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Review: Another Year

Mike Leigh's new film bristles with anxiety and loneliness.
It joins a list of English films that do not make me want to visit England. Maybe because it's too much like here.
By: A.S. HAMRAH  |  February 24, 2011

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Review: You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger

Woody or won't he? Allen's films get darker and stranger
Can films be mellow and bitter at the same time?
By: A.S. HAMRAH  |  September 28, 2010

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Review: Brüno

Sacha Baron Cohen's Brüno restores bad taste to its rightful place
Candide camera
By: A.S. HAMRAH  |  July 08, 2009

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Review: Watchmen

As a reimagining of the past, Watchmen is at times jaw-dropping.
When Watchmen concentrates on violence, it comes alive. When it meanders into metaphysics, which it does frequently and at length, it loses its way.
By: A.S. HAMRAH  |  March 06, 2009

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All's well that is Welles

Some of the best of the last at the HFA
Some of the best of the last Orson Welles flicks at the HFA
By: A.S. HAMRAH  |  November 24, 2008

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They always beat Gypsies

Joseph Losey at the HFA
From the beginning of his career in movies, Joseph Losey was persecuted — chased out of town.
By: A.S. HAMRAH  |  July 08, 2008



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Faithless Rendition

A soapy plot tortures the truth
It’s ironic, and probably auspicious for its box office, that Rendition comes out a week after the Supreme Court refused to hear the case of Khaled el-Masri.
By: A.S. HAMRAH  |  October 16, 2007
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