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Review: 'Break of Dawn'

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After striking a Faustian bargain, a mismatched pair of Frenchmen are forced to take the devil by the horns in "Break of Dawn." Vet helmer Alexandre Arcady pulls off plenty of widescreen mayhem with…

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Review: 'The Negro'

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Interspersed with off-center quirks, this policier takes an excessive amount of time to work up dramatic energy, but finally does so in a remarkably sustained sequence depicting a contempo lynching…

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Review: 'Perfect Pie'

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Childhood friends reunite after a long separation in "Perfect Pie," a smoothly made and decently acted, but ultra-bland offering. Outside Canada, this story of a famous opera diva who returns to the…

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Review: 'Women's Prison'

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Famously "banned" for more than a year by Iranian authorities who even forbid its screening to foreigners at the Fajr Film Festival in Teheran last February, Manijeh Hekmat's feature bow "Women's…

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Review: 'Promised Land'

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Heavy on portent but underwhelming in payoff, South African thriller "Promised Land" reps an ungainly mix of quasi-horror and "Straw Dogs"-type rural ruffianism, with Apartheid-resistant Afrikaner…

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Review: 'The Red Siren'

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A genre piece bereft of pacing or any compelling raison d'etre (except that moms who produce snuff films probably shouldn't have custody of their children), "The Red Siren" is an ambitious misfire…

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