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Cannes Critics Flee Atom Egoyan's "The Captive"

  • By Sam Adams
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  • May 16, 2014 10:47 AM
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Although it has a few defenders, most see the movie about the search for Ryan Reynolds and Mireille Enos' kidnapped daughter as further proof of Egoyan's downward slide.

The Matter-of-Fact Multiculturalism of 'Turbo'

  • By Sam Adams
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  • July 17, 2013 11:17 AM
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  • 0 Comments
The reviews for Turbo, DreamWorks' animated tale of a snail with a dream to race in the Indy 500, are in, and for the most part, well, "lukewarm" would be overselling them. As City Weeklys Scott Renshaw put it on Twitter, "Turbo strives for nothing, says nothing, accomplishes nothing. It's not 'bad.' It simply is."