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Mexican Directors Give Commentary, not Blockbuster

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'Pan's Labyrinth' Is Realer than Reality Itself

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'Painted Veil' a Portrait of Marriage Coming Unglued

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Stallone, O'Toole Age Well in New Films

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'Letters from Iwo Jima' Astonishes with Empathy

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'Dreamgirls' Does Justice to a Cinematic Musical

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Preston Sturges Collection

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'Dreamgirls' Is a Triumph of Old School Glamour

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'Apocalypto' is Trademark Mel Gibson Gore

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