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5 stars out of 5 -- "[A] compelling human drama....One of the best shows out there..."Ultimate DVD0.5913394

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"...[Frears] makes a sterling job of reviving the original film's taut, monochrome claustrophobia. A compelling exercise in human drama..." Sight and Sound0.4540349

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"...It has successfully created compelling human drama against the backdrop of Africa's Kilimanjaro....The views are spectacular..." Box Office0.4540349

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Alternative Press (1/96, p.83) - "Combining the energy of rock, the intimacy and lyricism of chamber music, and the pastoral qualities of folk, Human Drama's sound is both introspective and cathartic....there are a lot of good songs here worthy of attention..."0.3972806

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"[A]n affecting look at the wave of children displaced by China's One Child Policy. Full of accessible human drama and likable characters..."Hollywood Reporter "SOMEWHERE BETWEEN is an apt description of where the subjects of this moving new documentary find themselves..."Los Angeles Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "SOMEWHERE BETWEEN is a three-year labor of love from a mother for her daughter. It is a touching movie...[that] takes us into some touching personal struggles."Chicago Sun-Times0.2270175

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4 stars out of 5 -- "[A]n enchanting love letter to cinema's bygone magic."Total Film "[I]ts rich array of connections and ambiguities draws the viewer in, creating an allusive yet human drama that's immersive and rewarding. Oh, and it's just beautiful."Sight and Sound "Miguel Gomes TABU is a striking pastiche of the kind regularly performed by Guy Maddin or Quentin Tarantino -- and at least as obscurely sourced."A.V. Club 3 stars out of 4 -- "[U]nexpected....[The film] moves us, with a power that transcends the inherent melodrama. It takes a while to get to the meat of the movie, but its well worth the wait."Washington Post0.2270175

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CMJ - "ALL LOVE'S LEGAL is a timely and necessary protest album....The lyrics are humanistic calls to action..."Pitchfork (Website) - "Despite the sparse instrumentation and arrangement, Rostron's songs evoke huge, cavernous spaces."0.1716306

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"ENRON is a tight, fascinating chronicle of arrogance and greed..."New York Times "It's a chilling, completely fascinating documentary that reveals the face of unregulated greed..."Los Angeles Times "[A] deeply straightforward yet beautifully crafted documentary that turns the vortex inside out, and does it with a thrilling moral clarity." Entertainment Weekly "[A] tale of swaggering arrogance and untrammeled greed....The film's most climactic moments involve the chilling audiotapes of avaricious Enron traders as they toy with California's energy crisis, wringing millions in profits from the misfortune of an entire state." USA Today "[R]iveting....It's a ringing indictment of corporate greed..." Rolling Stone "Gibney's documentary is a taut, focused essay asking why at every turn, methodically moving from key player to key player." Sight and Sound 4 stars out of 5 -- "It's a staggering, often blackly comic account of the American dream gone sour..."Total Film 4 stars out of 4 -- "This excellent film communicates both the business story of fraud and failure, and a human drama of hubris..."Uncut 4 stars out of 5 -- "Gibney's film is packed with more drama, sleaze and wickedness than your average Hollywood pot-boiler....[T]his manages to be both shocking and compelling."Ultimate DVD0.1702631

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"[E]xtraordinary....[The film] unfolds with a simplicity that's as breathtaking as its inevitability is harrowing." Entertainment Weekly "Remember the name Catalina Sandino Moreno. The heartfelt and harrowing performance she gives here should put her in line for a heap of year-end awards." Rolling Stone "The movie is every bit as gripping and suspenseful as many far more expensive Hollywood thrillers." Movieline's Hollywood Life "Sandino Moreno may be in only her early 20s, but she is able to draw upon her considerable talent and training to create a portrayal that comes from deep within. She has a radiant screen presence..."Los Angeles Times "A human drama of great power..."Chicago Sun-Times "[A] well-crafted, finely acted tale....Moreno's exceptional performance maintains the mix of belligerence and naivete that makes Maria such a contradictory and compelling protagonist." Sight and Sound "[Moreno] bolts the movie down with an earthy, spontaneous performance." Uncut Ranked #24 in Uncut's Best Films Of 2005 -- "[I]ts multi-stranded, all-encompassing narrative evokes memories of Steven Soderbergh's TRAFFIC." Uncut "Mr. Marston is a natural dramatist, and, better still, an adventurous one."Wall Street Journal0.1702631

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"[I]t has the tang of real life, though this is realism that has been filtered through 60 or so years of world art cinema..."New York Times 5 stars out of 5 -- "[A] quiet, powerful human drama....Writer/director So Yong Kim trains her camera on the young actresses in such constant close-up we immediately feel as trapped as a child and similarly as aware."Box Office "[The director's] choice to fill the screen with nearly everything she shoots has the effect of making plastic toys look like talismans and adult faces look almost mythical in their kindness or indifference." -- Grade: B+A.V. Club "TREELESS MOUNTAIN blends autobiography with fiction....Kim's camera binds us gently but tightly within the shattered world of two little Korean sisters....[An] undeniably wrenching tale."Los Angeles Times 4 stars out of 5 -- "So coaxes superlative performances from her adorable leads, creating an enchanting, challenging film without ever sliding into sentiment."Empire0.1702631

