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    Film, Rug Rat

    Rug Rat

    So wait. It's a movie about the longest criminal trial in U.S. history, it's directed by the legendary Sidney Lumet, and it stars ... Vin Diesel in a wig? In a role originally intended for Joe Pesci? Can Lumet be…
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    Home Entertainment, DVDish The Great Cash-In

    The Great Cash-In

    Walk the Line (Fox) No matter what a junkie does with his spare time -- say, redefine country music, or forge one of history's most enduring personas -- movies about junkies are a drag to watch. So it's too bad…
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    Film, Lumet Lite

    Lumet Lite

    Any moviemaker who ventures into the sewers of New York City corruption will find Sidney Lumet's wet footprints. In classics like The Pawnbroker, Serpico, and Q&A, this streetwise film master has explored, among other things, individual morality in the face…
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    Reel World

    Power Sidney Lumet reinvented urban drama in the mid-'70s with the tough, entertaining pictures Serpico, Dog Day Afternoon and Network. Since then he's cranked out a whole lot of unmemorable "product," but studios and movie stars still adore him. Here's…
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  • clipping at Brava Theater Sept. 11
    Sub Pop recording artists 'clipping.' brought their brand of noise-driven experimental hip hop to the closing night of 2016's San Francisco Electronic Music Fest this past Sunday. The packed Brava Theater hosted an initially seated crowd that ended the night jumping and dancing against the front of the stage. The trio performed a set focused on their recently released Sci-Fi Horror concept album, 'Splendor & Misery', then delved into their dancier and more aggressive back catalogue, and recent single 'Wriggle'. Opening performances included local experimental electronic duo 'Tujurikkuja' and computer music artist 'Madalyn Merkey.'"

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