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Review: ‘Pick a Card’

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Devoid of overt politics or explicit ideology, "Pick a Card" (aka "Afula Express") is a new kind of Israeli film: A fresh dramatic comedy about ordinary people who simply refuse to be defeated by…

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Review: ‘Hush’

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A trashy melodramatic thriller about an evil mom preying upon her vulnerable pregnant daughter-in-law, "Hush" is gussied up by its classy distaff cast members, but remains trashy all the same.

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Review: ‘The Con’

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Trying to escape from a botched con game, an angry ex-boyfriend and partner and an even angrier loan shark, a woman named Barbara (Rebecca DeMornay) heads for a rural Mississippi town and a sure…

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Review: ‘Love Tangles’

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Pitched somewhere between the poise of Patrice Leconte and playful observation of Eric Rohmer, "Love Tangles" is a delight. Schematic, sexy, beautifully played and scripted with pointillist economy…

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Review: ‘Yanni’

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Having already conquered the Acropolis in Greece, India's Taj Mahal, and China's Forbidden City on previous excursions, Greek-born New Age guru Yanni Chryssomallis now sets his wide sights on his…

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