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"...[Featuring] a vibrant acting debut by Derek Luke....The young actor has great presence on screen....He makes Antwone's stillness, his sweetness and his violence equally believable and compelling..." Los Angeles Times "...As a director Mr. Washington shows a confident grasp of cinematic narrative in a hearty meat-and-potatoes style. But the most remarkable aspect of his behind-the-camera debut is his brilliantly surefooted handling of actors..." New York Times "...Washington the actor puts in a fine performance. But 28-year-old Luke is the star of the show, striking just the right notes in his understated and uplifting performance..." USA Today "...Truly worthwhile....Washington expertly weaves a matter-of-fact social commentary into an extremely personal story..." Premiere "...Intense....Derek Luke's clean, direct performance as Fisher is the real attention-getter..." Entertainment Weekly ...Stately and thought-provoking..." Sight and Sound23.02778

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"...[Featuring] a vibrant acting debut by Derek Luke....The young actor has great presence on screen....He makes Antwone's stillness, his sweetness and his violence equally believable and compelling..." Los Angeles Times "...As a director Mr. Washington shows a confident grasp of cinematic narrative in a hearty meat-and-potatoes style. But the most remarkable aspect of his behind-the-camera debut is his brilliantly surefooted handling of actors..." New York Times "...Washington the actor puts in a fine performance. But 28-year-old Luke is the star of the show, striking just the right notes in his understated and uplifting performance..." USA Today "...Truly worthwhile....Washington expertly weaves a matter-of-fact social commentary into an extremely personal story..." Premiere "...Intense....Derek Luke's clean, direct performance as Fisher is the real attention-getter..." Entertainment Weekly ...Stately and thought-provoking..." Sight and Sound23.02778

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4 stars out of 5 -- "As a biography interested in an honest swath of Wallace's life, NOTORIOUS' broad appeal will welcome and satiate both the devout and the curious..."Box Office "[R]easonably faithful to the facts of Biggie's life and wholeheartedly devoted to burnishing his myth."New York Times "Most noteworthy is the movie's stunning cinematography and powerful soundtrack....The ensemble is solid, and Jamal Woolard is strong as Biggie."USA Today "[L]ike Biggie, NOTORIOUS has fine time along the way, with Woolard channeling the rapper's sweetness and wit as comfortably as his pathos....Through it all are the rhymes and the music, hugely enjoyable in their own right..."Los Angeles Times "NOTORIOUS is a rock-solid biopic with a foolproof rise-and-fall storyline and a warmly nuanced performance by Jamal Woolard as iconic rapper Christopher Wallace -- aka Biggie Smalls..."Variety "NOTORIOUS is a luridly unapologetic trip through the violence, hunger, verbal bravado, and money fever of the hip-hop world, which it views as both liberating and destructive....NOTORIOUS has a fascinating trajectory..." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly "NOTORIOUS is a good film in many ways, but its best achievement is the casting of Jamal Woolard..."Chicago Sun-Times "Woolard, a Brooklyn rapper known as Gravy, has not previous acting experience. Yet his portrayal amounts to a Biggie resurrection....He's a knockout."Rolling Stone22.45653

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4 stars out of 5 -- "As a biography interested in an honest swath of Wallace's life, NOTORIOUS' broad appeal will welcome and satiate both the devout and the curious..."Box Office "[R]easonably faithful to the facts of Biggie's life and wholeheartedly devoted to burnishing his myth."New York Times "Most noteworthy is the movie's stunning cinematography and powerful soundtrack....The ensemble is solid, and Jamal Woolard is strong as Biggie."USA Today "[L]ike Biggie, NOTORIOUS has fine time along the way, with Woolard channeling the rapper's sweetness and wit as comfortably as his pathos....Through it all are the rhymes and the music, hugely enjoyable in their own right..."Los Angeles Times "NOTORIOUS is a rock-solid biopic with a foolproof rise-and-fall storyline and a warmly nuanced performance by Jamal Woolard as iconic rapper Christopher Wallace -- aka Biggie Smalls..."Variety "NOTORIOUS is a luridly unapologetic trip through the violence, hunger, verbal bravado, and money fever of the hip-hop world, which it views as both liberating and destructive....NOTORIOUS has a fascinating trajectory..." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly "NOTORIOUS is a good film in many ways, but its best achievement is the casting of Jamal Woolard..."Chicago Sun-Times "Woolard, a Brooklyn rapper known as Gravy, has not previous acting experience. Yet his portrayal amounts to a Biggie resurrection....He's a knockout."Rolling Stone22.45653

