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By Genevieve Valentine

Fincher's "Gone Girl" a pitch-black satire of modern marriage

Deliberately structured to be less a whodunit than a who-are-they, this magnetic thriller is one of the most unsettling films of 2014.

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Posted Oct. 1, 2014 | Comments: 0

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By Genevieve Valentine

The real star of "Tracks?" Australia's majestic outback

Mia Wasikowska's performance makes the most of her character’s reserve, turning her lonely moments into a silent-film performance of careful depth.

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Posted Oct. 1, 2014 | Comments: 0

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By Genevieve Valentine

Comic kin Wiig and Hader electrify in "The Skeleton Twins"

This movie works best when writer Mark Heyman and writer/director Craig Johnson give them the space they so easily occupy.

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Posted Sep. 24, 2014 | Comments: 0

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By Genevieve Valentine

Kline, Smith—and Paris itself—sparkle in "My Old Lady"

Kristin Scott Thomas has what seems at first to be a thankless part in this distinctly grown-up film, but she delivers perhaps its most quietly affecting work.

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Posted Sep. 17, 2014 | Comments: 0

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