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Drama

The film introduces us to Derek Vinyard (the always excellent, and very buff Edward Norton) as he is let out of prison for a racially motivated murder of a black man who was breaking into his family's…
As bloated as Marlon Brando, Redux is a three-plus hour re-edited director's cut of what is widely agreed to be a great film. We still have the basic plot framework of the original film, based on Jose…
Do you ever wonder how your life would be different if you had made different choices along the way? In Drift, three divergent destinies play out from one pivotal moment in a love affair. Director Qu…
The setting: 1960s Hong Kong. On the same afternoon, Mr. Chow (Tony Leung) and Mrs. Chan (Maggie Cheung) move into rooms they've rented in neighboring apartments. Their respective spouses are always w…
I have a couple of friends who can attest to my complete and utter lack of flair for the Spanish language. While traveling with them in Spain, they would first laugh as I read aloud from Lonely Planet…
Nørby plays a single, older mother of Brian, an autistic 20-year-old. One night, Brian comes home late with mud on his shoes, and there is news the next morning that a young woman was murdered in the …
Call me a bitter person, but I really don't like singing children. No, let me rephrase that... it's a bit unfair. I don't like singing children who have the prima-donna attitude of believing that they…
The Legend of Rita is a fictionalized story of one such terrorist, a woman named Rita Vogt (Bibiana Beglau) who in the early 1970s robs banks with her boyfriend Andi (Harald Schrott) and their young h…
Hollywood needs to be told that computer geeks very rarely look like Sandra Bullock (The Net), Ryan Phillippe (Antitrust), or Angelina Jolie (Hackers). If these people worked in marketing, I might bel…
When was the last time you were sick?  When was the last time you had an injury? Well… to most of us, we should be able to answer these questions relatively easily. In fact, if you weren’t able to ans…
I wasn't ever bored (despite the grumblings of those who say that it is long and dull). Jodie Foster is fine as Anna, though I don't think it will stand as one of her better roles. She does the prim-a…
Let's just say one thing right off: Bollywood this ain't! After enjoying the delightful Straight From the Heart song-and-dance flick at SIFF last year, we rushed to pick an Indian film from the new sc…