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REVIEW: DISTRICT 9: An excellent action film that really highlights South Africa’s talent, but a few glaring flaws prevent it from achieving true greatness.
REVIEW: MILK:: Sean Penn recreates himself in this loving, well-directed tribute to the first openly gay man elected to public office in the US.
4 MONTHS, 3 WEEKS, 2 DAYS: While occasionally frustrating and difficult to watch, this Romanian award-winner proves to be a brilliant character study.
REVIEW: WATCHMEN: Whether or not you’ve read the graphic novel, it’s likely you'll be disappointed with Zack Snyder’s new superhero epic, which would have worked better as a mini-series.
REVIEW: THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON: This Oscar-winning film is engrossing, but the emotional effect is dampened by sheer length and a few weak plot points.
REVIEW: DOUBT: While occasionally a little stagey, which isn't surprising considering its origins, Doubt – starring Meryl Streep – proves to be a worthy participant in the Oscar race.
REVIEW: FROST/NIXON: Oscar buzz has surrounded director Ron Howard's latest docu-drama and its lead actors, but can it compete with the other films in the Best Picture category?
REVIEW: AUSTRALIA: Hugh Jackman and Nicole Kidman star in Baz Luhrmann's aesthetically pleasing, but not entirely satisfying epic.
REVIEW: TWILIGHT: If you truly want to enjoy this over-hyped and overlong teen vampire melodrama, feast your eyes on the pretty cast and ignore the awful dialogue.
REVIEW: PINEAPPLE EXPRESS: The sexy James Franco and Seth Rogen team up in this occasionally hilarious 'action bromance' about two stoners on the run.