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Matt Damon in "Promised Land."
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Review: 'Promised Land'

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A quietly absorbing if finally somewhat dubious drama about an unlikely anti-corporate crusader, "Promised Land" uses a familiar story arc to decry corruption in the energy industry, specifically the…

'Fringe'

Review: 'Fringe'

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Being derivative isn't necessarily a condemnation in television, but given the auspices and hype, "Fringe" disappoints -- mixing a bit of "The X-Files" here and a dollop of "Alias" there, flecks of…

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Review: 'Running Scared'

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A ferociously energetic piece of filmmaking, "Running Scared" makes the seedy Vegas milieu of writer-director Wayne Kramer's first feature, "The Cooler," look as tasteful as "The Sound of Music."…