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OPENING: Casino Jack (R) Taking up the same subject as the documentary Casino Jack and the United States of Money earlier this year, this fictionalized...

The Top 10 Movies of 2010

In my list of top 10 movies last year, I took note of a resurgence in American films. That continued this year, and even...

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OPENING: Rabbit Hole (PG-13) Nicole Kidman and Aaron Eckhart star in John Cameron Mitchell’s adaptation of David Lindsay-Abaire’s play about a married couple...

When You Find a Film With True Grit

The Coen brothers have become rather full of their own philosophy lately, using a series of otherwise widely divergent movies (No Country for Old...

The King’s Speech: Voice of the People

The intelligent, foursquare British drama The King’s Speech is currently racking up all manner of awards and citations, and while it’s not one of...

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OPENING: The King’s Speech (R) Colin Firth stars in this drama as Britain’s King George VI, who struggles to overcome a speech impediment when he...

Thanks for Making Me The Fighter

If you go to The Fighter expecting a generic uplifting sports drama, you will get a very good one. If you go to it...

Black Swan: Danse Macabre

Black Swan closely observes the world of high culture, and yet its thrills are distinctly, trashily lowbrow. That’s a difficult balancing act to pull...

How Do You Know: Capital Losses

I’ve never liked James L. Brooks’ films. From Terms of Endearment on, his glossy, unfunny romantic comedies have featured cozy platitudes and heartfelt, overwritten...

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OPENING: I Love You Phillip Morris (R) Screenwriters Glenn Ficarra and John Requa (Bad Santa) make their directing debut with this comedy about a real-life...