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"[I]t's practically an R&B/gospel musical, with stirring performances by Mary J. Blige, Gladys Knight and real-life pastor Marvin L. Winans -- who are all on double duty as actors too..."Los Angeles Times 3 stars out of 5 -- "[The film] resonates with a revival spirit thanks to its luminous star Taraji P. Henson, who's backed by Mary J. Blige and Gladys Knight....I CAN DO BAD ALL BY MYSELF is genuinely affecting when the gospel spirit takes hold..."Box Office Its probably the impresarios best-made film yet, his most joyful, and his most moving....A movie where old fashioned notions of love, faith, strength, and the possibility of redemption are taken seriously. -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly22.38612

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"[I]t's practically an R&B/gospel musical, with stirring performances by Mary J. Blige, Gladys Knight and real-life pastor Marvin L. Winans -- who are all on double duty as actors too..."Los Angeles Times 3 stars out of 5 -- "[The film] resonates with a revival spirit thanks to its luminous star Taraji P. Henson, who's backed by Mary J. Blige and Gladys Knight....I CAN DO BAD ALL BY MYSELF is genuinely affecting when the gospel spirit takes hold..."Box Office Its probably the impresarios best-made film yet, his most joyful, and his most moving....A movie where old fashioned notions of love, faith, strength, and the possibility of redemption are taken seriously. -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly22.38612

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"[I]t's practically an R&B/gospel musical, with stirring performances by Mary J. Blige, Gladys Knight and real-life pastor Marvin L. Winans -- who are all on double duty as actors too..."Los Angeles Times 3 stars out of 5 -- "[The film] resonates with a revival spirit thanks to its luminous star Taraji P. Henson, who's backed by Mary J. Blige and Gladys Knight....I CAN DO BAD ALL BY MYSELF is genuinely affecting when the gospel spirit takes hold..."Box Office Its probably the impresarios best-made film yet, his most joyful, and his most moving....A movie where old fashioned notions of love, faith, strength, and the possibility of redemption are taken seriously. -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly22.38612

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"The best thing about TYLER PERRY'S THE FAMILY THAT PREYS is the opportunity it affords to watch a pair of veteran actresses still at the top of their game. "USA Today22.16835

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"The best thing about TYLER PERRY'S THE FAMILY THAT PREYS is the opportunity it affords to watch a pair of veteran actresses still at the top of their game. "USA Today22.16834

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"The best thing about TYLER PERRY'S THE FAMILY THAT PREYS is the opportunity it affords to watch a pair of veteran actresses still at the top of their game. "USA Today22.16834

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"The best thing about TYLER PERRY'S THE FAMILY THAT PREYS is the opportunity it affords to watch a pair of veteran actresses still at the top of their game. "USA Today22.16834

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"This is a likable and pleasant film, based on a book by the Rev. T.D. Jakes....NOT EASILY BROKEN is well-acted and involving..."USA Today "[H]eartfelt and strongly delivered by a committed cast headlined by Morris Chestnut and Taraji P. Henson....It is persuasive in its portrait of a husband and wife who must decide whether their frayed marriage is worth fighting to save."Los Angeles Times 3 stars out of 5 -- "The drama is balanced out with well performed bits of comedy that lend a sweetness to the trouble of the film's central relationship and a weight to the more dramatic moments."Box Office "Laughter through tears is director Bill Duke's M.O., and he hits the bull's-eye of that modest target." -- Grade: BEntertainment Weekly "NOT EASILY BROKEN exerts an unmistakable appeal, thanks to an absorbing story and fine performances from Morris Chestnut and Taraji P. Henson."Washington Post "[The film] has the saving grace of a lively sense of humor that certainly helps the spiritual medicine go down....Hollywood Reporter0.3565298

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"This is a likable and pleasant film, based on a book by the Rev. T.D. Jakes....NOT EASILY BROKEN is well-acted and involving..."USA Today "[H]eartfelt and strongly delivered by a committed cast headlined by Morris Chestnut and Taraji P. Henson....It is persuasive in its portrait of a husband and wife who must decide whether their frayed marriage is worth fighting to save."Los Angeles Times 3 stars out of 5 -- "The drama is balanced out with well performed bits of comedy that lend a sweetness to the trouble of the film's central relationship and a weight to the more dramatic moments."Box Office "Laughter through tears is director Bill Duke's M.O., and he hits the bull's-eye of that modest target." -- Grade: BEntertainment Weekly "NOT EASILY BROKEN exerts an unmistakable appeal, thanks to an absorbing story and fine performances from Morris Chestnut and Taraji P. Henson."Washington Post "[The film] has the saving grace of a lively sense of humor that certainly helps the spiritual medicine go down....Hollywood Reporter0.3565298

