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Review: Everything Must Go

Gordon Lish, Raymond Carver's editor, ruthlessly cut down the late short-story writer's prose, helping him perfect his trademark spare style.

By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 13, 2011
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Review: Jumping the Broom

Six months after they first meet, Sabrina Watson (Paula Patton) and Jason Taylor (Laz Alonso) arrive on Martha's Vineyard to wed on Sabrina's upper-crust family estate.

By ZAK JASON  |  May 13, 2011
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Review: Last Night

In recent films like Blue Valentine and Monogamy, indie directors have moved on from quirky adolescents coming of age to disillusioned thirtysomethings in fragmenting relationships.

By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 13, 2011
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Review: Hesher

There's plenty to admire in Spencer Susser's feature debut, like the impressive cast — Rainn Wilson, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Natalie Portman, Piper Laurie — and the heartfelt intentions of Susser's dark coming-of-age tale.

By TOM MEEK  |  May 13, 2011