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Review: 'The War Anthology'

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Synthesizing the work of more than 100 artists is a daunting task at best, yet Curious Theater Company's ambitious examination of the U.S. at war comes through with flying colors. The material and…

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Review: 'Almost Heroes'

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Neither a pleasant surprise nor a total disaster, "Almost Heroes" is a fitfully funny period comedy that will be remembered best as the final bigscreen effort of the late Chris Farley.

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Review: 'Lost in Space'

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One of the most endearingly dumb baby-boomer tube faves finally makes it to the bigscreen with "Lost in Space," New Line's most commercially ambitious, and costly, production to date. The $90 mil…

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Disney's day of recovery

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Less than 24 hours after Frank G. Wells died in a Sunday helicopter accident, Walt Disney Co. chairman and chief executive officer Michael D. Eisner announced that he will take on the late exec's…

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Review: 'La Ribelle'

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A year after his controversial film bow "Acla," director Aurelio Grimaldi returns with another story about the poor and disenfranchised in his native Sicily. Set in a girls' reform school, "The…

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