Portraying presidents on screen is always tricky. Crass imitation makes the thing look like a comedy skit, but completely ignoring the mannerisms and voice that people know doesn't work either. There have been some laughingly inept acting jobs when it comes to the 44 people who have been the countr ... More >>
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De Niro takes a loooong, sloooow look at the history of the CIA
The fourth Harry Potter rushes through its paces
Layer Cake is a hearty, confounding slice of the British underworld
Annette Bening brings down the house as an aging star unwilling to fade
Sky Captain zooms back to a tomorrow that never was
The Prisoner of Azkaban takes a Sirius-ly dark turn
The beautifully done Open Range still has to graze on the western's leftovers
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Mann elevates The Insider to Oscar-level suspense
Lughnasa stumbles in the leap from play to motion picture
The Wings of the Dove is marvelously complex
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