"Stars Earn Stripes"
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Review: ‘Stars Earn Stripes’

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While hardly a breakthrough on any level -- indeed, about as unoriginal as the genre gets -- if the goal is simply to keep the torch flickering between the Games and the fall season, mission probably…

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"Sushi Girl"
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Review: ‘Sushi Girl’

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A gory yarn of reckoning set in a restaurant where a nude femme accompanies the main dish, "Sushi Girl" makes a strong impression with a lurid, finely twisted plot, but its excessive cruelty leaves a…

"Leviathan"
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Review: ‘Leviathan’

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After the much-laureled nonfiction feature "Sweetgrass," British-born helmer Lucien Castaing-Taylor makes a sure-to-be-talked-about follow-up with the semi-experimental sea-fishing docu "Leviathan."

"The Tall Man"
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Review: ‘The Tall Man’

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French filmmaker Pascal Laugier attempts a tricky bait-and-switch with genre conventions in "The Tall Man," his English-language follow-up to 2008's ultra-violent horror-thriller "Martyrs."

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"Dust"
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Review: ‘Dust’

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"Dust" is a compilation of tenuously connected scenes meant to convey the mental and social damage wrought by Guatemala's armed conflicts.

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