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3.5 stars out of 4 -- "[O]ne of the years' most intriguing dramas, with a quartet of powerful performances....THE VISITOR connects on an emotional, rather than simply rhetorical, level."USA Today "[A]n unassuming but quietly heartbreaking drama about the unexpected bonds that can form in a city like New York, and their depth and fragility in times of hysteria."Los Angeles Times "The curious thing about THE VISITOR is that even as it goes more or less where you think it will, it still manages to surprise you along the way."New York Times "This audaciously issues-loaded indie drama works, improbably and entirely, on account of the marvelous, often familiar-looking, rarely starring character actor Richard Jenkins and his perfect performance..." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "THE VISITOR, featuring the magnificent Richard Jenkins as the prof, is a heartfelt human drama that sneaks up and floors you."Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 5 -- "McCarthy makes a serious point about immigration without losing his lightness of touch, and he's assisted by terrific turns by Jenkins and Sleiman."Empire "[A]s a portrait of a man rediscovering life, it's subtle, tender and very funny."Sight and Sound Ranked #7 in Rolling Stone's 'Movies Of The Year' -- "[With] a career performance from Richard Jenkins..."Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]his US indie is an impeccably liberal post-9/11 drama....THE VISITOR sees veteran character actor Jenkins deliver a satisyfingly restrained central turn."Total Film0.1418859

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3.5 stars out of 4 -- "[O]ne of the years' most intriguing dramas, with a quartet of powerful performances....THE VISITOR connects on an emotional, rather than simply rhetorical, level."USA Today "[A]n unassuming but quietly heartbreaking drama about the unexpected bonds that can form in a city like New York, and their depth and fragility in times of hysteria."Los Angeles Times "The curious thing about THE VISITOR is that even as it goes more or less where you think it will, it still manages to surprise you along the way."New York Times "This audaciously issues-loaded indie drama works, improbably and entirely, on account of the marvelous, often familiar-looking, rarely starring character actor Richard Jenkins and his perfect performance..." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "THE VISITOR, featuring the magnificent Richard Jenkins as the prof, is a heartfelt human drama that sneaks up and floors you."Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 5 -- "McCarthy makes a serious point about immigration without losing his lightness of touch, and he's assisted by terrific turns by Jenkins and Sleiman."Empire "[A]s a portrait of a man rediscovering life, it's subtle, tender and very funny."Sight and Sound Ranked #7 in Rolling Stone's 'Movies Of The Year' -- "[With] a career performance from Richard Jenkins..."Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]his US indie is an impeccably liberal post-9/11 drama....THE VISITOR sees veteran character actor Jenkins deliver a satisyfingly restrained central turn."Total Film0.1418859

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"[A] buddy story about aggressively charming opposites....[With] two solid leads and standout support from Mr. Pearce."New York Times 4 stars out of 4 -- "[R]ich in period detail....A superior historical drama and a powerful personal one.."Chicago Sun-Times 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "THE KING'S SPEECH -- a crowning achievement powered by a dream cast -- digs vibrant human drama out of the dry dust of history."Rolling Stone 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "Firth has mastered what may be the most crucial ineffable element of acting: withholding everything from viewers save that tiniest, most crucial sliver of humanity to which they can completely relate."Washington Post "[The] actors completely inhabit their absorbing roles, relishing the opportunity their exchanges provide and adding unlooked-for layers to a complicated human relationship."Los Angeles Times "THE KING'S SPEECH is one of the most pleasurable movies to come along in years....And the depth of feeling in Tom Hooper's film is matched by the breadth of its appeal."Wall Street Journal "Firth invests his repressed character with nuance, dignity and humor, leaving an indelible impression."USA Today "Rush is absolutely wonderful....Carter is a revelation here..."Hollywood Reporter "[A] direct and heartfelt piece of work....Extraordinary in the way it cuts to the core of human frustration and feelings of inadequacy, reminding us how universal those feelings are."Movieline 5 stars out of 5 -- "With first rate performances from an A-list cast, the handsome period piece THE KING'S SPEECH is one of the most accessibly entertaining films of its kind in years."Box Office "Firth's triumph is seamlessly lined to his generous give-and-take with Rush and Bonham Carter....THE KING'S SPEECH is simultaneously cozy and majestic." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly0.1418859

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"[A] buddy story about aggressively charming opposites....[With] two solid leads and standout support from Mr. Pearce."New York Times 4 stars out of 4 -- "[R]ich in period detail....A superior historical drama and a powerful personal one.."Chicago Sun-Times 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "THE KING'S SPEECH -- a crowning achievement powered by a dream cast -- digs vibrant human drama out of the dry dust of history."Rolling Stone 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "Firth has mastered what may be the most crucial ineffable element of acting: withholding everything from viewers save that tiniest, most crucial sliver of humanity to which they can completely relate."Washington Post "[The] actors completely inhabit their absorbing roles, relishing the opportunity their exchanges provide and adding unlooked-for layers to a complicated human relationship."Los Angeles Times "THE KING'S SPEECH is one of the most pleasurable movies to come along in years....And the depth of feeling in Tom Hooper's film is matched by the breadth of its appeal."Wall Street Journal "Firth invests his repressed character with nuance, dignity and humor, leaving an indelible impression."USA Today "Rush is absolutely wonderful....Carter is a revelation here..."Hollywood Reporter "[A] direct and heartfelt piece of work....Extraordinary in the way it cuts to the core of human frustration and feelings of inadequacy, reminding us how universal those feelings are."Movieline 5 stars out of 5 -- "With first rate performances from an A-list cast, the handsome period piece THE KING'S SPEECH is one of the most accessibly entertaining films of its kind in years."Box Office "Firth's triumph is seamlessly lined to his generous give-and-take with Rush and Bonham Carter....THE KING'S SPEECH is simultaneously cozy and majestic." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly0.1418859