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"[With] good acting and resonant scenes....[Perry] certainly knows how to entertain and deliver laughs..."Hollywood Reporter "MADEA GOES TO JAIL is both slapstick and social drama, and it is certainly the most confident mix of the two that Perry has managed to achieve with this particular part of his vast media franchise..."Washington Post "Perry writes, directs and stars -- in several roles -- and he obviously knows how to create a crowd-pleasing comedy. The bawdy character of Madea has grown more endearing over the course of three movies....She's a hoot..."USA Today22.45653

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"[With] good acting and resonant scenes....[Perry] certainly knows how to entertain and deliver laughs..."Hollywood Reporter "MADEA GOES TO JAIL is both slapstick and social drama, and it is certainly the most confident mix of the two that Perry has managed to achieve with this particular part of his vast media franchise..."Washington Post "Perry writes, directs and stars -- in several roles -- and he obviously knows how to create a crowd-pleasing comedy. The bawdy character of Madea has grown more endearing over the course of three movies....She's a hoot..."USA Today22.45653

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"[With] good acting and resonant scenes....[Perry] certainly knows how to entertain and deliver laughs..."Hollywood Reporter "MADEA GOES TO JAIL is both slapstick and social drama, and it is certainly the most confident mix of the two that Perry has managed to achieve with this particular part of his vast media franchise..."Washington Post "Perry writes, directs and stars -- in several roles -- and he obviously knows how to create a crowd-pleasing comedy. The bawdy character of Madea has grown more endearing over the course of three movies....She's a hoot..."USA Today22.45653

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"[With] good acting and resonant scenes....[Perry] certainly knows how to entertain and deliver laughs..."Hollywood Reporter "MADEA GOES TO JAIL is both slapstick and social drama, and it is certainly the most confident mix of the two that Perry has managed to achieve with this particular part of his vast media franchise..."Washington Post "Perry writes, directs and stars -- in several roles -- and he obviously knows how to create a crowd-pleasing comedy. The bawdy character of Madea has grown more endearing over the course of three movies....She's a hoot..."USA Today22.45653

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"[T]he cinematic traditionalism of MIRACLE AT ST. ANNA is perhaps its most satisfying trait....An earthy inquiry into death, duty, friendship and honor."New York Times "There are individual sequences, shot beautifully by Matthew Libatique to a mournful score by Terence Blanchard, that achieve enormous power."Rolling Stone22.29718

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"[T]he cinematic traditionalism of MIRACLE AT ST. ANNA is perhaps its most satisfying trait....An earthy inquiry into death, duty, friendship and honor."New York Times "There are individual sequences, shot beautifully by Matthew Libatique to a mournful score by Terence Blanchard, that achieve enormous power."Rolling Stone22.29718

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3 stars out of 4 -- "SPARKLE is a full-bodied musical melodrama that acquires a melancholy undertone because it features the last performance by Whitney Houston. She exhibits a serene middle-age beauty here..."Chicago Sun-Times 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]his one makes for a emotional time in the theater....SPARKLE exists as an artifact and beacon, a memorial to and about Whitney Houston."Box Office "[SPARKLE is] a fitting curtain call for Houston. Her character's ultimate willingness to acknowledge her daughter's dreams and encourage the musical aspirations of the next generation is a lovely final tribute."USA Today "[T]he interplay among the characters pulsates and the dramatic confrontations are sufficiently charged..."Hollywood Reporter "Whitney Houston, in her final performance, plays the church-lady mother with teasing force."Entertainment Weekly19.70125

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3 stars out of 4 -- "SPARKLE is a full-bodied musical melodrama that acquires a melancholy undertone because it features the last performance by Whitney Houston. She exhibits a serene middle-age beauty here..."Chicago Sun-Times 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]his one makes for a emotional time in the theater....SPARKLE exists as an artifact and beacon, a memorial to and about Whitney Houston."Box Office "[SPARKLE is] a fitting curtain call for Houston. Her character's ultimate willingness to acknowledge her daughter's dreams and encourage the musical aspirations of the next generation is a lovely final tribute."USA Today "[T]he interplay among the characters pulsates and the dramatic confrontations are sufficiently charged..."Hollywood Reporter "Whitney Houston, in her final performance, plays the church-lady mother with teasing force."Entertainment Weekly19.70125

