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`Museum Hours': Using old paintings to find new meanings

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`The Family': Witness Protection problems in France

The family that slays together stays together -- none more so than the Blakes.

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`I'm So Excited!': Fasten your seatbelt for Almodóvar's raunchy flight of fancy

The experienced all-male crew of Peninsula Airlines flight 2549 reached a comfortable cruising altitude long before takeoff. They're not about to neglect their professional duties (or compelling sexual concerns) now, simply due to an impending catastrophic landing-gear failure.

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'Hannah Arendt': Holocaust, Eichmann and the controversial `banality of evil'

How do you make a film about a great thinker? Thinking is not the most kinetic or photogenic activity. Hannah Arendt does a lot of it in the film that bears her name.

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'The Lone Ranger': Is the Masked Man really Kemosabe---or Tonto?

Who is that masked man -- fighting for truth, justice and the American way?

It's Tonto, and he's fighting more for the Native American way than for his unfaithful white companion in Gore Verbinski's marathon version of "The Lone Ranger."

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'Reluctant Fundamentalist' flips the usual suspects---and sympathies

"Where do you see yourself in 25 years?" the brilliant young Pakistani financial analyst is asked, while flipping burgers at an office picnic in New York.

"Let's see ... 25 years ...," he muses. "I'm gonna be the dictator of an Islamic republic with nuclear capabilities."

He's kidding, of course.

Or is he?

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