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"[A] buddy story about aggressively charming opposites....[With] two solid leads and standout support from Mr. Pearce."New York Times 4 stars out of 4 -- "[R]ich in period detail....A superior historical drama and a powerful personal one.."Chicago Sun-Times 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "THE KING'S SPEECH -- a crowning achievement powered by a dream cast -- digs vibrant human drama out of the dry dust of history."Rolling Stone 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "Firth has mastered what may be the most crucial ineffable element of acting: withholding everything from viewers save that tiniest, most crucial sliver of humanity to which they can completely relate."Washington Post "[The] actors completely inhabit their absorbing roles, relishing the opportunity their exchanges provide and adding unlooked-for layers to a complicated human relationship."Los Angeles Times "THE KING'S SPEECH is one of the most pleasurable movies to come along in years....And the depth of feeling in Tom Hooper's film is matched by the breadth of its appeal."Wall Street Journal "Firth invests his repressed character with nuance, dignity and humor, leaving an indelible impression."USA Today "Rush is absolutely wonderful....Carter is a revelation here..."Hollywood Reporter "[A] direct and heartfelt piece of work....Extraordinary in the way it cuts to the core of human frustration and feelings of inadequacy, reminding us how universal those feelings are."Movieline 5 stars out of 5 -- "With first rate performances from an A-list cast, the handsome period piece THE KING'S SPEECH is one of the most accessibly entertaining films of its kind in years."Box Office "Firth's triumph is seamlessly lined to his generous give-and-take with Rush and Bonham Carter....THE KING'S SPEECH is simultaneously cozy and majestic." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly0.1418859

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"[A] buddy story about aggressively charming opposites....[With] two solid leads and standout support from Mr. Pearce."New York Times 4 stars out of 4 -- "[R]ich in period detail....A superior historical drama and a powerful personal one.."Chicago Sun-Times 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "THE KING'S SPEECH -- a crowning achievement powered by a dream cast -- digs vibrant human drama out of the dry dust of history."Rolling Stone 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "Firth has mastered what may be the most crucial ineffable element of acting: withholding everything from viewers save that tiniest, most crucial sliver of humanity to which they can completely relate."Washington Post "[The] actors completely inhabit their absorbing roles, relishing the opportunity their exchanges provide and adding unlooked-for layers to a complicated human relationship."Los Angeles Times "THE KING'S SPEECH is one of the most pleasurable movies to come along in years....And the depth of feeling in Tom Hooper's film is matched by the breadth of its appeal."Wall Street Journal "Firth invests his repressed character with nuance, dignity and humor, leaving an indelible impression."USA Today "Rush is absolutely wonderful....Carter is a revelation here..."Hollywood Reporter "[A] direct and heartfelt piece of work....Extraordinary in the way it cuts to the core of human frustration and feelings of inadequacy, reminding us how universal those feelings are."Movieline 5 stars out of 5 -- "With first rate performances from an A-list cast, the handsome period piece THE KING'S SPEECH is one of the most accessibly entertaining films of its kind in years."Box Office "Firth's triumph is seamlessly lined to his generous give-and-take with Rush and Bonham Carter....THE KING'S SPEECH is simultaneously cozy and majestic." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly0.1418859

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"[A] buddy story about aggressively charming opposites....[With] two solid leads and standout support from Mr. Pearce."New York Times 4 stars out of 4 -- "[R]ich in period detail....A superior historical drama and a powerful personal one.."Chicago Sun-Times 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "THE KING'S SPEECH -- a crowning achievement powered by a dream cast -- digs vibrant human drama out of the dry dust of history."Rolling Stone 5 stars out of 5 -- "With first rate performances from an A-list cast, the handsome period piece THE KING'S SPEECH is one of the most accessibly entertaining films of its kind in years."Box Office "Firth's triumph is seamlessly lined to his generous give-and-take with Rush and Bonham Carter....THE KING'S SPEECH is simultaneously cozy and majestic." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "Firth has mastered what may be the most crucial ineffable element of acting: withholding everything from viewers save that tiniest, most crucial sliver of humanity to which they can completely relate."Washington Post "[The] actors completely inhabit their absorbing roles, relishing the opportunity their exchanges provide and adding unlooked-for layers to a complicated human relationship."Los Angeles Times "Rush is absolutely wonderful....Carter is a revelation here..."Hollywood Reporter "[A] direct and heartfelt piece of work....Extraordinary in the way it cuts to the core of human frustration and feelings of inadequacy, reminding us how universal those feelings are."Movieline "THE KING'S SPEECH is one of the most pleasurable movies to come along in years....And the depth of feeling in Tom Hooper's film is matched by the breadth of its appeal."Wall Street Journal "Firth invests his repressed character with nuance, dignity and humor, leaving an indelible impression."USA Today0.1418859

