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Review: 'Shoppen'

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Amazingly the first full-scale feature set in the world of speed dating, "Shoppen" is a frisky, beautifully played and written comedy that just goes with its oddball characters rather than trying to…

Review: 'Rebecca'

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Around 30 Tony-winning best musicals have been made into Hollywood films, but Broadway has rarely returned the favor: Only three winners of the best picture Oscar successfully transferred to the…

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Review: 'Very Bad Things'

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A darkly comic twist on the stag-party-gone-wrong minigenre, "Very Bad Things" spreads its genuinely outrageous, belly-laugh moments pretty thinly across an average, suburban-white-rage buddies…

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Review: 'Crash'

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A forbiddingly frigid piece of esoteric erotica, David Cronenberg's "Crash" goes all the way with a sexual obsession that few people will turn on to. Faithfully adapted from J.G. Ballard's 1973 cult…

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Review: 'Casbah'

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The music is excellent, Tony Martin's singing is sock, and the Pepe Le Moko story has always been good, if familiar, screen fare. That the romantic melodrama doesn't always mesh too well with the…

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