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"[A] stringent, stirring real-life drama....Directed with smart, documentary-style briskness..."Entertainment Weekly "One of the best football movies ever, NIGHTS in the end celebrates the game."USA Today "FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS is uplifting and troubling, partly because it is more honest than most sports movies about the high cost and short life span of high school football glory."New York Times "The FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS team has invested a lot of energy in the authenticity of the on-field action that dominates the film."USA Today "Thornton gets inside the coach's skin. It's a subtle, soulful performance..." Rolling Stone "The movie's football scenes are both realistic and exciting, with genuine moments of suspense Premiere "Imbued with the aching sadness of an end-of-summer's evening, FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS has more in common with Peter Bogdanovich's THE LAST PICTURE SHOW...than other American football films..." Sight and Sound "[With] hard-tackling action, this is a solid effort from actor-turned-director Peter Berg." Uncut19.66938

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"[A] stringent, stirring real-life drama....Directed with smart, documentary-style briskness..."Entertainment Weekly "One of the best football movies ever, NIGHTS in the end celebrates the game."USA Today "FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS is uplifting and troubling, partly because it is more honest than most sports movies about the high cost and short life span of high school football glory."New York Times "The FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS team has invested a lot of energy in the authenticity of the on-field action that dominates the film."USA Today "Thornton gets inside the coach's skin. It's a subtle, soulful performance..." Rolling Stone "The movie's football scenes are both realistic and exciting, with genuine moments of suspense Premiere "Imbued with the aching sadness of an end-of-summer's evening, FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS has more in common with Peter Bogdanovich's THE LAST PICTURE SHOW...than other American football films..." Sight and Sound "[With] hard-tackling action, this is a solid effort from actor-turned-director Peter Berg." Uncut19.66938

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"[A] vigorous and engrossing genre exercise that manages the difficult trick of being both logically meticulous and genuinely surprising."New York Times "Mamet has a sharp, unconventional mind..."Los Angeles Times "SPARTAN is just cryptic enough to keep you guessing..." Entertainment Weekly "Oozing the paranoid atmosphere of the great '60s/'70s political thrillers by directors such as John Frankenheimer, it's still Mamet all the way down to the irony-drenched core." Box Office "Mamet handles his baroque storyline with tremendous conviction and dexterity....This is Mamet's best film, period." Film Comment "[It] showcases Mamet the film-maker at his hardboiled best and emerges as that cinematic rarity...[an] action thriller with style and brains." Uncut19.66938

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"[A] stringent, stirring real-life drama....Directed with smart, documentary-style briskness..."Entertainment Weekly "One of the best football movies ever, NIGHTS in the end celebrates the game."USA Today "FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS is uplifting and troubling, partly because it is more honest than most sports movies about the high cost and short life span of high school football glory."New York Times "The FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS team has invested a lot of energy in the authenticity of the on-field action that dominates the film."USA Today "Thornton gets inside the coach's skin. It's a subtle, soulful performance..." Rolling Stone "The movie's football scenes are both realistic and exciting, with genuine moments of suspense Premiere "Imbued with the aching sadness of an end-of-summer's evening, FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS has more in common with Peter Bogdanovich's THE LAST PICTURE SHOW...than other American football films..." Sight and Sound "[With] hard-tackling action, this is a solid effort from actor-turned-director Peter Berg." Uncut19.66938

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"[M]orally complex....Director Phillip Noyce embraces the tale with gusto, lighting up a picture that is as much a taut action saga as it is a cautionary history lesson." -- Grade: BEntertainment Weekly "Timely in theme. FIRE still resonates today: It seems only the regions of the world and the names in the headlines have changed."Box Office "[A] well-made film with a strong social consciousness....The film benefits from superb performances all around."Movieline's Hollywood Life 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he real heat is stoked by ANTWONE FISHER star Derek Luke, channelling muted rage and pathos with surprising power."Total Film "The difficulty and continued importance of the process of truth and reconciliation in South Africa is CATCH A FIRE's real moral imperative..."Sight and Sound 3 stars out of 5 -- "The brutal interrogation scenes are heatedly topical..."Uncut 3 stars out of 5 -- "This is an intriguing and often moving tale that looks at how a country's own oppressive regime can unwittingly inspire homegrown terrorists....A thrilling real life tale..."Ultimate DVD0.505581

