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Review: ‘Cavavy’

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A lyrical evocation of the life of the noted Greek poet, C.P. Cavafy (1863-1933), Iannis Smaragdis' "Cavafy" is an exquisitely shot film that lacks conventional plot or narrative drama. Nonetheless…

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Review: ‘Fever Pitch’

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You don't need to be a soccer fan to warm to "Fever Pitch," an enjoyable, goodhearted romantic comedy centered on a London football nerd and his g.f. problems. Pic scores a couple of its own goals on…

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Review: ‘Daylight’

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"Daylight" is a lower-echelon disaster thriller, in which the best character is knocked off early on and the leading man runs out of ideas with a third of the picture still to go. Noisy, technically…

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Review: ‘B.A.P.S’

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Utterly formulaic and, with the exception of a few scenes, distastefully fake, Robert Townsend's new screwball comedy, "B.A.P.S.," is a modern fairy tale that imposes the premise of "Pretty Woman" on…

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Review: ‘The Finals’

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The first in a series of quality low-budget films, "The Finals" is an uneven but sometimes darkly funny tale of happenings in Stockholm in the summer of 1990. Foreign TV outlets might want to take a…

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Review: ‘Adam & Eve’

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A'90s relative of the fine relationship comedies Swedish director Lasse Hallstrom made at the start of his career in the '70s, "Adam & Eve" is an appealing and funny look at the trouble men and women…

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Review: ‘Stand Tall’

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Doc about former TV "Incredible Hulk" Lou Ferrigno's return to competitive bodybuilding after a 19-year absence aims for a standard, admiring portrait of the athlete that probably won't stir much…

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