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Review: Centurion

Those Romans in the second century sure were a surly bunch. And what pottymouths!
Veni, vidi, viscera: The Roman Empire gets Pict apart
By BRETT MICHEL  |  August 21, 2010
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Review: Red Riding

The '70s were ugly enough wherever you lived, but to judge from the three 2009 British TV movies adapted from David Peace's Red Riding quartet (each novel named after a year between 1974 and 1983 — 1977 somehow got lost in the shuffle), nowhere more
Yorkshire pudding
By PETER KEOUGH  |  February 19, 2010
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Review: Is Anybody There?

This seems to be the year for nostalgia films. Here we have relative newcomer John Crowley directing an English working-class yarn from Peter Harness's autobiographical script.
Bored boy befriends down-and-out magician
By PEG ALOI  |  May 01, 2009

The Austen adaptations



By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  January 09, 2008
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Basic Instinct 2

It’s been 14 years since Sharon Stone uncrossed her legs in Basic Instinct .
Silly fun for fans of the original
By TOM MEEK  |  April 05, 2006
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Seasonal adjustment

After weeks of tormenting audiences with gems like Failure To Launch and The Shaggy Dog , Hollywood seems ready to shake off the Oscar doldrums and unveil its spring collection.
Hollywood springs back
By PETER KEOUGH  |  March 07, 2006


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Politics as usual?

Conspiracy, corruption, catastrophe — politics and world events sure can be exciting. Even the mainstream news is taking an interest.
Or will Hollywood cover the issues in 2006?
By PETER KEOUGH  |  January 26, 2006