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Film, "Broken City": A Miserable Film Full of Miserable People

"Broken City": A Miserable Film Full of Miserable People

Prodigious early success has hung like a sword of Damocles over the careers of twin-brother filmmakers Allen and Albert Hughes, who burst onto the scene like a roman candle with their brilliant 1990 debut, Menace II Society, then spent the…
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Film, Kicking ass for Jesus: <i>The Book of Eli</i> is a little warped

Kicking ass for Jesus: The Book of Eli is a little warped

Directors Allen and Albert Hughes were raised by an Armenian mother and African-American father. With such a background, it would be difficult not to have feelings about the church. Their fourth film, The Book of Eli, centers on the Christianity that was at the margins of their previous films — hypocritically misused by Bokeem…
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