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One of my favorite things about getting the chance to see movies before they open theatrically is being able to watch a film with virgin eyes. To see it unspoiled, before hundreds of critics and dozen…
I think Rosa Maria Sardà has been in perhaps every Spanish movie ever made in recent years, probably most visibly in Pedro Almodovar's All About My Mother, playing Penelope Cruz's mom. But this is the…
Where is our society headed technologically? How will that technology affect our lives? Is artificial life possible? What role will it play in our ongoing evolution? Is advancing technology truly brin…
One of the most enduring images of Hugh Grant in Bridget Jones's Diary is when his character first emerges from an elevator, with a smirk on his face and his eyes darting back and forth on the prowl. …
With her slightly ruffled pixie haircut, big blinking eyes, deep black pupils, porcelain skin, slightly ducky overbite, and big clunky shoes, Amélie looks like she should be sharing a cartoon screen w…
I have to admit when the title of this movie popped up on screen with the word "Family" written in a rainbow of letters, my eyes rolled. In the first 20 minutes, we are introduced to Rachel, a 30-some…
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 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…
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…
Not to be bitter or anything (as I grumble, "Goddamn kids these days..." and bang my cane on the floor), but I don't think that the teenage movies of my generation sucked as much as they do now. OK, t…
Charming and engaging actress Rene Liu plays a young professional woman who places a personals ad in search of a husband. We get to experience many of her dates, most of them disastrous, as she meets …