Aaron Wilson

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Review: 'Alpha Dog'

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Ripped from the headlines and hurled to the screen with more hopped-up energy than insight, pic is tabloid fare pimped out as a serious true-crime saga. Curiosity in the real-life story, boosted by…

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Review: 'Home'

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The ghosts of great plays and legendary actors hover uneasily over "Home," David Storey's elegy for lost lives amid a lost country that is aging as painfully as its central characters. Its 1970…

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Review: 'The Wrong Box'

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Robert Louis Stevenson's macabre Victorian yarn has been impressively mounted by producer-director Bryan Forbes. He has lined up an impeccable cast of Britain's character comedian actors and brought…

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Review: 'Hell Is a City'

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Hell Is a City is an absorbing film of a conventional cops and robbers yarn. Val Guest's taut screenplay [from a novel by Maurice Proctor], allied to his own deft direction, has resulted in a notable…

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Review: 'Boots Malone'

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Plot deals with the relationship between Johnny Stewart, a 15-year-old who loves horses, and William Holden, a jockey's agent down on his luck. Story is run off against an authentic racetrack…

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