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Film, "Finding Nemo 3-D": Pixar's Grand Fish Tale Needs No Enhancement

"Finding Nemo 3-D": Pixar's Grand Fish Tale Needs No Enhancement

A re-release whose cash-grab intentions are as transparent as the crystal-clear Sydney ocean, Finding Nemo 3-D exists only to relieve parents of money for a movie they undoubtedly already own. Disney's double-dip of Andrew Stanton's beloved 2003 adventure features absolutely…
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Arthouse Movie Listings for February 23-March 1, 2011

To submit a listing (at least 10 days before screening date), e-mail Artists' Television Access. "Fog Tropes": Film work alongside live experimental sound pieces. Thu., Feb. 24, 8 p.m. $6-$10. Pool Party: The story of New York City's largest…
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Film, Rep Showtimes

Arthouse movie listings for February 16-22, 2011

To submit a listing, e-mail Artists' Television Access. END: CIV: A film promoting the idea that industrial civilization is incompatible with life. Sat., Feb. 19, 1:30 p.m. $10. "Xperimental Eros": Other Cinema: Mike Kuchar, Kerry Laitala, PornOrchestra, more. Sat.,…
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Film, Parent Trap

Parent Trap

Thirtyish guy — bit of a shlub, but married, with a newborn baby — comes back from California to visit his aging parents in New York and, overtaken by a mysterious lethargy, moves into his tiny childhood room. Momma's Man,…
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Film, Who's Laughing?

Who's Laughing?

Albert Brooks, the once-funny comic-turned-filmmaker, plays a once-funny comic-turned-filmmaker named Albert Brooks in Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World, which he also wrote and directed. It's the second time Brooks has played himself, more or less; the first was…
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Film, A Quality Year

A Quality Year

In Albert Brooks' summer comedy The Muse, a ravishing daughter of Zeus -- in the person of Sharon Stone -- gives a burned-out Hollywood screenwriter a fresh jolt of inspiration. For a price. Brooks' desperate scribbler must first lavish Tiffany…
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Film, Calling Mount Olympus

Calling Mount Olympus

What is it they say -- that even a flea can reach Mount Olympus riding in Pegasus' mane? Well, in the case of the new Albert Brooks comedy The Muse, Brooks is the flea and Pegasus is his delectable co-star,…
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Oedipus Wrecks

Mother Directed by Albert Brooks. Written by Brooks and Monica Johnson. Starring Albert Brooks, Debbie Reynolds, and Rob Morrow. Opens Friday, Jan. 10, at the Regency in S.F., the Jack London Cinemas in Oakland, and the Shattuck in Berkeley. In…
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