Phil Provenzale

"Kinshasa Kids"
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Review: 'Kinshasa Kids'

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Poised between documentary and fiction, "Kinshasa Kids" benefits greatly from both; its open approach to its non-pro Congolese actors never seems scripted, and its clear narrative throughline never…

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'Condition'
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Review: 'Condition'

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Part video installation, part earnest science tract, novice helmer Andrei Severny's "Condition" has moments of interest but seems uncertain what kind of film it wants to be. Taking place following an…

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Review: '9 Dead Gay Guys'

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"9 Dead Gay Guys," a dark comedy in the John Waters tradition, takes place in such a cartoonish, good-natured universe it's hard to imagine anyone taking offense. Pic could connect with crossover…

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