The plot opts for cop-out sentimentality and begins to melt into goo.
Trashy, goofy, and surprisingly sincere, this superhero fantasy is better than you expect but not as good as it should be.
Roger Ebert on James Ivory's "Howards End".
"The Ballad of Narayama" is a Japanese film of great beauty and elegant artifice, telling a story of startling cruelty. What a space it opens…
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Jessica Ritchey answers the Movie Love Questionnaire.
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An interview with critic Ann Hornaday about her book, "Talking Pictures."
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When will Asian Americans be considered American enough and when will Asians matter in the racial conundrum that is the United States?
Jana Monji journeys to the legendary Disney vaults to learn more about the creation of Disney's "Pinocchio."
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An interview with writer/director Julie Dash about "Daughters of the Dust," on the occasion of the film's 25th anniversary.
Balder and Dash
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Sheila O'Malley on the art of Joan Crawford, as displayed in a new restoration of 1952's "Sudden Fear."
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