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3 stars out of 5 -- "What Miller's movie does possess in spades is a spry, oddball streak of humour and an assembly line of funky character parts for cool, charisma-packed actresses..."Total Film "[F]eaturing an Oscar-worthy turn by Robin Wright....Wright gives the title character a complexity and emotional shading often missing in this kind of ensemble comedy/drama."USA Today "Its refusal to push the usual emotional buttons and its insistence that we not pass moral judgment on the characters' erratic behavior make it an exceptionally cleareyed assessment of a stratum of American life..."New York Times "Wright's performance is her most relatable in memory: subtle, sad, humorous and wistful..."Movieline22.11665

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3 stars out of 5 -- "What Miller's movie does possess in spades is a spry, oddball streak of humour and an assembly line of funky character parts for cool, charisma-packed actresses..."Total Film "[F]eaturing an Oscar-worthy turn by Robin Wright....Wright gives the title character a complexity and emotional shading often missing in this kind of ensemble comedy/drama."USA Today "Its refusal to push the usual emotional buttons and its insistence that we not pass moral judgment on the characters' erratic behavior make it an exceptionally cleareyed assessment of a stratum of American life..."New York Times "Wright's performance is her most relatable in memory: subtle, sad, humorous and wistful..."Movieline22.11665

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"...Branagh, in his most forceful non-Shakespearean screen performance, grounds even the softest moments in the angry revolt of his wit..."Entertainment Weekly "...Mr. Kalesniko's satirically barbed screenplay, whose spirit harks back to the comic heyday of Blake Edwards, stirs up an insistent verbal energy that rarely flags..."New York Times22.11665

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"...Penn's skill with actors offers its own rewards....Nicholson and the stunningly effective Huston achieve a rare poignancy..."Rolling Stone "...THE CROSSING GUARD gives us the most honourable Jack Nicholson performance this decade..."Sight and Sound "...A portrayal of death, denial, pain and self-destruction that obviously comes from the heart..." -- 3 out of 4 stars USA Today "...Penn does a solid job....[Nicholson's] most convincing characterization in years." Entertainment Weekly "...Penn deserves admiration for both an interest in material and an approach that lie outside the safety zone of commercial certainty..."Variety21.93252

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"...A purely cinematic movie..." Sight and Sound "...[Costner's performance is] mythic but also foxy and life size..." -- Rating: B Entertainment Weekly "...[Ms. Penn] remains a pleasure to watch..." New York Times "...[Newman is] forceful as well as funny, he's a mainline of adrenaline..."USA Today "...Costner is completely in his element and gives a surprisingly successful performance..." Los Angeles Times21.93252

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"Robert De Niro gives his most natural, non-self-parodying performance in a decade as the Linson figure Ben, striking a fine balance of cosmopolitan bemusement, low-intensity terror, and almost-controlled, repeatedly displaced jealousy."Film Comment 3 stars out of 5 -- "Its universe is a cracked mirror of Hollywood....Robert De Niro is ideally suited to playing his harassed alter-ego Ben..."Total Film "[The film] has dryly obscene, laugh-out-loud lines, and its portrait of Hollywood as a giant anxiety attack is fused by De Niro, who musters a desperate, nagging warmth beneath his grumbly facade." -- Grade: BEntertainment Weekly "The performances are good (some scarily realistic), and the movie is enjoyable....W. is absorbing and amusing to ruminate over."USA Today "De Niro's effortless, engaging performance -- striding around trying to please everyone...ensures that Levinson's film is a more affectionate kick in Tinseltown's ribs."Sight and Sound "Willis is a hoot as a nightmare version of himself. There are funny scenes, nicely directed by Barry Levinson."Rolling Stone "If you're into the behind-the-scenes working of Hollywood, then you'll enjoy it; It's really keyed into the insecurity and tenuous nature of showbiz; De Niro is solid as usual..."Premiere "[De Niro] shines as a frazzled producer who two exes and a pair of celluloid nightmares....The message is: Everyone in Hollywood lies...mostly to themselves."Entertainment Weekly21.93252

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"Robert De Niro gives his most natural, non-self-parodying performance in a decade as the Linson figure Ben, striking a fine balance of cosmopolitan bemusement, low-intensity terror, and almost-controlled, repeatedly displaced jealousy."Film Comment 3 stars out of 5 -- "Its universe is a cracked mirror of Hollywood....Robert De Niro is ideally suited to playing his harassed alter-ego Ben..."Total Film "[The film] has dryly obscene, laugh-out-loud lines, and its portrait of Hollywood as a giant anxiety attack is fused by De Niro, who musters a desperate, nagging warmth beneath his grumbly facade." -- Grade: BEntertainment Weekly "The performances are good (some scarily realistic), and the movie is enjoyable....W. is absorbing and amusing to ruminate over."USA Today "De Niro's effortless, engaging performance -- striding around trying to please everyone...ensures that Levinson's film is a more affectionate kick in Tinseltown's ribs."Sight and Sound "Willis is a hoot as a nightmare version of himself. There are funny scenes, nicely directed by Barry Levinson."Rolling Stone "If you're into the behind-the-scenes working of Hollywood, then you'll enjoy it; It's really keyed into the insecurity and tenuous nature of showbiz; De Niro is solid as usual..."Premiere "[De Niro] shines as a frazzled producer who two exes and a pair of celluloid nightmares....The message is: Everyone in Hollywood lies...mostly to themselves."Entertainment Weekly21.93252

