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  • Built to Spill

    published December 6, 2006

    The actress Viola Davis has carved, handsome features and a tenacious stare that brooks no inattention. Though Davis' implacable integrity has for... More >>

  • Devils in Disguise

    published October 25, 2006

    Of all the hundreds of pedophile priests to be flushed out of the woodwork in recent Catholic Church history, Rev. Oliver O'Grady has to be one of... More >>

  • In the Playroom

    published October 18, 2006

    Little Children, a second excursion into middle-class unease by Todd Field after his intelligent but overrated In the Bedroom, opens... More >>

  • Absolute Power

    published October 4, 2006

    In The Last King of Scotland, an adequate thriller redeemed by Forest Whitaker's sensational turn as Idi Amin, freshly qualified Scottish... More >>

  • Madly Ever After

    published September 13, 2006

    Despite its title, Confetti, a chaotic mockumentary in the finest tradition of English vulgarity, has nothing whatever to say about... More >>

  • Guarded State

    published September 13, 2006

    Those twentysomethings, poor dears, can never catch a break in the movies. First this maligned generation is told, in countless gritty indies and... More >>

  • Miles From Home

    published September 6, 2006

    Front-loaded with family discord, terminal cancer, prodigal jailbait, a cute kiddie looking for love, and other accessories of the ready-to-wear... More >>

  • There Goes the Neighborhood

    published August 9, 2006

    A winning tale of sex, real estate, and more or less immaculate conception, Quinceañera, as you might expect from a white-made drama... More >>

  • To Hell and Back

    published June 21, 2006

    Just in time for its U.S. release, Michael Winterbottom and Mat Whitecross' fierce docudrama The Road to Guantanamo received a giant shot... More >>

  • Hope Floats

    published June 14, 2006

    Remember what a fun couple Sandra Bullock and Keanu Reeves were in Speed? Well, forget that. In The Lake House, Warner Bros.' slow... More >>

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