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more critics' picks
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Gradually revealing the 'Unknown'
It's hard not to warm up to 'Hot Fuzz,' police-movie spoof
Douglas plays sleazy journalist in Wilder's 'Ace in the Hole'
A DVD treat for those who hunger for British humor
Top-notch productions of George Eliot's top-notch novels
Critics' picks: New DVDs
Destiny, death and romance collide in 'Fiction'
Fashions in 'Prada' offer a devilish good time
Pfeiffer, Griffith light up two De Palma films
Macy is brilliant in funny film noir
Films immortalize 3 amazing days in Monterey
Sample tantalizing snippets of Domingo
They dared to depict a war in progress
'Good Night': a stirring cautionary tale
'M' spells terror to a T Review: Fritz Lang's 1931 masterpiece clearly shows how not seeing is believing.
Most honorable mentions Review: This year's edition of the Kennedy Center Honors lets clips of past honorees overshadow the current winners.
Good for 'Jackie' for not being so good Review: The follow-up to 'Pulp Fiction' isn't a great movie, but it is a great step forward for the director.
'Breast Men' sullies HBO's reputation Review: That the moviemakers even use the term 'breastimonial' says much about what's wrong here.
'For Richer or Poorer' is simply well done Review: Kirstie Alley- Tim Allen romantic comedy about rekindling the fire of love is a cliche, but a sweet, welcome one.
Seems we've heard this number before Review: 'Sevens,' Garth Brooks' latest album, isn't bad. It's just missing his trademark freshness.
BSO hits highest notes Review: In their fourth concert on their Japanese tour, symphony and music director David Zinman give one of their finest performances ever.
One is more than enough Review: Anna Deavere Smith's compelling 'House Arrest' is rich in the words of real people. The trouble comes with the play within a play.
Issues' weight dilutes power of 'Splash' Review: Play is strong in cast and politics, but shy on emotion.
GARDEN VARIETY Jaunty 'Rainmaker'; Review: Movie is the best yet of a John Grisham novel, thanks partly to the lawyer jokes.
'Othello' goes where none has gone before Review: Patrick Stewart stars in a production that reverses the play's racial lines.
Arrival excitement missing from building Review: Prize-winning design for Lyric addition loses an essential element of drama.
Barbra screeches to the converted Review: Streisand's motives may be pure, but 'Higher Ground' comes off as a sermon of sappy self-aggrandizement. Leave it at the altar.
Feet don't fail them now Review: Like the original, a touring production of 'Bring in 'da Noise' is a testament to the power of the beat.
BMA's shows its powerful pictures Review: The museum is exhibiting its growing collection of 20th century photography.
Stones heat up a cold stadium Review: Once again, from the opening riff to the final drumbeat, one of rock and roll's hardiest bands won't let age stand in the way of a fiery performance.
'Love' triumphs but maybe tries too hard to please Review: The curtain and energy rise for Broadway debut, but the revved-up 'Triumph of Love' makes for colder ride.
'Advocate': devilishly bad Review: As a hotshot New York lawyer, Al Pacino revels in putting souls on the line.
Opulent take on 'Dream' Review: Center Stage's 'Midsummer' is lush and enchanting.
Smaller 'Big' still not the movie Review: The musical has been retooled from the Broadway flop with some new songs and a different focus.
One wild ride Review: Oliver Stone takes a 'U-Turn' from his deadly serious side to his darkly humorous side.
Nothing innocent about 'Kiss' Review: Sexual violence substitutes for suspense in grisly 'Kiss the Girls.'
These 'Acres' are flat Review: Jane Smiley's prize-winning novel is a disappointment on screen.
Will someone please put on some clothes? Review: In a small theater, too much nudity distracts from the effectiveness and fine performances of 'Love! Valour! Compassion!'
Grimaldis shows us why it matters Review: The 20th birthday -- and all-star show -- at the gallery is a good excuse to look back at how we've grown because of it.
Miles Davis, plugged in Review: The jazz legend's electric albums sparked controversy.
At BMA, a stitch out of time, saved for posterity Review: A thread of colorful creativity runs through the cloth panels of English needlework.
'Mimic' wastes its cast Review: Not even two Oscar winners and Charles Dutton can salvage this horror movie about creatures that aren't even scary.
Acting ALONE Review: The formula is no state secret. Gibson and Roberts' performances make 'Conspiracy Theory' go, even if you won't believe the film's plot for a minute.