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"[T]he movie is handsomely shot, in muted tones that resemble history-book illustrations from the 1930's..."Movieline "[T]he resolution and strength of Wright's unimpeachable performance makes the whole story seem flesh-and-blood real..."Los Angeles Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "[A]n unusually literate and thoughtful historical film....The film depends on Wright and McAvoy for its human appeal."Chicago Sun-Times 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "A thriller that's riveting from start to finish....Redford has crafted a revealing look at a key chapter in our nation's history that you only thought you knew."Box Office 3 stars out of 4 -- "The film pivots on McAvoy's powerfully implosive perofrmance....His scenes with Wright, under Redford's nuanced guidance, give this film its timely resonance and its grieving heart."Rolling Stone21.93252

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"[T]he movie is handsomely shot, in muted tones that resemble history-book illustrations from the 1930's..."Movieline "[T]he resolution and strength of Wright's unimpeachable performance makes the whole story seem flesh-and-blood real..."Los Angeles Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "[A]n unusually literate and thoughtful historical film....The film depends on Wright and McAvoy for its human appeal."Chicago Sun-Times 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "A thriller that's riveting from start to finish....Redford has crafted a revealing look at a key chapter in our nation's history that you only thought you knew."Box Office 3 stars out of 4 -- "The film pivots on McAvoy's powerfully implosive perofrmance....His scenes with Wright, under Redford's nuanced guidance, give this film its timely resonance and its grieving heart."Rolling Stone21.93252

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"[T]he film embeds its erotic explorations in an atmosphere of luxury and leisure."New York Times21.93252

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3 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t's Binoche who startles with a raw portrayal bristling with anger and a festering sense of injustice."Total Film "Binoche seems to blossom under Minghella's direction, and she's luminous in this role..."Movieline's Hollywood Life "Ray Winstone is sharp as razor blades playing the investigative detective. Vera Farmiga...provides funny and lively off-color commentary..."Box Office "There are moments of lovely, painful intimacy between [the characters]..."New York Times 4 stars out of 5 -- "A pensive, beautifully executed drama about the emotional barriers people put up as others struggle to break through."Ultimate DVD0.2603969

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"FORREST GUMP is a movie heartbreaker of oddball wit and startling grace..."Rolling Stone "...There is magic in FORREST GUMP..."Los Angeles Times "...A strong sense of narrative coherence....Even more impressive is the use of special effects..."Sight and Sound "...An accomplished feat of cyber-cinema....Hanks's Forrest has an unerring sincerity and charm..."New York Times "...A story rich in big laughs and quiet truths..."Chicago Sun-Times "FORREST GUMP is beautifully paced, with a surprising amount of time dedicated to the characters just drinking in their surroundings..."A.V. Club0.2209541

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"FORREST GUMP is a movie heartbreaker of oddball wit and startling grace..."Rolling Stone "...There is magic in FORREST GUMP..."Los Angeles Times "...A strong sense of narrative coherence....Even more impressive is the use of special effects..."Sight and Sound "...An accomplished feat of cyber-cinema....Hanks's Forrest has an unerring sincerity and charm..."New York Times "...A story rich in big laughs and quiet truths..."Chicago Sun-Times "FORREST GUMP is beautifully paced, with a surprising amount of time dedicated to the characters just drinking in their surroundings..."A.V. Club0.2209541

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"FORREST GUMP is a movie heartbreaker of oddball wit and startling grace..."Rolling Stone "...An accomplished feat of cyber-cinema....Hanks's Forrest has an unerring sincerity and charm..."New York Times "...There is magic in FORREST GUMP..."Los Angeles Times "...A strong sense of narrative coherence....Even more impressive is the use of special effects..."Sight and Sound "...A story rich in big laughs and quiet truths..."Chicago Sun-Times "FORREST GUMP is beautifully paced, with a surprising amount of time dedicated to the characters just drinking in their surroundings..."A.V. Club0.2209541

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"FORREST GUMP is a movie heartbreaker of oddball wit and startling grace..."Rolling Stone "...There is magic in FORREST GUMP..."Los Angeles Times "...A strong sense of narrative coherence....Even more impressive is the use of special effects..."Sight and Sound "...An accomplished feat of cyber-cinema....Hanks's Forrest has an unerring sincerity and charm..."New York Times "...A story rich in big laughs and quiet truths..."Chicago Sun-Times "FORREST GUMP is beautifully paced, with a surprising amount of time dedicated to the characters just drinking in their surroundings..."A.V. Club0.2209541

