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Little Big Man: 'Notorious'new

Biggie Smalls' large life is reduced to a by-the-numbers biopic in Notorious.
Metroland  |  John Brodeur and Laura Leon  |  02-03-2009  |  Reviews

'Defiance': Into the Woodsnew

Somewhere, lost under the posturing and pat plot points, something in Defiance probably reflects what actually happened. But not even the combined intensity of Daniel Craig and Liev Schreiber can transform Defiance into a film that might do justice to the incredible story it hopes to tell.
Eugene Weekly  |  Molly Templeton  |  01-22-2009  |  Reviews

'Defiance': Anne Frank, Get Your Gunnew

The wartime drama Defiance seeks to put an asterisk beside the conventional wisdom of World War II history.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Curt Holman  |  01-21-2009  |  Reviews

'Defiance': War and Sex in the Forestnew

If you like dead Nazis and decent action sequences, you'll like Defiance.
Tucson Weekly  |  James DiGiovanna  |  01-15-2009  |  Reviews

'Defiance': Tough Jewsnew

Edward Zwick's Holocaust film lacks subtlety -- and that's exactly why it's likely to be a crowd-pleaser.
San Diego CityBeat  |  Anders Wright  |  01-14-2009  |  Reviews

Movie Buzz: Low-Concept Fare Takes Over Movie Houses

Critically lauded movies are being run out of movie houses by low-concept fare like Paul Blart: Mall Cop and My Bloody Valentine 3-D.
Metro Spirit  |  Mariah Gardner  |  01-12-2009  |  Movies

Why So Serious?: A Holiday Movie Previewnew

This year tragedy for tragedy's sake is on the front burner. It's nothing new, releasing dead-serious pictures at the dead of Christmas.
Chicago Newcity  |  Ray Pride  |  12-17-2008  |  Movies

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