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3.5 stars out of 5 -- "Sidibe's Precious is so startlingly truthful and so subtle she seems to have stepped out of documentary to make her appearance her. Totally believable performances are also turned in by both Lenny Kravitz and Mariah Carey..."Box Office "[A] raw and riveting human drama....Electrifying."Rolling Stone "PRECIOUS works. Daniels and Fletcher don't spare the sorrow, but neither do they neglect moments of joy, hope, or belonging." -- Grade: BA.V. Club 4 stars out of 4 -- "[A] great American film....Sibide is heartbreaking as Precious..."Chicago Sun-Times 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "Sibide's PRECIOUS is so startlingly truthful and so subtle she seems to have stepped out of a documentary to make her appearance here. Totally believable performances are also turned in by both Lenny Kravitz and Mariah Carey..."Box Office "Nothing quite prepares you for the rough-cut diamond that is PRECIOUS....Shockingly raw, surprisingly irreverent and absolutely unforgettable..."Los Angeles Times "The dialogue, by screenwriter Damien Paul, can be refreshingly honest....Remarkable performances drive home the film's inspiring message."USA Today "[A] shockingly beautiful film....This is a fine movie, and a deep one."Wall Street Journal "While Mo'Nique's performance is the barnburner, it is Sibide and her classmates who resonate, who inhabit a world outside of themselves..."Movieline "[The film] surely qualifies as the most painful, poetic and improbably beautiful film of the year....Fleet, assured and lyrical."Washington Post "PRECIOUS captures how a lost girl rouses herself from the dead....It's a potent and moving experience because by the end you feel like you've witnessed nothing less than the birth of a soul." -- Grade: AEntertainment Weekly 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "There is one word for Mo'Nique: dynamite. She tears up the screen and then, in a climactic scene with Precious and Ms. Weiss, tears at your heart."Rolling Stone Included in Entertainment Weekly's "The Best Films Of The Year" -- "Mo'Nique gives a performance that is harrowing in its venom and despair."Entertainment Weekly Included in Los Angeles Times's "Best Films Of 2009" -- "[The performances] are as fearless as they are fierce."Los Angeles Times Ranked #1 in Rolling Stone's "The 10 Best Movies Of 2009" -- "[O]ne of a kind."Rolling Stone 5 stars out of 5 -- "[L]ittle can prepare you for its raw power, and a heart-rending journey to self-acceptance and hope."Empire0.1135087

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3.5 stars out of 5 -- "Sidibe's Precious is so startlingly truthful and so subtle she seems to have stepped out of documentary to make her appearance her. Totally believable performances are also turned in by both Lenny Kravitz and Mariah Carey..."Box Office "[A] raw and riveting human drama....Electrifying."Rolling Stone "PRECIOUS works. Daniels and Fletcher don't spare the sorrow, but neither do they neglect moments of joy, hope, or belonging." -- Grade: BA.V. Club 4 stars out of 4 -- "[A] great American film....Sibide is heartbreaking as Precious..."Chicago Sun-Times 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "Sibide's PRECIOUS is so startlingly truthful and so subtle she seems to have stepped out of a documentary to make her appearance here. Totally believable performances are also turned in by both Lenny Kravitz and Mariah Carey..."Box Office "Nothing quite prepares you for the rough-cut diamond that is PRECIOUS....Shockingly raw, surprisingly irreverent and absolutely unforgettable..."Los Angeles Times "The dialogue, by screenwriter Damien Paul, can be refreshingly honest....Remarkable performances drive home the film's inspiring message."USA Today "[A] shockingly beautiful film....This is a fine movie, and a deep one."Wall Street Journal "While Mo'Nique's performance is the barnburner, it is Sibide and her classmates who resonate, who inhabit a world outside of themselves..."Movieline "[The film] surely qualifies as the most painful, poetic and improbably beautiful film of the year....Fleet, assured and lyrical."Washington Post "PRECIOUS captures how a lost girl rouses herself from the dead....It's a potent and moving experience because by the end you feel like you've witnessed nothing less than the birth of a soul." -- Grade: AEntertainment Weekly 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "There is one word for Mo'Nique: dynamite. She tears up the screen and then, in a climactic scene with Precious and Ms. Weiss, tears at your heart."Rolling Stone Included in Entertainment Weekly's "The Best Films Of The Year" -- "Mo'Nique gives a performance that is harrowing in its venom and despair."Entertainment Weekly Included in Los Angeles Times's "Best Films Of 2009" -- "[The performances] are as fearless as they are fierce."Los Angeles Times Ranked #1 in Rolling Stone's "The 10 Best Movies Of 2009" -- "[O]ne of a kind."Rolling Stone 5 stars out of 5 -- "[L]ittle can prepare you for its raw power, and a heart-rending journey to self-acceptance and hope."Empire0.1135087