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Down Beat (p.70) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "Miller lets it rip with all manner of strip-slapping grooviness over robo-tough drum grooves."JazzTimes (p.102) - "[He] unleashes his inimitable chops on hard-hitting instrumentals like the Indian-flavored 'Blast'....He also turns in a moving rendition of the Broadway tune and oft-covered jazz standard 'When I Fall in Love'..."0.1954583

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"...BABY BOY leaves you shaken....[Gibson and Snoop Dogg] give the film the power and potency of rap..." Rolling Stone "...It lives, breathes and switches moods from humor to despair better than any American release this year..." -- 3 1/2 out of 4 stars USA Today "...BABY BOY earns credibility for its insights by moving beyond image and rhetoric....[Snoop Dogg's] performance is sly, menacing and disarmingly funny..." New York Times "...Singleton's achievement is that he stages each moment with such an intricate and painful sense of what's going on inside Jody..." Entertainment Weekly "...The characters are vibrant....Singleton's writing is skillful enough to make them come engagingly to life..." Variety "...Compelling....BABY BOY is heartfelt and personal..." Los Angeles Times "...There are good performances throughout the cast..."Total Film0.1465937

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Uncut (p.112) - 4 stars out of 5 - "[A] rough-edged set of hip hop hollers..."0.1465937

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3 stars out of 4 -- "The movie looks amazing....The technical wizardry sweeps you away....[Fincher's] astutely restrained direction fuses ferocity and feeling and creates a world you want to get lost in."Rolling Stone 3 stars out of 4 -- "Set in a visually stunning realm of heightened reality....BUTTON is never dull, and the conclusion is graceful and poignant."USA Today "[A] triumph of technique....Mr. Fincher has added a dimension of delicacy and grace to digital filmmaking."New York Times 4 stars out of 4 -- "Pitt and Blanchett are outstanding. Fincher's meticulous attention to detail is unerring..."Premiere 4 stars out of 5 -- "Pitt's performance is amazingly unadorned and natural..."Box Office "[A]n extravagantly ambitious movie....The movie has been in the works for years, pored over by Fincher like a favorite fairy tale from his childhood." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly 5 stars out of 5 -- "That the trick never feels tricksy is partly down to Pitt's gentle, sympathetic performance....A film for the ages..."Empire 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A]n epic of rare scope and scale....Bold and brilliant..."Total Film "[A]n epic tale that contemplates the wonders of life -- of birth and death and, most of all, love....Superbly made and winningly acted by Brad Pitt in his most impressive outing to date..."Hollywood Reporter0.1221614

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"...Likable....An awfully funny gambit..." Sight and Sound "...[A] gory giddiness....It's enough fun to while away your idle time..."Box Office "...IDLE HANDS samples other teen horror movies like a video DJ with a tape deck, exhibiting high spirits and crazed comic energy..." Chicago Sun-Times "...It's a seriously fun Frankenstein's monster bolted together from bits of EVIL DEAD 2, SCREAM and TV's BUFFY..." Total Film34.56073

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"...A lot of fun. The sets are detailed and charming..." Sight and Sound "...The specter effects are enchanting, especially the angelic Ghost of Christmas Past whose gown floats about her like a cloud of frosty air..." USA Today "...Like the earlier three Muppet movies, it manages to incorporate the Muppets convincingly into the action....This time, they even seem to belong in Victorian London, created in atmospheric sets that combine realism and expressionism..." Chicago Sun-Times19.4246

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"...A fabulous film...[and] in many ways, a remarkable achievement..." New York Times "...[Bowie] looks intriguing..." Variety19.36814

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"...A fabulous film...[and] in many ways, a remarkable achievement..." New York Times "...[Bowie] looks intriguing..." Variety19.36814

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"...[Bowie] looks intriguing..."Variety "...A fabulous film...[and] in many ways, a remarkable achievement..."New York Times19.36814

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"...A fabulous film...[and] in many ways, a remarkable achievement..." New York Times "...[Bowie] looks intriguing..." Variety19.36814

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"...[The] elegant lensing is a joy to behold, and great imagination has been exercised by tunesmith Joe Raposo..." Variety "...Moviegoers [again] have a team of stars on which to heap the adoration they once dumped on Nelson Eddy and Jeannette MacDonald....Whimsy well disciplined..." New York Times19.35815

