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Top 10 Films of 2010 And Other Somewhat Relevant Thoughts

By at January 2, 2011 | 10:52 pm | 4 Comments

Top 10 Films of 2010 And Other Somewhat Relevant Thoughts

Why make an annual Top Ten list of movies? Because everybody's doing it? Nah. Habit? Well, sure. But we reviewers should create Top Ten lists for the same reason we write reviews: to give movie fans (you) one particular insight, for those who seek it. You rely on critics to be clear, truthful and entertaining; we have to live up to our end of the unspoken bargain. A Top more...

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Film Review: CAIRO TIME

By at November 9, 2010 | 1:07 pm | 1 Comments

Film Review: CAIRO TIME

4.5 / 5 stars The right use of an exotic location can create magic onscreen, especially when a filmmaker really knows how to take advantage of the surroundings. Writer-director Ruba Nadda has that kind of beautiful command of her Egyptian elements in Cairo Time, but she also has something else: Patricia Clarkson, the veteran actress who embodies her Middle Eastern more...

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