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"BIKER BOYZ is the kind of movie Howard Hawks would have made if he'd lived long enough to feel the heat of hip-hop's impact on the culture at large..."Los Angeles Times "...Fishburne is his reliably commanding self....The physical challenges in the filming come through on screen..."Variety "...[With] appealing performances and seductive, tightly choreographed visuals..."Sight and Sound "...The great Fishburne is a wizard at conjuring mystique..."Entertainment Weekly "...[The film] has a cast that excels and a bike-club subculture that interests..."Total Film0.1912211

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"It's fun to watch this acting odd couple spar....Mr. Cruise pours on his characteristic intensity and lights up the board....[Ms. Streep delivers] one of her vibrant, entertaining, gestural performances."New York Times 4 stars out of 5 -- "The back-and-forth between Cruise and Streep, in particular, is electric; this will, if there's any justice, see Cruise finally win an Oscar."Empire "Carnahan's writing ignites familiar issues with vigor and snap..." -- Grade: BEntertainment Weekly "Streep, Cruise and Redford all bring maximum charisma to their roles....Redford -- working in a lower register -- exudes charm and decency as a professor, but still packs his best lines with a killer punch."Sight and Sound 3 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t's given extra gravitas -- a quality it hadn't lacked -- by Meryl Streep and Tom Cruise."Uncut0.1593509

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"Gosling was superb as the explosive lover in the director's previous film, BLUE VALENTINE, and he's superb once again as Luke..."Wall Street Journal "[T]he movie is intimate in its telling....Moving, evocative and even a little hopeful.Los Angeles Times "THE PLACE BEYOND THE PINES has a lot to say about class, manhood and the curious operations of fate, themes that Mr. Cianfrance articulates with blunt conviction and, at times, impressive artistry."New York Times "A riveting crime thriller....This gorgeously photographed, wisely crafted and somber drama proceeds in unexpected directions, which makes it all the more engrossing."USA Today "[With] another riveting star turn from Ryan Gosling, who lends his soulful trick motorcycle rider turned outlaw antihero the minimalist magnetism of a young Steve McQueen."A.V. Club 4 stars out of 5 -- "Like THE DEER HUNTER, this is a picture that glowers with somberness and maleness as it blends the intimate, epic and mythic over an expansive canvas."Total Film 3 stars out of 4 -- "It's a beast of a movie, an emotional roller coaster....[Cianfrance] takes you on a hell of a ride."Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]his is beautiful and bold filmmaking."Empire0.295821

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"Gosling was superb as the explosive lover in the director's previous film, BLUE VALENTINE, and he's superb once again as Luke..."Wall Street Journal "[T]he movie is intimate in its telling....Moving, evocative and even a little hopeful.Los Angeles Times "THE PLACE BEYOND THE PINES has a lot to say about class, manhood and the curious operations of fate, themes that Mr. Cianfrance articulates with blunt conviction and, at times, impressive artistry."New York Times "A riveting crime thriller....This gorgeously photographed, wisely crafted and somber drama proceeds in unexpected directions, which makes it all the more engrossing."USA Today "[With] another riveting star turn from Ryan Gosling, who lends his soulful trick motorcycle rider turned outlaw antihero the minimalist magnetism of a young Steve McQueen."A.V. Club 4 stars out of 5 -- "Like THE DEER HUNTER, this is a picture that glowers with somberness and maleness as it blends the intimate, epic and mythic over an expansive canvas."Total Film 3 stars out of 4 -- "It's a beast of a movie, an emotional roller coaster....[Cianfrance] takes you on a hell of a ride."Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]his is beautiful and bold filmmaking."Empire0.295821

