Jonathan Todd

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Review: 'Animals'

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This stylishly wrought item shuttles between fantasy and realism a la "Donnie Darko" in its exploration of its protag's problematic emotional life, although too much of the lead character's delicate…

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Review: 'Sphere'

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"Sphere" is an empty shell. Derivative of any number of famous sci-fi movies and as full of false promises as the Wizard of Oz, this portentous underwater "Thing" swims along with reasonable good…

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Review: 'Con Air'

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Apart from not knowing to quit while it's ahead, "Con Air" provides quite an exciting flight prior to its crash and burn. Hiply written and cast, and shrewdly positioned dramatically to exploit both…

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Review: 'Philadelphia'

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"Philadelphia" is an ideal film for people who have never known anyone with AIDS. This extremely well-made message picture about tolerance, justice and discrimination is pitched at mainstream…

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