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"...A fairly sophisticated affair, allowing the vivid charm of the original to work on its own level as well as providing fodder for parody, slapstick and the vaudeville revue formula of the Muppets' television shows..." Sight and Sound "...Kermit looks quite dashing in his captain's uniform, and Miss Piggy gives Dorothy Lamour a run for her sarong as a jungle goddess worshipped by wild boars..." -- 3 out of 4 stars USA Today "...Curry makes a fine, flashy Long John Silver....A hoot..." -- Rating: B+ Entertainment Weekly "...Pure delight, and constantly inventive and engaging..." Variety "...A wonderful picture for children, a work of considerable artistry and craftsmanship that ought to please many adults as well..." Los Angeles Times19.24954

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"...Beautifully articulated....PHAROAH'S ARMY has an authentic look and feel to it and has a restrained, evocative score by Mark Watters..." Los Angeles Times19.2462

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"...A dazzling technological and artistic achievement by a band of talented artists and performers..." Variety "...This live-action yet actorless exercise is distinct enough to stand apart from typical fantasy fare..." Entertainment Weekly11.11114

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"...A dazzling technological and artistic achievement by a band of talented artists and performers..." Variety "...This live-action yet actorless exercise is distinct enough to stand apart from typical fantasy fare..." Entertainment Weekly11.11114

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"...A dazzling technological and artistic achievement by a band of talented artists and performers..." Variety "...This live-action yet actorless exercise is distinct enough to stand apart from typical fantasy fare..." Entertainment Weekly11.11114

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"At times stirring, inspiring and thoughtful, THE EXPRESS tells the story of football player Ernie Davis..."Los Angeles Times "[I]t packages a real-life story of athletic triumph and social progress into an accessible, rousing melodrama..."New York Times 3 stars out of 5 -- "Fleder adds nifty '60s period detail....His real MVP is Quaid, who adds an intense emotional core as Davis' mentor."Empire9.78653

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"At times stirring, inspiring and thoughtful, THE EXPRESS tells the story of football player Ernie Davis..."Los Angeles Times "[I]t packages a real-life story of athletic triumph and social progress into an accessible, rousing melodrama..."New York Times 3 stars out of 5 -- "Fleder adds nifty '60s period detail....His real MVP is Quaid, who adds an intense emotional core as Davis' mentor."Empire9.78653

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"Unfolding in an abandoned autumn-afternoon Britain of suburban town centres and patchy fields, it is, against all odds, haunting."Uncut9.784197

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"...THE MUPPET MOVIE is a winner....[The puppets] prove highly attractive....A love of films and showbiz is apparent in every frame and gives THE MUPPET MOVIE a touch of class..." Variety "...The last word in 'road pictures'....We very quickly come to accept the Muppets as real people who just happen to be made largely of felt." New York Times "...[A] smart, lively musical farce....Henson's mix of grown-up humor and endearingly humanlike characters make this a must-have..." Entertainment Weekly0.3505005

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"...Kid-friendly charm....Preschoolers will be tickled by THE ADVENTURES OF ELMO IN GROUCHLAND..." Variety Rating: B+ - Recommended Entertainment Weekly "...Wide-eyed and innocent..." Sight and Sound "...The Henson magic is at work....The film offers lessons about cooperation, perseverance and transformation..."New York Times "...Certainly as entertaining as it is instructive in socialization skills..." Box Office "Only a real grouch wouldn't be a little tickled by this shag-carpeted guy's passionate pursuit of his beloved blanket....It's sure to click with the preschool clique..."USA Today0.2270187

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"MIRRORMASK unspools with the rambling, intuitive digressions of a dream..." -- Grade: A- Entertainment Weekly "[The film] blends live action with computer-generated animation by the Jim Henson Company into a provocative, murky surrealism." New York Times "MIRRORMASK ambitiously draws on a diverse range of influences....McKean treats every frame of film as it were a strip panel scheduled for reproduction in a glossy art book." Sight and Sound "[With] a winning WIZARD OF OZ-style structure...[and] a resplendent universe of impossible vistas and fabulous beings." Uncut0.2206667

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"MIRRORMASK unspools with the rambling, intuitive digressions of a dream..." -- Grade: A- Entertainment Weekly "[The film] blends live action with computer-generated animation by the Jim Henson Company into a provocative, murky surrealism." New York Times "MIRRORMASK ambitiously draws on a diverse range of influences....McKean treats every frame of film as it were a strip panel scheduled for reproduction in a glossy art book." Sight and Sound "[With] a winning WIZARD OF OZ-style structure...[and] a resplendent universe of impossible vistas and fabulous beings." Uncut0.2206667