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4.5 stars out of 5 -- "This taut story about a guy trying to get out of the criminal life into which he was born is loaded with action, but it's also so smartly written that a complex character study rests at its heart."Box Office "Affleck excels at capturing the insularity of the locale..."Hollywood Reporter 3 stars out of 5 -- "There is a juddering, brilliantly choreographed FRENCH CONNECTION-style car chase through crowded streets and narrow alleyways..."Uncut 3 stars out of 4 -- "Affleck has the stuff of a real director....It's an effective thriller, he works closely with actors, he has a feel for pacing."Chicago Sun-Times "[A] fast-paced, character-driven heist movie that combines robberies with romance and solidifies Affleck's reputation as an actor with a genuine gift for directing."Los Angeles Times "[Affleck's] second feature, THE TOWN, is a looser and more sprawling affair, more conventional, but also more assured."A.V. Club "There's a strong sense of milieu....The set-piece heists and car chases are executed with impressive skill and pacing..."Sight and Sound 4 stars out of 5 -- "THE TOWN is full of great exchanges, great scenes, all of them infused with authenticity."Total Film "[A] rich, dark, pulpy mess of entanglements that fulfills all the requirements of the genre, and it is told with an ease and gusto that make the pulp tasty." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly "Affleck has a keen eye for cinematic stories and wisely chooses one set in a city he knows intimately. He has an evident knack for orchestrating involving action scenes."USA Today "Ben Affleck works both sides of the camera to impressive effect in THE TOWN, a dramatic thriller that fulfills its considerable ambitions."Wall Street Journal "The movie is as slick and tightly constructed as Affleck's debut, GONE BABY GONE....Affleck shoots each heist like the performance it is..."Movieline 3 stars out of 4 -- "It's a smart, bold genre exercise that's enormous fun to watch, harking back to gritty urban thrillers of the 1970s with an assured sense of tone and style."Washington Post 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "[A] gripping human drama disguised as a blazing heist film that comes on like gangbusters."Rolling Stone0.1135087

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"Doug Liman's direction is astute, the acting is first-rate, the script -- by Jez Butterworth and John-Henry Butterworth -- is smart and the story is an important one..."Wall Street Journal "Strongly written about a potent and still-relevant subject, smartly directed by Doug Liman and forcefully acted by Naomi Watts, Sean Penn and a carefully selected supporting cast..."Los Angeles Times "[T]he story is both a fascinating sidebar in the history of George W. Bush years and an emblem of what American politics looked like back then."New York Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "Naomi Watts delivers an uncanny portrayal of former CIA operative Valerie Plame in FAIR GAME, a crackling political thriller..."Washington Post "Liman gives the action the you-are-there immediacy that distinguished his earlier tale of international intrigue, THE BOURNE IDENTITY." -- Grade: A-A.V. Club "As Plame and Joe Wilson, Watts and Penn get to sink their chops into one of the most cinema-friendly true stories in recent history..."Movieline "Watts and Penn bring ferocity and feeling to their roles, turning a potent political thriller into a stirring, relatable human drama."Rolling Stone "FAIR GAME gets you riled up all over again at a deeply unpatriotic abuse of power." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly 3 stars out of 4 -- "The political machinations work well with Liman's brisk pacing and his handheld, documentary-style camera work....Its strength lies in presenting and exposing an account of political betrayal..."USA Today 3 stars out of 5 -- "It's a showcase for the star actors. Watts does well as essentially a realistic version of Evelyn Salt..."Empire 4 stars out of 5 -- "Watts delivers a restrained performance high on quiet seething and vulnerability..."Total Film 3 stars out of 5 -- "Intense performances keep this very watchable..."Uncut0.1135087

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"Doug Liman's direction is astute, the acting is first-rate, the script -- by Jez Butterworth and John-Henry Butterworth -- is smart and the story is an important one..."Wall Street Journal "Strongly written about a potent and still-relevant subject, smartly directed by Doug Liman and forcefully acted by Naomi Watts, Sean Penn and a carefully selected supporting cast..."Los Angeles Times "[T]he story is both a fascinating sidebar in the history of George W. Bush years and an emblem of what American politics looked like back then."New York Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "Naomi Watts delivers an uncanny portrayal of former CIA operative Valerie Plame in FAIR GAME, a crackling political thriller..."Washington Post "Liman gives the action the you-are-there immediacy that distinguished his earlier tale of international intrigue, THE BOURNE IDENTITY." -- Grade: A-A.V. Club "As Plame and Joe Wilson, Watts and Penn get to sink their chops into one of the most cinema-friendly true stories in recent history..."Movieline "Watts and Penn bring ferocity and feeling to their roles, turning a potent political thriller into a stirring, relatable human drama."Rolling Stone "FAIR GAME gets you riled up all over again at a deeply unpatriotic abuse of power." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly 3 stars out of 4 -- "The political machinations work well with Liman's brisk pacing and his handheld, documentary-style camera work....Its strength lies in presenting and exposing an account of political betrayal..."USA Today 3 stars out of 5 -- "It's a showcase for the star actors. Watts does well as essentially a realistic version of Evelyn Salt..."Empire 4 stars out of 5 -- "Watts delivers a restrained performance high on quiet seething and vulnerability..."Total Film 3 stars out of 5 -- "Intense performances keep this very watchable..."Uncut0.1135087

