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Calendar, Night&Day Clowns from Afar

Clowns from Afar

The wave of mime-hate that swept the nation in the early 2000s has subsided, but mimes and clowns still get a bad rap sometimes. Nobody seems to realize that every actor, no matter how sexy, relies on physical theater techniques…
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Love in the Time of Cholera

This is easily the worst adaptation of a major novel by a Nobel Prize–winning author. Easily. Director Mike Newell (Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire) and writer Ronald Harwood have rendered Gabriel García Márquez' novel little more than a…
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Film, Gracias a la Muerte

Gracias a la Muerte

The Sea Inside, the new right-to-die drama from Spanish director Alejandro Amenábar (The Others), is a flawed film worth seeing. Based on Letters From Hell, a book by quadriplegic Ramón Sampedro about his 30-year quest to kill himself, the movie…
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Film, <i>Sol</i> Brothers

Sol Brothers

Those who remember Javier Bardem as the heartthrob poet from Before Night Falls or the distinguished detective in The Dancer Upstairs may be shocked to find that in his latest film to reach these shores, Mondays in the Sun, the…
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