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    Tony Manero

    Chile's official entry into Oscar consideration for best foreign-language film is this idiosyncratic black comedy, seamlessly combining a tense crime story, quirky character study, and high-stakes political drama into a compelling whole that brims with originality.

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    Choke

    The overall tapestry ofChokedevolves into a lackluster game played by a character held at arm's length from the audience.

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    Hancock

    With a cast this good, it's a shame the script wasn't better or at least a little more plausible

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    Max Payne

    There are several adages actors should follow when considering a film role: Never work with children, cute barnyard animals, or do movie adaptations of video games.

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    Wanted

    Extreme, violent, and bursting at the seams, this is hard-core entertainment given new life by its talented director and rock-solid cast.

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    Fanboys

    The film takes place in 1998, zeroing in on a very specific moment in pop culture:Star Wars: Episode I -- The Phantom Menacehas yet to be released.

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    Grace

    WhileGracecan be very talky, Redgrave, who is on stage for virtually the whole play, delivers a knockout performance.

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    A Better Life

    Carlos dreams of a better future for himself and his teenage son, Luis, who is finding himself pulled increasingly closer into gang activity as he distances himself from his father.

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    Adam Resurrected

    Every awards season, there are inevitably a handful of World War II related films vying for attention. These films are always tough and tiring to watch, yet they remain catnip for Academy voters.

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    Jolene

    Long delayed by distribution conflicts, director Dan Ireland's ("Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont") engaging and well-acted road drama "Jolene" finally hits the screen. And for fans of indie cinema, it was well worth the wait.