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'All My Sons'
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Review: 'All My Sons'

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Pairing Arthur Miller's probing social realism with Brit director Simon McBurney's multidisciplinary experimental approach was a gamble, but the payoff in "All My Sons" is considerable.

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Review: 'Jumpers'

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There is, quite probably, a lot less to "Jumpers" than meets the eye -- or rather the ear. But how could it be otherwise? Tom Stoppard's exuberantly surreal comedy contains long disquisitions on the…

Restoration of a classic

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Volker Schloendorff is still in Berlin. Two and a half years ago, when he was installed along with Pierre Couveinhes as managing director of Studio Babelsberg, a lot of people here didn't think he or…

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Review: 'Mesmer'

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The wild, impressionistic view with which writer Dennis Potter assails the so-called age of reason in "Mesmer" seems barely containable on the bigscreen. And if it were not for the grounded…