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"Simon and the Oaks"
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Review: ‘Simon and the Oaks’

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Though it retains the narrative complexity of the Swedish bestseller on which it's based, WWII saga "Simon and the Oaks" never creates an emotional or intellectual throughline of its own.

“Least Among Saints"
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Review: ‘Least Among Saints’

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Martin Papazian's male melodrama features no climactic Bible reading, no hero pastor and an R-rating's worth of swearing, yet it hits the required beats of Christian cinema with aplomb.

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Review: ‘Harper Regan’

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Every woman is entitled to her mid-life crisis, but the elaborate meltdown that Simon Stephens engineers in "Harper Regan" is wasted on an uninspiring character.

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Review: ‘Fatal’

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A tightly constructed slow-burn thriller about a 28-year-old man haunted by his participation in a gang rape 10 years earlier, "Fatal" marks an outstanding feature debut by South Korean…

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