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Review: The Fourth Kind

Creepy, but clumsy
If the “actual footage” used in this film is real, then there’s something going on up in Alaska even more frightening than the rise of Sarah Palin.
By: DAVID WILDMAN  |  November 04, 2009

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Review: The Answer Man

Could have been awful, but Daniels sells it well
Arlen Faber (Jeff Daniels) is an author who claims to have talked to the Big Guy in the Sky, and he's written a bestselling book about the experience.
By: DAVID WILDMAN  |  September 14, 2009

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Review: The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 (2009)

Going a bit overboard
This meticulously detailed update of the 1974 cult-favorite heist drama retains some of that film's taut pacing and dry humor, and it even boasts some decent performances.
By: DAVID WILDMAN  |  June 10, 2009

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Review: Next Day Air

It's all fun and games until everyone's shoving guns in each other's faces. And then it isn't much fun at all.
Wood Harris, so supremely menacing as Avon Barksdale in The Wire , plays Guch, a hood so boneheaded, he robs a bank but forget to take the money.
By: DAVID WILDMAN  |  May 06, 2009

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Review: Fighting

He’s a muscle-bound clod and she’s a vapid cliché
Call this a guide to recognizing your sophomore slump. Dito Montiel won the Directing Award at Sundance with his autobiographical 2006 debut, A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints , but that film had Robert Downey Jr. and Chazz Palminteri.
By: DAVID WILDMAN  |  April 28, 2009
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