'

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Finally getting a cinema release in Australia after a year on the shelf (pic was on offer in the 1999 Cannes market), "Muggers" emerges as a fresh, funny black comedy with something to say about…

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Review: 'Breathtaking'

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Awell-made, stylish Brit thriller centered on a mentally disturbed psychologist, "Breathtaking" explores the fine line separating a professional woman and a prostitute, both severely scarred by…

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