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Film, "Won't Back Down": That'll Show Those Teachers' Unions

"Won't Back Down": That'll Show Those Teachers' Unions

The fat, lazy public school teacher who can't be bothered to stop diddling with her phone or shopping for shoes online while her second-grade class erupts into mayhem in the opening scene of Won't Back Down isn't the most despicable…
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Film, "Hysteria": A Tedious Slog Through the Vibrator's History

"Hysteria": A Tedious Slog Through the Vibrator's History

The origin story of a beloved bedroom gadget, Hysteria, set in London in the 1880s, proceeds as a tedious, clumsy diddle, constantly reminding viewers how much progress has been made since the Victorian era. "You may be unaware, but there…
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Home Entertainment, DVDish Classic Coke

Classic Coke

Cocaine Cowboys (Magnolia) Slam! Bang! Pow! Snort! This tawdry and giddy documentary tells the story of Miami's transformation from a place where old people go to die to a place with so much drug money that the Mercedes dealers were…
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Film, The Break-Ups

The Break-Ups

By the time Trust the Man opens this weekend, it will have been nearly a year since it debuted at the Toronto International Film Festival, where it was picked up for distribution by Fox Searchlight. Forget that it's a year…
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Culture, Stage Stripped Bare

Stripped Bare

Closer is a new bed-hopping play from London. It centers on a stripper with a mysterious scar, and from posters and ads you might get the idea there's nudity -- live nude girls! right there onstage! -- which is something,…
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