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  • 'May in the Summer' an engaging look at a wedding quandary

    'May in the Summer' an engaging look at a wedding quandary
    A diverting slice of romantic confusion and family pressures set in Amman, Jordan, writer-director-star Cherien Dabis' "May in the Summer" tells of a New York-based Palestinian American author (Dabis), whose trip to her childhood home to plan a wedding...
  • 'Kundo: Age of the Rampant' follows band fighting for the weak

    'Kundo: Age of the Rampant' follows band fighting for the weak
    Part political treatise, part spaghetti western, with kicky audio-visual touches that evoke a Sergio Leone-Quentin Tarantino mashup, "Kundo: Age of the Rampant" is an often entertaining if overlong look at the last days of Korea's Joseon Dynasty. Set in...
  • Review: 'Why Football Matters' by Mark Edmundson

    Review: 'Why Football Matters' by Mark Edmundson
    Mark Edmundson's new memoir about his days playing high school football, "Why Football Matters: My Education in the Game," arrives at a time when the sport's role in American society has become one of serious contradictions. On the one hand, football...
  • 'The Notebook' is a chilling but reductive World War II tale

    Based on the international bestseller by Agota Kristof, "The Notebook" represented Hungary in the Academy Awards' foreign-language film competition but failed to garner a nomination. Director János Szász opens the film in 1944 amid World War II. As...
  • Richard Griffiths' World War I Drama 'Private Peaceful' Gets U.S. Distribution

    BBC Worldwide North America has acquired all rights in the U.S. and Canada to "Private Peaceful," featuring the final performance by the late Richard Griffiths. The World War I drama, based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo, is directed by Pat O'Connor ("...
  • 'The Congress' envisions a future dystopian virtual reality

    'The Congress' envisions a future dystopian virtual reality
    In "The Congress," an ambitiously trippy and compulsively watchable dystopian saga from Israeli writer-director Ari Folman ("Waltz With Bashir") adapting a novel by Polish sci-fi author Stanislaw Lem, Robin Wright gamely and effectively plays a version of...
  • Everything's opposite in 'Road to Ninja's' alternate reality

     Everything's opposite in 'Road to Ninja's' alternate reality
    "Naruto," the story of ninja-in-training and self-proclaimed knucklehead Naruto Uzumaki, is one of the most popular manga and anime franchises of the last decade, with tens of millions of books sold, more than 400 TV episodes and eight theatrical...
  • Review: 'Bound by Flesh' ★★★★

    Review: 'Bound by Flesh' ★★★&#9733
    The sad and now mostly forgotten story of Daisy and Violet Hilton, twin sisters conjoined at birth and forced to live as "cash cows" for a series of people eager to exploit them, is brought to fascinating and, indeed, tragic life by director Leslie...
  • TV Review: Seth Meyers' Emmy Awards Opening Hits Right Note

    No dance number, no taped montage, no problem. Seth Meyers went for a minimalist approach in opening the 66th annual Emmy Awards, which is to say, a straight monologue, filled with jokes designed for people in the room and those who love TV. In that...
  • Film Review: 'Exit'

    The description of noted d.p. Chienn Hsiang's feature helming debut, "Exit," suggests a Tsai Ming-liang knockoff: In a hot, isolating Taiwan, a lonely woman (played by Tsai's muse Chen Shiang-chyi) comforts a guy in a hospital by wiping his body. But...
  • REVIEW: 'Methtacular!' at Theater Wit ★★★

     REVIEW: 'Methtacular!' at Theater Wit ★★★
    Be it a story of sex, booze, cocaine or, in the case of the actor Steven Strafford, crystal methamphetamine, aka the most dangerous drug in the world, the challenge with any personal narrative of addiction is maintaining sympathy for the addict. Hear...