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Wilson

The plot opts for cop-out sentimentality and begins to melt into goo.

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Power Rangers

Trashy, goofy, and surprisingly sincere, this superhero fantasy is better than you expect but not as good as it should be.

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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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Restored 'Chimes' -- on DVD?

From: Martin Halacy, Chicago, IL:

Loved your Great Movies piece in today's Sun-Times on Orson Welles' "Chimes at Midnight," which you say is ripe for restoration. You will be happy to know that the same team that restored Welles' "Othello" has been working since August 2004, according to IMDb, on the restoration of "Chimes at Midnight."

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