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By Genevieve Valentine

"The Trip to Italy" well worth the journey

Amid debates, dueling impressions and cutting barbs, the rapport between Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon manages to be equally hilarious and bleak.

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Posted Aug. 27, 2014 | Comments: 0

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By Genevieve Valentine

A dour "Jamie Marks is Dead" deserves to find its audience

The Sundance vet, adapted from Christopher Barzak’s novel, wisely avoids a teen-whodunit in favor of a gritty, mood piece.

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Posted Aug. 27, 2014 | Comments: 0

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By Genevieve Valentine

Identity, fame go through the ringer in "Frank"

Joyfully stomping down the line between comedy and tragedy, the pitch-black "Frank" benefits from a nimble cast.

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Posted Aug. 20, 2014 | Comments: 0

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By Genevieve Valentine

Despite promise, "Life After Beth" can't decide its course

Is it a zombie drama on a small scale, framed by grief? Is it a satire of end-of-relationship dramas? The answer gets lost in the middle.

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Posted Aug. 20, 2014 | Comments: 0

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