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Film, "Stars in Shorts": Judi Dench Shines, Neil LaBute Stinks

"Stars in Shorts": Judi Dench Shines, Neil LaBute Stinks

Unlike most anthology films, Stars in Shorts is composed of preexisting short films that weren't originally intended to be viewed together. As a result, there's no consistent theme to the seven segments other than "starring famous people," hence the wink-wink…
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Film, The Price Is Wrong

The Price Is Wrong

Freedomland manages a seemingly impossible feat: It's both turgid and overwrought, eliciting the shriek that fades into a yawn without anyone ever noticing. It's a wholly dreary piece of work, yet another dismal entry on the résumé of director Joe…
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Film, Skip It

Skip It

As the year stumbles toward its conclusion and critics begin penning their best-and-worst compendiums, here's a holiday contender fit for the all-time Naughty List. Based on the John Grisham novel Skipping Christmas -- which, face it, is less a novel…
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