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"Doug Liman's direction is astute, the acting is first-rate, the script -- by Jez Butterworth and John-Henry Butterworth -- is smart and the story is an important one..."Wall Street Journal "Strongly written about a potent and still-relevant subject, smartly directed by Doug Liman and forcefully acted by Naomi Watts, Sean Penn and a carefully selected supporting cast..."Los Angeles Times "[T]he story is both a fascinating sidebar in the history of George W. Bush years and an emblem of what American politics looked like back then."New York Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "Naomi Watts delivers an uncanny portrayal of former CIA operative Valerie Plame in FAIR GAME, a crackling political thriller..."Washington Post "Liman gives the action the you-are-there immediacy that distinguished his earlier tale of international intrigue, THE BOURNE IDENTITY." -- Grade: A-A.V. Club "As Plame and Joe Wilson, Watts and Penn get to sink their chops into one of the most cinema-friendly true stories in recent history..."Movieline "Watts and Penn bring ferocity and feeling to their roles, turning a potent political thriller into a stirring, relatable human drama."Rolling Stone "FAIR GAME gets you riled up all over again at a deeply unpatriotic abuse of power." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly 3 stars out of 4 -- "The political machinations work well with Liman's brisk pacing and his handheld, documentary-style camera work....Its strength lies in presenting and exposing an account of political betrayal..."USA Today 3 stars out of 5 -- "It's a showcase for the star actors. Watts does well as essentially a realistic version of Evelyn Salt..."Empire 4 stars out of 5 -- "Watts delivers a restrained performance high on quiet seething and vulnerability..."Total Film 3 stars out of 5 -- "Intense performances keep this very watchable..."Uncut0.1135087

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"Doug Liman's direction is astute, the acting is first-rate, the script -- by Jez Butterworth and John-Henry Butterworth -- is smart and the story is an important one..."Wall Street Journal "Strongly written about a potent and still-relevant subject, smartly directed by Doug Liman and forcefully acted by Naomi Watts, Sean Penn and a carefully selected supporting cast..."Los Angeles Times "[T]he story is both a fascinating sidebar in the history of George W. Bush years and an emblem of what American politics looked like back then."New York Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "Naomi Watts delivers an uncanny portrayal of former CIA operative Valerie Plame in FAIR GAME, a crackling political thriller..."Washington Post "Liman gives the action the you-are-there immediacy that distinguished his earlier tale of international intrigue, THE BOURNE IDENTITY." -- Grade: A-A.V. Club "As Plame and Joe Wilson, Watts and Penn get to sink their chops into one of the most cinema-friendly true stories in recent history..."Movieline "Watts and Penn bring ferocity and feeling to their roles, turning a potent political thriller into a stirring, relatable human drama."Rolling Stone "FAIR GAME gets you riled up all over again at a deeply unpatriotic abuse of power." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly 3 stars out of 4 -- "The political machinations work well with Liman's brisk pacing and his handheld, documentary-style camera work....Its strength lies in presenting and exposing an account of political betrayal..."USA Today 3 stars out of 5 -- "It's a showcase for the star actors. Watts does well as essentially a realistic version of Evelyn Salt..."Empire 4 stars out of 5 -- "Watts delivers a restrained performance high on quiet seething and vulnerability..."Total Film 3 stars out of 5 -- "Intense performances keep this very watchable..."Uncut0.1135087

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3.5 stars out of 5 -- "Sidibe's Precious is so startlingly truthful and so subtle she seems to have stepped out of documentary to make her appearance her. Totally believable performances are also turned in by both Lenny Kravitz and Mariah Carey..."Box Office "[A] raw and riveting human drama....Electrifying."Rolling Stone "PRECIOUS works. Daniels and Fletcher don't spare the sorrow, but neither do they neglect moments of joy, hope, or belonging." -- Grade: BA.V. Club 4 stars out of 4 -- "[A] great American film....Sibide is heartbreaking as Precious..."Chicago Sun-Times 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "Sibide's PRECIOUS is so startlingly truthful and so subtle she seems to have stepped out of a documentary to make her appearance here. Totally believable performances are also turned in by both Lenny Kravitz and Mariah Carey..."Box Office "Nothing quite prepares you for the rough-cut diamond that is PRECIOUS....Shockingly raw, surprisingly irreverent and absolutely unforgettable..."Los Angeles Times "The dialogue, by screenwriter Damien Paul, can be refreshingly honest....Remarkable performances drive home the film's inspiring message."USA Today "[A] shockingly beautiful film....This is a fine movie, and a deep one."Wall Street Journal "While Mo'Nique's performance is the barnburner, it is Sibide and her classmates who resonate, who inhabit a world outside of themselves..."Movieline "[The film] surely qualifies as the most painful, poetic and improbably beautiful film of the year....Fleet, assured and lyrical."Washington Post "PRECIOUS captures how a lost girl rouses herself from the dead....It's a potent and moving experience because by the end you feel like you've witnessed nothing less than the birth of a soul." -- Grade: AEntertainment Weekly 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "There is one word for Mo'Nique: dynamite. She tears up the screen and then, in a climactic scene with Precious and Ms. Weiss, tears at your heart."Rolling Stone Included in Entertainment Weekly's "The Best Films Of The Year" -- "Mo'Nique gives a performance that is harrowing in its venom and despair."Entertainment Weekly Included in Los Angeles Times's "Best Films Of 2009" -- "[The performances] are as fearless as they are fierce."Los Angeles Times Ranked #1 in Rolling Stone's "The 10 Best Movies Of 2009" -- "[O]ne of a kind."Rolling Stone 5 stars out of 5 -- "[L]ittle can prepare you for its raw power, and a heart-rending journey to self-acceptance and hope."Empire0.1135087

