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    Princess Kaiulani

    This absolutely fascinating true story is a rich, romantic, and captivating movie experience, centered by a wonderful lead performance from Q'orianka Kilcher in the title role.

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    The Audition

    Despite its low-key, earnest tone, Susan Froemke's documentary "The Audition" is a fascinating look inside the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions.

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    Agatha Christie's Poirot

    He gives not just one great performance but dozens, beginning in 1989 and continuing even now. David Suchet portrays—nay, is—Hercule Poirot.

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    Valhalla Rising

    In the mood for a pagan-Christian, slower-than-molasses Viking movie inspired by spaghetti Westerns and samurai-swordplay epics? Have we got the flick for you!

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    Teen Girl’s Terrible Life, Terribly Told in ‘Yelling to the Sky’

    A teen girl’s grim coming-of-age drama falls apart due to shoddy storytelling and misguided direction.

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    Soul Surfer

    Although it is basically at heart a Christian movie, "Soul Surfer" has loftier ambitions and should have appeal beyond that niche moviegoing audience.

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    Life and Death in 'Life of Pi'

    A fantasy film balancing gorgeous visuals with a dark-edged fable about the mysteries of life, death and God, “Pi” is a showcase for Suraj Sharma’s remarkable film debut.

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    ‘6 Souls’ Is Creepy Fun Until Exposition Overwhelms the Scares

    This horror film starring Julianne Moore and Jonathan Rhys Meyers starts off smart and scary before deteriorating into just another slice of schlock.

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    Review: 'The Tempest'

    Academy Award-winner Christopher Plummer shines in Des McAnuff's production of "The Tempest" at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival.

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    Robert Carlyle Saves 'California Solo'

    Robert Carlyle’s hard-drinking former rocker turned farm worker is an entertaining presence, but the movie containing him spends too much time spinning its wheels.