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Review: ‘Vipaka’

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Helmer Philippe Caland (scripter of the notorious "Boxing Helena") gets a potent performance from Forest Whitaker as a deeply troubled construction contractor whose obsession with his deceased mom…

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So yeah, ‘Argo,’ but also, viva Riva

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Every other candidate for best picture but "Argo" is a deer in the headlights at this point. The Ben Affleck pic kept on winning awards this weekend – BAFTA prizes for picture, directing and editing…

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"Punk in Africa"
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Review: ‘Punk in Africa’

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An interesting if accidental companion piece to recent docu hit "Searching for Sugar Man" -- in which a U.S. musician unwittingly helped fuel anti-apartheid sentiments in 1970s South Africa -- "Punk…

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Biz braves blizzard unscathed

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The entertainment industry's fears of severe weather disruptions melted over the weekend, with Gotham largely unfazed by the snowstorm that dumped as much as three feet on other sections of the…

Beautiful Creatures
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Review: ‘Beautiful Creatures’

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Southern goth-chic gets a swoony supernatural makeover in "Beautiful Creatures," a teen franchise-starter that suggests what "Twilight" might have looked like with a reasonable budget, a competent…

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Filmmaker Chris Brinker dies at 42

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Chris Brinker, producer of writer-director Troy Duffy's 1999 indie attention grabber "Boondock Saints" and its 2009 sequel, died early Friday after surgeons at a Los Angeles hospital were unable to…

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