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"Gosling was superb as the explosive lover in the director's previous film, BLUE VALENTINE, and he's superb once again as Luke..."Wall Street Journal "[T]he movie is intimate in its telling....Moving, evocative and even a little hopeful.Los Angeles Times "THE PLACE BEYOND THE PINES has a lot to say about class, manhood and the curious operations of fate, themes that Mr. Cianfrance articulates with blunt conviction and, at times, impressive artistry."New York Times "A riveting crime thriller....This gorgeously photographed, wisely crafted and somber drama proceeds in unexpected directions, which makes it all the more engrossing."USA Today "[With] another riveting star turn from Ryan Gosling, who lends his soulful trick motorcycle rider turned outlaw antihero the minimalist magnetism of a young Steve McQueen."A.V. Club 4 stars out of 5 -- "Like THE DEER HUNTER, this is a picture that glowers with somberness and maleness as it blends the intimate, epic and mythic over an expansive canvas."Total Film 3 stars out of 4 -- "It's a beast of a movie, an emotional roller coaster....[Cianfrance] takes you on a hell of a ride."Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]his is beautiful and bold filmmaking."Empire0.295821

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"Gosling was superb as the explosive lover in the director's previous film, BLUE VALENTINE, and he's superb once again as Luke..."Wall Street Journal "[T]he movie is intimate in its telling....Moving, evocative and even a little hopeful.Los Angeles Times "THE PLACE BEYOND THE PINES has a lot to say about class, manhood and the curious operations of fate, themes that Mr. Cianfrance articulates with blunt conviction and, at times, impressive artistry."New York Times "A riveting crime thriller....This gorgeously photographed, wisely crafted and somber drama proceeds in unexpected directions, which makes it all the more engrossing."USA Today "[With] another riveting star turn from Ryan Gosling, who lends his soulful trick motorcycle rider turned outlaw antihero the minimalist magnetism of a young Steve McQueen."A.V. Club 4 stars out of 5 -- "Like THE DEER HUNTER, this is a picture that glowers with somberness and maleness as it blends the intimate, epic and mythic over an expansive canvas."Total Film 3 stars out of 4 -- "It's a beast of a movie, an emotional roller coaster....[Cianfrance] takes you on a hell of a ride."Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]his is beautiful and bold filmmaking."Empire0.295821

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"CONFESSIONS OF A SHOPAHOLIC is a cleverly constructed catwalk of a romantic comedy that's a lot like the perfect outfit..."Los Angeles Times "It glories in its silliness, and the actors are permitted the sort of goofy acting that distinguished screwball comedy....At the center of this maelstrom is a genuinely funny comedienne named Isla Fisher..."Chicago Sun-Times "Fisher is alive to everything Rebecca might be feeling or wanting at a given moment while also, in the tradition of romantic-comedy greats such as Carole Lombard, Katherine Hepburn and Lucille Ball, being able to stride imperturbably through any disaster and come out on top."Variety "Ms. Fisher has a few moments worthy of her abundant comedic gifts...and the cast includes Hugh Dancy, who is calm and engaging as the editor of a financial magazine..."Wall Street Journal 3 stars out of 5 -- "[With] the delightful Fisher, a goofily appealing presence who -- as shown in a hilarious dance routine that sees her flirting coquettishly with an antique fan -- also happens to be a gifted physical comedienne."Total Film "From its talking store-window mannequins to its sneaky debauched heroine, the movie is romantic-comedy fizz, but it's fizz that bubbles like champagne." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly0.11308

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"CONFESSIONS OF A SHOPAHOLIC is a cleverly constructed catwalk of a romantic comedy that's a lot like the perfect outfit..."Los Angeles Times "It glories in its silliness, and the actors are permitted the sort of goofy acting that distinguished screwball comedy....At the center of this maelstrom is a genuinely funny comedienne named Isla Fisher..."Chicago Sun-Times "Fisher is alive to everything Rebecca might be feeling or wanting at a given moment while also, in the tradition of romantic-comedy greats such as Carole Lombard, Katherine Hepburn and Lucille Ball, being able to stride imperturbably through any disaster and come out on top."Variety "Ms. Fisher has a few moments worthy of her abundant comedic gifts...and the cast includes Hugh Dancy, who is calm and engaging as the editor of a financial magazine..."Wall Street Journal 3 stars out of 5 -- "[With] the delightful Fisher, a goofily appealing presence who -- as shown in a hilarious dance routine that sees her flirting coquettishly with an antique fan -- also happens to be a gifted physical comedienne."Total Film "From its talking store-window mannequins to its sneaky debauched heroine, the movie is romantic-comedy fizz, but it's fizz that bubbles like champagne." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly0.11308

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