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"...Amazing effects...A wicked, high-style treat....Angelica Huston triumphs..." Rolling Stone "...A brilliantly told bedtime story....A fanciful film for savvy children and a witty, well-made movie for their parents..." New York Times "...With relish and high comic style, Huston plays the ugliest, wartiest witch imaginable..." -- Rating: B+ Entertainment Weekly "...Dark, marvelous....What it shows, again, is the secret of Henson's vast appeal: his respect for children and their intelligence..." Los Angeles Times0.2206667

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"...The Ducks are rather cute..." USA Today0.2069335

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Dirty Linen (4-5/99, p.60) - "...All the musicians here are superb, and the variety of harpers and arrangements makes this a more compelling collection than most."0.1919139

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"...A novelty..." USA Today "...It's a big, bright, rousing period musical..."Los Angeles Times0.1502012

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"[T]he Muppets' magic still proves enchanting." Entertainment Weekly0.1368785

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The Wire (p.58) - "Cracked voices recalling almost forgotten songs jostle for space with leisurely yarn-spinners....Harnetty lets us eavesdrop on moments of great beauty after a song is finished..."0.119214

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Uncut (3/00, p.77) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...There's genuine comic wit behind the vinyl bricolage taking place, combined with a shrews ear for original breaks and infectious hooks..."Alternative Press (5/00, p.92) - 4 out of 5 - "...The disc plays like an absurdist concept album painted in lean, precise strokes....[His] crates breed unconventional and distinct wax-building blocks - blueprints for a giant funhouse..."Magnet (4-5/00, pp.77-9) - "...[His] cheeky sense of humor and consuming obsession with the ephemeral flotsam of pop culture is littered all over...like the ground beneath your local outfield bleachers...[with] a court jester's comic sensibility..."The Wire (1/01, p.34) - Included in Wire's "50 Records Of The Year".The Wire (3/00, p.64) - "...Daily Thurberish life, scrapyard drums and the sounds of 'a bag of grits falling off a car'....Breaks find themselves in unusual places and dialogue is gerrymandered for Koala's absurdities..."Mixmag (3/00, p.153) - 3 out of 5 - "...CTS isn't music at all - thankfully. It's furiously cut, intricately spliced chips dug from a million old records...the most hilariously startling 'turntablist' album of the year..."CMJ (2/21/00, pp.21-2) - "...speaks as much to Koala's love of goofy sound effects and random dialogue samples as it does his affection for jazz- and hip-hop-swaying beats....If Jim Henson Productions ever needs an in-house DJ, Koala would be perfect..."JazzTimes (8/00, p.142) - "...A Prince Paul-inspired, pop cultural 'musique concrete' goofathon - call them improvisational turntable compositions with irony..."Melody Maker (3/14/00, p.53) - 3.5 stars out of 5 - "...[He] is a decknician who's found the near-perfect balance between peacock-display trickery and off-kilter, funky nursery rhyme hip-hop. [It] showcases a lifetime's worth of bizzare records discovered in dusty shops....Cute, but not too cute."NME (Magazine) (2/19/00, p.34) - 7 out of 10 - "...some of the most savage and imaginative cut creations in memory....celebrating the stupidity of his [turntablist] calling....a labor of love that sounds like a quick one off the wrist. Skill."0.1161868

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"[A] rowdy, richly offbeat biopic....The two actors are marvelous. The elegant, magnetic Ejiofor makes Dewey a complexly divided man....Cheadle plays Petey as an antic hedonist..." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly "[A] funny, earnest, affectionate new film....As portrayed by Mr. Cheadle, Petey Greene is a person of quick wit and tender heart, an irrepressible hustler whose fundamental integrity is never in doubt."New York Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "TALK TO ME speaks powerfully to audiences with its potent blend of extraordinary performances and engaging soundtrack."USA Today 3 stars out of 5 -- "Cheadle gets his teeth into the character, nailing his distinctive drawl....Charming and good-hearted..."Empire 3 stars out of 5 -- "[A]n affectionate homage to a singular talent and a vital social document, filled with as much cultural comment as sassy, risque humour."Total Film "[R]esonant about race and power issues in a way that pitifully few movies are nowadays....It has something significant to say."Sight and Sound 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A]n emotionally grounded and aspirational tale....Director Kasi Lemmons brings the period back to life..."Ultimate DVD0.106778

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Rolling Stone (5/15/03, p.137) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...KENTUCKY MOUNTAIN MUSIC, which mixes rare commercial releases with Alan Lomax field recordings, tells a deeper tale of the breadth and intricacies of mountain song and the colorful virtuosos who put it on record..."Dirty Linen (8/03, pp.57-8) - "...In all, the box is a remarkable achievement....[With] outstanding songs and tunes..."0.08065366

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