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    Movie Reviews: Mr. Nice, Tuesday, After Christmas, and PuzzleRhys Ifans is marvelously louche as a drug dealer in ‘Mr. Nice,’ but the rise-and-fall tale is too familiar.
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    Movie Review: Kung Fu Panda 2 Is Fast, Fun, and a Little DisturbedIt gets a little weird and dark, but the spazzy sequel mostly delivers the same beautifully animated goofball shenanigans as the first.
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    Movie Reviews: Louder Than a Bomb and Florent: Queen of the Meat Market, Two Docs That Won’t Depress You!Positive reprieves in the form of an emotionally powerful poetry slam competition and the birth of fabulous in the meatpacking district.
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    Priest Is A SinThe film seems to speed by, but actually it’s just short.
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    The Wretched Something Borrowed and the Merely Bad Jumping the BroomYou either get a maddening plot or an unfunny one: Take your pick!
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    Which Loud Summer Action Movie Is Right for You?Do you like your heroes drunk and weird or preposterously beefy? What kind of jewelry do they wear? We can help steer you to the right film.
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    Movie Reviews: The Arbor, 13 Assassins, Sympathy for DeliciousThree indies, including actor Mark Ruffalo’s directorial debut.
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    Rob Brydon on The Trip and Doing the Perfect Michael Caine Impression“He’s got almost copyrightable speech patterns.”
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    Robert Pattinson Leaves No Room for the Elephant in Water for ElephantsThe world’s most famous vampire is curiously toothless.
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    Tribeca Film Festival’s Breakout Doc Director: Alma Har’elShe pairs vérité footage with staged, theatrical dance sequences in ‘Bombay Beach.’
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    Taylor Kitsch on John Carter of Mars, Battleship, and Why Bang Bang Club Forced Him to Seek Psychiatric HelpPlus, his response to all the lady love.
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    Three Movie Reviews: Henry’s Crime, Ceremony, and Blank CityAll your indie-film questions answered in one critical roundup.
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    The Very Talkative Russell Brand on Fame, Kids, Charlie Sheen, and MoreThe man will riff on anything, and we have the outtakes from his big profile interview to prove it.
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    Movie Review: Super It’s NotA scatterbrained film that sucks up the essence of so many other superheroes it loses any sense of a distinct identity.
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    Greta Gerwig on Russell Brand, What’s Wrong With Romantic Comedies, and How to Build the Perfect Pandora StationIt begins with Toto’s “Africa” …
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    Mel Gibson’s Compelling Performance in The BeaverThe movie got a warm response from the audience at the premiere. But it’s hard to tell if that was because it was presented by its beloved director, Jodie Foster.
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    Movie Review: Flimsy Limitless Could Use One of Its Own Pills’Limitless,’ like any cheap high, is a quick rush followed by a crushing sense of emptiness.
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    Logan Hill, SXSW Film Juror, Explains Why You Need to Watch for Natural SelectionThe ambitious sperm-donor/odd-couple comedy tries many things, and succeeds at all of them. And we have a clip.
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    A Five-Quote Sampler of Bridesmaids’ Dirtiest Jokes“Did you let him sleep over in your mouth?”
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    7 Reasons Why Video Games Are Better Than Battle: L.A.’Battle: L.A.’ not only reminds you of the relative genius of Michael Bay, it pales in comparison to even a mediocre first-person shooter.
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    Red Riding Hood Can’t Escape the Shadow of TwilightDirector Catherine Hardwicke is beaten by her own film.
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    Movie Review: Mars Needs Moms — and Better AnimationThe film is the swan song of Robert Zemeckis’s ImageMovers, an animation company that will be remembered for creating the creepiest, not-quite-human CGI.
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    Movie Review: Beastly Is GhastlyHow do you make “Beauty and the Beast” — an enchanting story, thousands of years old — palatable to a young movie audience? Dumb it down!
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    Hear Susan Boyle Sing the Theme for Trippy Anime Film Welcome to the SpaceshowIn which we learn that wasabi is one of the most valuable substances in the universe.
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    Movie Review: Happythankyoumoreplease Tests the Limits of Josh Radnor’s CharmThe ‘How I Met Your Mother’ star’s writer-director debut is an upbeat rom-com and the work of a blessed man.
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    Review: Look Out, Buzz Lightyear, Here Comes RangoWith ILM and Gore Verbinski’s thrillingly goofy, unabashedly strange, Johnny Depp–voiced Western odyssey, there’s a new animation powerhouse in Toon Town.
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    Movie Review: Drive Angry 3-D Doesn’t Even Have the Courtesy to Be Hilariously Bad“You don’t know pain until you’ve seen someone pull your daughter’s head off”
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    Enfant Terrible Xavier Dolan Is a Director Who Really Wants to Act“This is a contemptuous and stupid way of watching film.”
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    The Walking Dead Recap: A Bang That’s a WhimperSeriously, that ticking coundown clock is so MacGruber.
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    The Walking Dead Recap: Signs of HopeThanks, Ernest Dickerson!
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    Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon on Recording Kanye’s Dark Fantasy“I said, ‘Oh, cool, I’ll come out to Hawaii, it sounds fun.’”
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    Kanye West Attacks Taylor Swift, Defends George Bush in Brilliant Debut Performance of New AlbumLast night at Bowery Ballroom, the rapper capped a superb show with another classic rant.
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    The Walking Dead Recap: Zombie LogicHow long can you go on a zombie series without killing off any humans?
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    The Walking Dead Recap: The Hand-OffOn the one hand, the episode disappoints again. On the other …
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    The Walking Dead Recap: Zombies 1, Humans 0This week, the zombies win, thanks to one spectacularly disgusting, fluid-splattering dissection — and some less-than-human dialogue.
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    The Walking Dead Recap: Less Thriller, More KillerBut the hope is that this could be the first zombie story in a long while with both serious brains and “Braiiiiinns!”
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    New on Vulture Recommends: Surfing With Amy Sedaris, Gallery Hopping With Neil LaButeJust sitting around, watching viral videos with Amy Sedaris…
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    Vulture’s Apocalypse Now Blu-ray Contest: We Have Winners!“A grocer’s Errand Boy … Snail across Razor … “
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    New on Vulture Recommends: Jeffrey Tambor, Myla Goldberg, Vijay Iyer, and More!Surprising new jazz, comics, TV, and more!
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    Watch Francis Ford Coppola Talk Pot Cookies, Win the 3-Disc Apocalypse Now Blu-rayCoppola on pot cookies at the Oscars: “I’m supposed to say my lines and then I get this inspiration … “
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    Our Recapper and Critic Debate the Mad Men Finale“That was like one of those situations where you’ve been hoping for a sex scene between two characters and then it finally happens.”
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    Mad Men Finale Recap: Did Don Disappoint You?The WTF look on Peggy’s face when she stares at Don, stunned and disbelieving and disappointed? Elisabeth Moss was standing in for most of last night’s viewers.
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    This Week on Vulture Recommends: New Picks From Vampire Weekend, Ken Burns, Nicole Krauss, Jason Moran, and Our CriticsWouldn’t it be nice to have TV-doc legend Ken Burns pick the best baseball movies, or recent National Book Award nominee Nicole Krauss select the best confessionals?
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    Minnie Driver’s Excited About Conviction, Still Bummed About The Riches“I’d much rather have a noble failure than a crappy show that just got canceled.”
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    Mad Men Recap: Screw You, Jerry Maguire“You complete me … ” Ha!
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    Mad Men Recap: Something Good, Something BadIn some way, Peggy must be attracted to the fact that Abe thinks she’s a war criminal.
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