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4.5 stars out of 5 -- "This taut story about a guy trying to get out of the criminal life into which he was born is loaded with action, but it's also so smartly written that a complex character study rests at its heart."Box Office "Affleck excels at capturing the insularity of the locale..."Hollywood Reporter 3 stars out of 4 -- "It's a smart, bold genre exercise that's enormous fun to watch, harking back to gritty urban thrillers of the 1970s with an assured sense of tone and style."Washington Post "Ben Affleck works both sides of the camera to impressive effect in THE TOWN, a dramatic thriller that fulfills its considerable ambitions."Wall Street Journal "The movie is as slick and tightly constructed as Affleck's debut, GONE BABY GONE....Affleck shoots each heist like the performance it is..."Movieline 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "[A] gripping human drama disguised as a blazing heist film that comes on like gangbusters."Rolling Stone "There's a strong sense of milieu....The set-piece heists and car chases are executed with impressive skill and pacing..."Sight and Sound 4 stars out of 5 -- "THE TOWN is full of great exchanges, great scenes, all of them infused with authenticity."Total Film "[A] rich, dark, pulpy mess of entanglements that fulfills all the requirements of the genre, and it is told with an ease and gusto that make the pulp tasty." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly 3 stars out of 4 -- "Affleck has the stuff of a real director....It's an effective thriller, he works closely with actors, he has a feel for pacing."Chicago Sun-Times "Affleck has a keen eye for cinematic stories and wisely chooses one set in a city he knows intimately. He has an evident knack for orchestrating involving action scenes."USA Today "[A] fast-paced, character-driven heist movie that combines robberies with romance and solidifies Affleck's reputation as an actor with a genuine gift for directing."Los Angeles Times "[Affleck's] second feature, THE TOWN, is a looser and more sprawling affair, more conventional, but also more assured."A.V. Club 3 stars out of 5 -- "There is a juddering, brilliantly choreographed FRENCH CONNECTION-style car chase through crowded streets and narrow alleyways..."Uncut0.1135087

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3.5 stars out of 5 -- "Sidibe's Precious is so startlingly truthful and so subtle she seems to have stepped out of documentary to make her appearance her. Totally believable performances are also turned in by both Lenny Kravitz and Mariah Carey..."Box Office "[A] raw and riveting human drama....Electrifying."Rolling Stone "PRECIOUS works. Daniels and Fletcher don't spare the sorrow, but neither do they neglect moments of joy, hope, or belonging." -- Grade: BA.V. Club 4 stars out of 4 -- "[A] great American film....Sibide is heartbreaking as Precious..."Chicago Sun-Times 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "Sibide's PRECIOUS is so startlingly truthful and so subtle she seems to have stepped out of a documentary to make her appearance here. Totally believable performances are also turned in by both Lenny Kravitz and Mariah Carey..."Box Office "Nothing quite prepares you for the rough-cut diamond that is PRECIOUS....Shockingly raw, surprisingly irreverent and absolutely unforgettable..."Los Angeles Times "The dialogue, by screenwriter Damien Paul, can be refreshingly honest....Remarkable performances drive home the film's inspiring message."USA Today "[A] shockingly beautiful film....This is a fine movie, and a deep one."Wall Street Journal "While Mo'Nique's performance is the barnburner, it is Sibide and her classmates who resonate, who inhabit a world outside of themselves..."Movieline "[The film] surely qualifies as the most painful, poetic and improbably beautiful film of the year....Fleet, assured and lyrical."Washington Post "PRECIOUS captures how a lost girl rouses herself from the dead....It's a potent and moving experience because by the end you feel like you've witnessed nothing less than the birth of a soul." -- Grade: AEntertainment Weekly 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "There is one word for Mo'Nique: dynamite. She tears up the screen and then, in a climactic scene with Precious and Ms. Weiss, tears at your heart."Rolling Stone Included in Entertainment Weekly's "The Best Films Of The Year" -- "Mo'Nique gives a performance that is harrowing in its venom and despair."Entertainment Weekly Included in Los Angeles Times's "Best Films Of 2009" -- "[The performances] are as fearless as they are fierce."Los Angeles Times Ranked #1 in Rolling Stone's "The 10 Best Movies Of 2009" -- "[O]ne of a kind."Rolling Stone 5 stars out of 5 -- "[L]ittle can prepare you for its raw power, and a heart-rending journey to self-acceptance and hope."Empire0.1135087

