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Shining City

A conventional ghost story would've been far less unsettling. Over the course of a few loosely plotted scenes, Shining City offers frightening insight into people haunted, both literally and figuratively, by varying combinations of ghosts, guilt, loneliness, and dread. The…
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Like You Saw A Ghost

Conor McPherson's ghost story Shining City got good reviews in the New York Times two years ago (it featured Oliver Platt and Martha Plimpton); Ben Brantley called it "quiet, haunting and absolutely glorious." It's an emotional story involving a therapist,…
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I Went Down Paddy Breathnach's gangster comedy is Ireland's answer to Pulp Fiction, only with less gore, more heart, and bigger laughs. Young Git Hynes (Peter McDonald) "went down" to jail for a crime he didn't commit, and lost his…
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