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Reel to Reel | Week of Oct. 8, 2009

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‘Love Happens’ an unoriginal romantic comedy

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An unoriginal romantic comedy...

‘Bright Star’ pretty, but lacking substance

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Certain images in Jane Campion's Bright Star are beautiful, as opposed to merely attractive, and only a major talent could've produced them. My favorite is a sundrenched shot of Abbie Cornish's Fanny Brawne, her head and heart newly opened to the intoxication of love...

More suspense from ‘Whiteout,’ please

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Here's a really cool idea for a film: you're a U.S. Marshal working at a United States research facility in Antarctica, helping keep the peace. Like a campus cop, your primary job is dealing with drunks and minor thefts, but you're hoping that a major crime will ...

Unfashionable life at a fashion magazine in ‘September Issue’

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Two years ago may as well be 200 in this economy, a fact that gives the easygoing, entertaining court documentary The September Issue a certain poignancy. It's about the run-up to a late-boom-era capitalistic war, a triumph of advertising and frippery over rational ...