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4.5 stars out of 5 -- "This taut story about a guy trying to get out of the criminal life into which he was born is loaded with action, but it's also so smartly written that a complex character study rests at its heart."Box Office "Affleck excels at capturing the insularity of the locale..."Hollywood Reporter "[A] rich, dark, pulpy mess of entanglements that fulfills all the requirements of the genre, and it is told with an ease and gusto that make the pulp tasty." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly 4 stars out of 5 -- "THE TOWN is full of great exchanges, great scenes, all of them infused with authenticity."Total Film 3 stars out of 4 -- "Affleck has the stuff of a real director....It's an effective thriller, he works closely with actors, he has a feel for pacing."Chicago Sun-Times "[A] fast-paced, character-driven heist movie that combines robberies with romance and solidifies Affleck's reputation as an actor with a genuine gift for directing."Los Angeles Times "[Affleck's] second feature, THE TOWN, is a looser and more sprawling affair, more conventional, but also more assured."A.V. Club "Affleck has a keen eye for cinematic stories and wisely chooses one set in a city he knows intimately. He has an evident knack for orchestrating involving action scenes."USA Today "Ben Affleck works both sides of the camera to impressive effect in THE TOWN, a dramatic thriller that fulfills its considerable ambitions."Wall Street Journal "The movie is as slick and tightly constructed as Affleck's debut, GONE BABY GONE....Affleck shoots each heist like the performance it is..."Movieline 3 stars out of 4 -- "It's a smart, bold genre exercise that's enormous fun to watch, harking back to gritty urban thrillers of the 1970s with an assured sense of tone and style."Washington Post 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "[A] gripping human drama disguised as a blazing heist film that comes on like gangbusters."Rolling Stone 3 stars out of 5 -- "There is a juddering, brilliantly choreographed FRENCH CONNECTION-style car chase through crowded streets and narrow alleyways..."Uncut "There's a strong sense of milieu....The set-piece heists and car chases are executed with impressive skill and pacing..."Sight and Sound0.1135087

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4.5 stars out of 5 -- "This taut story about a guy trying to get out of the criminal life into which he was born is loaded with action, but it's also so smartly written that a complex character study rests at its heart."Box Office "Affleck excels at capturing the insularity of the locale..."Hollywood Reporter "[A] rich, dark, pulpy mess of entanglements that fulfills all the requirements of the genre, and it is told with an ease and gusto that make the pulp tasty." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly 4 stars out of 5 -- "THE TOWN is full of great exchanges, great scenes, all of them infused with authenticity."Total Film 3 stars out of 4 -- "Affleck has the stuff of a real director....It's an effective thriller, he works closely with actors, he has a feel for pacing."Chicago Sun-Times "[A] fast-paced, character-driven heist movie that combines robberies with romance and solidifies Affleck's reputation as an actor with a genuine gift for directing."Los Angeles Times "[Affleck's] second feature, THE TOWN, is a looser and more sprawling affair, more conventional, but also more assured."A.V. Club "Affleck has a keen eye for cinematic stories and wisely chooses one set in a city he knows intimately. He has an evident knack for orchestrating involving action scenes."USA Today "Ben Affleck works both sides of the camera to impressive effect in THE TOWN, a dramatic thriller that fulfills its considerable ambitions."Wall Street Journal "The movie is as slick and tightly constructed as Affleck's debut, GONE BABY GONE....Affleck shoots each heist like the performance it is..."Movieline 3 stars out of 4 -- "It's a smart, bold genre exercise that's enormous fun to watch, harking back to gritty urban thrillers of the 1970s with an assured sense of tone and style."Washington Post 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "[A] gripping human drama disguised as a blazing heist film that comes on like gangbusters."Rolling Stone 3 stars out of 5 -- "There is a juddering, brilliantly choreographed FRENCH CONNECTION-style car chase through crowded streets and narrow alleyways..."Uncut "There's a strong sense of milieu....The set-piece heists and car chases are executed with impressive skill and pacing..."Sight and Sound0.1135087

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4.5 stars out of 5 -- "This taut story about a guy trying to get out of the criminal life into which he was born is loaded with action, but it's also so smartly written that a complex character study rests at its heart."Box Office "Affleck excels at capturing the insularity of the locale..."Hollywood Reporter 4 stars out of 5 -- "THE TOWN is full of great exchanges, great scenes, all of them infused with authenticity."Total Film 3 stars out of 4 -- "Affleck has the stuff of a real director....It's an effective thriller, he works closely with actors, he has a feel for pacing."Chicago Sun-Times "[A] fast-paced, character-driven heist movie that combines robberies with romance and solidifies Affleck's reputation as an actor with a genuine gift for directing."Los Angeles Times "[Affleck's] second feature, THE TOWN, is a looser and more sprawling affair, more conventional, but also more assured."A.V. Club "[A] rich, dark, pulpy mess of entanglements that fulfills all the requirements of the genre, and it is told with an ease and gusto that make the pulp tasty." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly "Affleck has a keen eye for cinematic stories and wisely chooses one set in a city he knows intimately. He has an evident knack for orchestrating involving action scenes."USA Today "Ben Affleck works both sides of the camera to impressive effect in THE TOWN, a dramatic thriller that fulfills its considerable ambitions."Wall Street Journal "The movie is as slick and tightly constructed as Affleck's debut, GONE BABY GONE....Affleck shoots each heist like the performance it is..."Movieline 3 stars out of 4 -- "It's a smart, bold genre exercise that's enormous fun to watch, harking back to gritty urban thrillers of the 1970s with an assured sense of tone and style."Washington Post 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "[A] gripping human drama disguised as a blazing heist film that comes on like gangbusters."Rolling Stone 3 stars out of 5 -- "There is a juddering, brilliantly choreographed FRENCH CONNECTION-style car chase through crowded streets and narrow alleyways..."Uncut "There's a strong sense of milieu....The set-piece heists and car chases are executed with impressive skill and pacing..."Sight and Sound0.1135087

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