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Review: 'Boogie Nights'

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Darkly comic, vastly entertaining and utterly original, Paul Thomas Anderson's "Boogie Nights" is one of the most ambitious films to have come out of Hollywood in some time. Spanning the height of…

Frances McDormand
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Review: 'Fargo'

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The slow unraveling of the perfect crime gone awry has long been an almost irresistible movie thriller theme. In "Fargo," iconoclastic filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen manage the precarious balancing…

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Review: 'Sydney'

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Four excellent lead performances, vividly evoked ambience and a masterfully sustained mood of quiet desperation mark pic as an impressive piece of work. Despite a couple of plot twists that strain…