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By Genevieve Valentine

The rousing, balanced "Pride" bucks expectations

Its sprawling cast is effortlessly cohesive, deftly managing to sketch full characters in a script that moves remarkably quickly.

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Posted Oct. 8, 2014 | Comments: 0

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By Genevieve Valentine

"Nas: Time is Illmatic" examines more than a seminal LP

The documentary is a timely portrait of the MC's youth in a community struggling under the social gulf that has left America fractured along racial lines.

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Posted Oct. 8, 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

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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