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Hercules

Dwayne Johnson tries, but he’s surrounded by poor CGI and a terrible adaptation of yet another comic book. Ian McShane steals what little movie there…

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Magic in the Moonlight

While Allen’s new picture, "Magic In The Moonlight," isn’t even close to being a disaster (for that, see, well, "Scoop"), I don’t think it’s unreasonable…

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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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Twitter Responds to "Life Itself"

"Life Itself" opened last weekend (check here to see where you can see it yourself) and has already started to develop an appreciative following. The critical response was overwhelmingly positive but one never knows how that will match up with the public reaction to a film. Watching Twitter this weekend was truly heartwarming as people turned to Roger's favorite form of social media to share their reactions to the film. People who have seen "Life Itself" have been clearly moved. We collected a few of our favorite responses:

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