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  • 4 years ago

    Spectacularly photographed and journalistically lame, Jane’s Journey blows a 105-minute kiss to Dr. Jane Goodall, the seventysomething primatologist-turned-conservationist oft-mistaken for the late gorilla expert Dian Fossey. Traveling 300-od...

  • In Canadian director Larysa Kondracki's The Whistleblower, shot in Romania, British babe Rachel Weisz plays a poor Nebraska cop who takes a U.N. job in postwar Bosnia to investigate the sex trafficking of young women, including two...

  • 4 years ago

    In Canadian director Larysa Kondracki's The Whistleblower, shot in Romania, British babe Rachel Weisz plays a poor Nebraska cop who takes a U.N. job in postwar Bosnia to investigate the sex trafficking of young women, including two Ukrainians, and...

  • 4 years ago

    Dutifully hipster-hyped at Sundance and South by Southwest, writer-director-actor Evan Glodell's testosterone-fueled fever-dream indie Bellflower impresses less for its screeching take on extended adolescent fury than for its own macho, wacko, ped...

  • 4 years ago

    Not every homo sapiens who sees Project Nim will be moved to pledge membership to PETA. Still, this documentary biopic of the ’70s chimp picked to endure an “experiment” in simian sign language and general neglect pulls human hearts...

  • 4 years ago

    Playing an emotionally asphyxiated illustrator whose cancer-stricken dad comes out of the closet at age 75, Ewan McGregor looks positively yummy in Beginners, a gay-is-OK dramedy from the distributor that brought us The Kids Are All Right. In fact...

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