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Bristol’s crusading lawyer goes Hollywood

If you haven’t heard of Betty Anne Waters, the Bristol pub owner and single mother of two who put herself through college and law school in a nearly three-decade crusade to overturn her brother’s murder conviction, you will soon.
Exoneration
By ELIZABETH RAU  |  July 16, 2010
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Review: Adam

As opposed to what happens in most films about mentally challenged characters, the protagonist of Max Mayer's debut feature does not regress into a stereotype. Instead, he shows by contrast how stereotyped all the other characters are.
Sensitive and subtle
By PETER KEOUGH  |  August 07, 2009
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Hail and farewell

The OC name-checked Michiko Kakutani and Julius Rosenberg; one character read Shirley Hazzard’s The Great Fire and another had a poster for Imitation of Life .
The OC , when it was good
By CHARLES TAYLOR  |  February 19, 2007
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Puffy piece

Why no festival excitement at Sundance for Jay Duplass’s endearing road comedy, The Puffy Chair with its comely, talented, camera-comfortable leads?
Sitting down with the Chair man and woman
By GERALD PEARY  |  June 02, 2006