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Out to Lynch


The three decade nightmare on film
By PAUL BABIN  |  December 07, 2006
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Whack-a-mole

Kindergarten Cop to Reservoir Dogs.
A movie guide to undercover cops
By PAUL BABIN  |  October 05, 2006
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Greatest hits

So that’s how World War II started.
Hits and misses
By PETER KEOUGH AND PAUL BABIN  |  September 22, 2006
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Oliver's army

While he refers to himself as a “dramatist” rather than a historian, Stone has positioned himself as Hollywood’s gatekeeper to America’s post-war past. Feel-good movie of the summer: Oliver Stone: from the Hollywood crackpot of JFK to the Republican se
History gets Stoned
By PAUL BABIN  |  August 09, 2006
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A dying art?

We can’t compete with buccaneers of the Caribbean, but film reviewers lately have been getting a smidgen of respect, thanks to the keen attention paid American Movie Critics: An Anthology from the Silents Until Now .
Phillip Lopate collects America’s best film criticism
By GERALD PEARY  |  July 26, 2006