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"FORREST GUMP is a movie heartbreaker of oddball wit and startling grace..."Rolling Stone "...There is magic in FORREST GUMP..."Los Angeles Times "...A strong sense of narrative coherence....Even more impressive is the use of special effects..."Sight and Sound "...An accomplished feat of cyber-cinema....Hanks's Forrest has an unerring sincerity and charm..."New York Times "...A story rich in big laughs and quiet truths..."Chicago Sun-Times "FORREST GUMP is beautifully paced, with a surprising amount of time dedicated to the characters just drinking in their surroundings..."A.V. Club0.2209541

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"FORREST GUMP is a movie heartbreaker of oddball wit and startling grace..."Rolling Stone "...There is magic in FORREST GUMP..."Los Angeles Times "...A strong sense of narrative coherence....Even more impressive is the use of special effects..."Sight and Sound "...An accomplished feat of cyber-cinema....Hanks's Forrest has an unerring sincerity and charm..."New York Times "...A story rich in big laughs and quiet truths..."Chicago Sun-Times "FORREST GUMP is beautifully paced, with a surprising amount of time dedicated to the characters just drinking in their surroundings..."A.V. Club0.2209541

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"FORREST GUMP is a movie heartbreaker of oddball wit and startling grace..."Rolling Stone "...There is magic in FORREST GUMP..."Los Angeles Times "...A strong sense of narrative coherence....Even more impressive is the use of special effects..."Sight and Sound "...An accomplished feat of cyber-cinema....Hanks's Forrest has an unerring sincerity and charm..."New York Times "...A story rich in big laughs and quiet truths..."Chicago Sun-Times "FORREST GUMP is beautifully paced, with a surprising amount of time dedicated to the characters just drinking in their surroundings..."A.V. Club0.2209541

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Take ALL THE PRESIDENTS MEN, add liberal doses of potboiler melodrama and existential journalist angst, and youve got the foundation for STATE OF PLAY...Movieline "[T]his efficient, admirably coherent thriller about reporters digging down to where politics and murder meet in Washington, D.C., has a wistful air about it..."Variety 3 stars out of 5 -- "STATE OF PLAY is a smart, ingenious thriller set in the halls of Congress and the city room of a newspaper not unlike the Washington Post."Chicago Sun-Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "[A] well-crafted political thriller....Several high-caliber performances give the film its vibrancy, under the capable direction of Kevin Macdonald. Crowe is excellent, and Helen Mirren is superb..."USA Today "STATE OF PLAY features handsome production and terrific performances....Mirren has some especially choice moments..."Washington Post "Macdonald and his cast shepherd STATE OF PLAY through a number of surprising twists and turns..." -- Grade: B-A.V. Club 3 stars out of 5 -- "[Crowe delivers] a performance of grizzled credibility as a newspaper journalist....STATE OF PLAY is, more than a topical alarm bell, an efficient, pulsating exercise in thriller mechanics."Box Office 4 stars out of 4 -- "This is a smart script...[with] a wealth of twists..."Premiere 3 stars out of 4 -- "It's juicy stuff, made juicier by the actors....STATE OF PLAY keeps the twists coming."Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] storming thriller....The fesity veteran/rookie relationship is made believable thanks to the actors' spot-on chemistry..."Total Film "Crowe is fantastic as a grizzled, old-school D.C. reporter....The story's twists and switchbacks keep coming." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly 4 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t's very successful, gripping from start to finish..."Uncut0.1841284

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Take ALL THE PRESIDENTS MEN, add liberal doses of potboiler melodrama and existential journalist angst, and youve got the foundation for STATE OF PLAY...Movieline "[T]his efficient, admirably coherent thriller about reporters digging down to where politics and murder meet in Washington, D.C., has a wistful air about it..."Variety 3 stars out of 5 -- "STATE OF PLAY is a smart, ingenious thriller set in the halls of Congress and the city room of a newspaper not unlike the Washington Post."Chicago Sun-Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "[A] well-crafted political thriller....Several high-caliber performances give the film its vibrancy, under the capable direction of Kevin Macdonald. Crowe is excellent, and Helen Mirren is superb..."USA Today "STATE OF PLAY features handsome production and terrific performances....Mirren has some especially choice moments..."Washington Post "Macdonald and his cast shepherd STATE OF PLAY through a number of surprising twists and turns..." -- Grade: B-A.V. Club 3 stars out of 5 -- "[Crowe delivers] a performance of grizzled credibility as a newspaper journalist....STATE OF PLAY is, more than a topical alarm bell, an efficient, pulsating exercise in thriller mechanics."Box Office 4 stars out of 4 -- "This is a smart script...[with] a wealth of twists..."Premiere 3 stars out of 4 -- "It's juicy stuff, made juicier by the actors....STATE OF PLAY keeps the twists coming."Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] storming thriller....The fesity veteran/rookie relationship is made believable thanks to the actors' spot-on chemistry..."Total Film "Crowe is fantastic as a grizzled, old-school D.C. reporter....The story's twists and switchbacks keep coming." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly 4 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t's very successful, gripping from start to finish..."Uncut0.1841284

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