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Transcendence

"Transcendence" is a serious science fiction movie filled with big ideas and powerful images, but it never quite coheres, and the end is a copout.

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Heaven Is for Real

Faith-based film tries reaching past its audience, but falls back on preaching to its own choir way too much.

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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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The Onion sold to Chinese

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The Onion again proves superiority to American media. Important stories include:

Well, I've Sold The Paper To The Chinese

The Internet Allows For A Free Exchange Of Unmitigated Information

Potato-Faced Youngster Lauded For Memorizing Primitive 26-Character Alphabet

Weakling President Asks Imaginary Man In Sky to Bless Nation

Internet Adds 12th Website

Nothing At All Happens To 28 Tibetan Protesters, Their Families

Why Did No One Inform Us Of The Imminent Death Of The American Newspaper Industry?

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