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Best of Enemies

A rich, extraordinarily fascinating account of the Buckley-Vidal debates that’s sure to have many viewers’ minds constantly shuttling between then and now.

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Ballad of Narayama

"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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Monsieur Hire

Patrice Leconte's "Monsieur Hire" is a tragedy about loneliness and erotomania, told about two solitary people who have nothing else in common. It involves a…

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Hurt's so good!

I was thrilled this morning to see William Hurt on the Oscar nomination list. Your review of his work in "A History of Violence" was one of the reasons I went to see it. When you said he “sounded notes we’d never heard before”, you were so on the mark. What a fantastic feature role!

I am sorry that his nomination was at the expense of Don Cheadle’s [in "Crash"], but William Hurt definitely deserved to be recognized. He, like Jeff Daniels [not nominated for "The Squid and the Whale'], is one of the unsung great actors of our time.

Thanks for the great review!

Kate Chambers
Texarkana, TX

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