"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.

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“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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