'The Waiting Room'
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Review: ‘The Waiting Room’

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A rock-solid verite docu, Peter Nicks' "The Waiting Room" spends hard time in the emergency room at Highland Hospital in Oakland, Calif., where patients often have to wait all day to be seen, then…

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Review: ‘Chronicling a Crisis’

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Just marginally a documentary, "Chronicling a Crisis" turns out to be one of Amos Kollek's more affecting films, partly because the Israeli helmer turns his camera on his woeful self and on Robin…

'Step Up to the Plate'
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Review: ‘Step Up to the Plate’

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A quietly absorbing portrait of the infinitely finicky care that goes into Michelin three-starred French cuisine, "Step Up to the Plate" has the requisite mix of vicarious gastronomical thrills and…

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Review: ‘All In’

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One could accuse Argentinian director Daniel Burman's latest comedy of being forced and artificial, but the concept of "All In" willfully incorporates these effects.

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Can Murdoch retain hold on BSkyB?

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Despite negative U.K. headlines on Wednesday, Rupert Murdoch received a vote of confidence from the News Corp. board of directors, while pay TV platform BSkyB continued to perform strongly and…

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Review: ‘The Source’

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Enthusiasts of '70s subculture will get their smiley face on with "The Source," which chronicles the short life and rather spectacular demise of a quintessentially Southern California spiritual…

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