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Jeffrey Wells

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HBO's Recount Rave

(3) Comments | Posted May 1, 2008 | 2:40 PM

Last night I finally saw Recount (HBO, debuting 5.25), and I feel no hesitancy whatsoever in calling it totally crackerjack -- a throughly engaging, first-rate political drama that gets you off. It's also fair to use the word "brilliant" as it's no small feat to make a gripping film...

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Lawrence of Latin America

(2) Comments | Posted April 29, 2008 | 8:14 PM

If you love epic-styled movies you've certainly seen and loved Lawrence of Arabia, which also means you've been influenced by the great win-lose Lawrence theme. The first half of David Lean's Oscar-winning 1962 film is mostly about climbing the mountain -- the dream, the struggle and the rush of an...

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Del Mar Nation

(10) Comments | Posted January 15, 2006 | 5:18 PM

Brokeback Mountain is starting to spread out (it went into 69 theatres on Friday), and that means that sooner or later those gay cowboy jokes on "Late Night with David Letterman" and in Aaron McGruder's "Boondocks" comic strip will be coming to an end.

The more people see Brokeback, the...

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