Hot off his recent Academy Award nomination, Johnny Depp’s follow up to last year’s Once Upon a Time in Mexico and Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl is none other than Finding Neverland. Originally slated for a release last Christmas, the then titled J.M. Barrie’s Neverland was shelved to avoid going head to head with the latest adaptation of J.M. Barrie’s greatest work, Peter Pan...

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In 1995 a mob of ticketless Pearl Jam fans ripped down the fencing around the Sidney Myer Music Bowl in Melbourne, zig-zagging around police on horseback and down into the crowd. This wasn't your traditional rag-tag bunch of sweaty dudes running in diagonals hoping they'd make it past security - thousands of people streamed into the venue. Such was the kind of frenzy Pearl Jam did inspire in their hey day. I was one of them...

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With its kinetic style, visceral approach, compelling storyline, and powerful social message, Fight Club makes a commanding case to be considered the '90s version of A Clockwork Orange...

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This is the true story of Frida Kahlo and her husband Diego Rivera, the larger-than-life painters who became the most acclaimed artists in Mexican history, and whose tempestuous love affair, landmark journeys to America and outrageous personalities made them legendary...

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In this successful psychological thriller, a reluctant agent of the Irish Republican Army discovers that some people just aren't who you expect them to be. Fergus (Stephen Rea) is an IRA "volunteer" who, despite personal misgivings, takes part in the kidnapping of a black British soldier, Jody (Forest Whitaker), stationed in Northern Ireland. The IRA hopes to use Jody as a bargaining chip to win the release of IRA operatives behind bars, but, while guarding Jody, Fergus becomes fast friends with his prisoner...

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Fried Green Tomatoes is a thoroughly enjoyable movie-going experience, replete with laughter, tears, triumph, and tragedy...

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Apt Pupil has the capability to disturb. In some instances, such as with Schindler's List and Happiness, saying this about a movie is the highest possible compliment. In this case, however, it is not well-meant. Apt Pupil offends because of the exploitative manner in which it addresses Holocaust- related themes...

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Agnieszka Holland's "Europa, Europa" brings freshness, immediacy and outrage to the growing body of films about the Holocaust. An incredible story in the way that only true stories can be, it is based on the memoirs of Solomon Perel who survived the war through a chain of extraordinary events.

The first moments of "Europa, Europa" recount Solly's circumcision, a physically brutal act in itself, yet nothing compared to the events he will experience later in his life...

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Director Alan Parker tackles this adapation of William Wharton's novel, which retains much of the source material's texture and complexity. Matthew Modine is Birdy, who comes back from Vietnam mentally shattered and deludes himself into thinking that he is a bird, an animal that has obsessed him since childhood...

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Woody Allen. The name alone is enough to induce awe and admiration in anyone who has even the slightest interest in movies. The man has been going at it for some 61 years now, and has a pretty decent track record. Bar the occasional dud, you can be pretty sure you're in for a good time, whenever you watch one of his movies.

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