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    Martin Starr Is Grand in American-Iraqi Rom-Com Amira & Sam.
    Implausible? Sure, but it'll leave you misty-eyed.
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    Black or White Wants You to Root for a Young Black Man to Be a Stereotype
    Kevin Costner's fine, but the script makes its black characters cartoons.
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    Ava DuVernay’s Urgent Selma Speaks to the Now
    The right movie for the moment.
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    A Strong Star Can’t Keep Sub Flick Black Sea From Sinking
    A script that keeps its stars from coming up for air.
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    If You've Ever Loved a Terrible Person, Mr. Turner Is a Movie for You
    Timothy Spall unearths the man beneath Mr. Turner’s gruffness.
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    Blackhat Is Another Exercise in Style but Not Much Else
    This elaborate, purposeful movie never quite connects.
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    Jennifer Aniston Grieves, but Cake's Script Lets Her Down
    Aniston can act, but this script gives her nothing to do.
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    Jennifer Lopez's The Boy Next Door Is as Nuts as You Hope It Is
    A movie built for dumb, sexed-up pleasure.
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    Boy Meets Girl Meets Pistol in Overfamiliar Son of a Gun
    The film's trajectory is as predictable as a bullet's.
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    A Year to Forget
    A Most Violent Year never quite summons rough old New York.
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    Time-Travel Puzzle Predestination Should Try Again From the Start
    The Spierig Brothers have the frame of something wonderful, if only they had kept it simple.
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    Paddington Gives CGI Kid Movies a Good Name
    Here's a kids' movie mostly stripped of manufactured, go-nowhere plot crises.
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    American Sniper Is a Rah Rah Rah War-on-Terror Fantasy
    Eastwood crosses his fingers and hopes the film says enough.
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