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Review: The Mighty Macs

Based on a true story, but drawing on every underdog sports movie ever made, Tim Chambers's tale of Immaculata College's 1971 championship women's basketball team had me going — up to the regional semi-finals.
A study in stereotypes
By PETER KEOUGH  |  October 21, 2011
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W. gets a B


Josh Brolin prevails over Oliver Stone’s shaky portrait
By PETER KEOUGH  |  October 15, 2008
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The Fountain

Darren Aronofsky ( Pi, Requiem for a Dream ) took a big risk in proceeding with this project after original leads Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett left the film. Watch the trailer for The Fountain  (QuickTime)
Overflowing
By BRETT MICHEL  |  November 21, 2006
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Fall back

If you cannot remember the past, so Santayana said, you’re condemned to repeat it. Watch trailers for this fall's new releases.
This season, Hollywood lives in the past
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 13, 2006
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The Wicker Man

Neil LaBute dusts off the Edward Woodward/Christopher Lee relic, an effective 1973 curio that pitted Christianity against Paganism. Watch the trailer for The Wicker Man   (QuickTime)
Swan dives into bad-movie bliss
By BRETT MICHEL  |  September 06, 2006
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TV personality

This smarmy actor is most famous for his role in Happy Gilmore , but he shines (in an unctuous way) elsewhere, too.
The career of Shooter McGavin, err, Christopher McDonald
By RYAN STEWART  |  July 13, 2006