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Despite a high-concept, upbeat-sounding title, "Million Dollar Baby" is not a turn toward lighter fare for Clint Eastwood after last year's murder drama "Mystic River," at least according to early…
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Despite being a French-language pic with an almost entirely Gallic cast, the epic scope and tech savvy of "A Very Long Engagement" demands kudo voter attention.
With its low-key naturalism and social conscience on its sleeve, "Maria Full of Grace" could have been seen as merely a well-meant investigation of yet another of life's unbearable sadnesses, Latin…
The consensus this time around is that Almodovar has produced his most layered and ambitious film, and if it comes with a whiff of scandal, well, so much the better. The plot hinges on much the same…
Has Kevin Bacon's time finally come? His performance in last year's "Mystic River" finally gave him widespread recognition, a Screen Actors Guild award and a Boston Society of Film Critics prize…
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