Lucas Black

Film Review: ‘42’
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Film Review: '42'

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The Jackie Robinson who titled his 1972 autobiography "I Never Had It Made" -- and meant it -- is scarcely present in "42," a relentlessly formulaic biopic that succeeds at transforming one of the…

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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…

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Zanuck refines 'Low' mojo

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In these tough times for independent film, producers have to use every tool in their box to get films made. Rounding up investors from Georgia to Poland, shooting quickly and efficiently. And if you…

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