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Review: 'Free Jimmy'

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Norwegian-Brit co-prod plays like some unholy cross between "Dumbo," "Fritz the Cat" and "Requiem for a Dream." Plot pivots round Jimmy, a heroin-addicted circus elephant, on the run and pursued by…

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Review: 'Red Eye'

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Departing less from his horror bailiwick than he did with "Music of the Heart" in 1999, Wes Craven retains shocks but dispenses with scares in the negligible "Red Eye." A virtual two-hander for the…

Cast Away
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Review: 'Cast Away'

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Director Robert Zemeckis and star Tom Hanks take tremendous risks -- both dramatic and commercial -- and for the most part succeed, in "Cast Away." In this bold and unique story about a single…

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Review: 'The Herd'

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Peter Lynch's follow-up to "Project Grizzly," a smash hit by Canadian standards, is an intriguing dud. The helmer has an expert nose for oddities of northern life and history, and he's done yeoman…

Review: 'Greenwillow'

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Frank Loesser's "Greenwillow" lasted only two months on Broadway in 1960, but this short-lived musical about love and redemption has been redeemed with a new book that makes it an appealingly…

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