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Precious

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • December 12, 2009 3:00 AM
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When a film aims for greatness and falls just short of its target, one can dwell on its attributes or nit-pick its failings. In the case of Precious, I’m inclined to take the high road, because of the movie’s raw emotionalism and exceptional performances.

Fantastic Mr. Fox

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • December 12, 2009 2:45 AM
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Simplicity is not a quality most Hollywood moviemakers aspire to achieve, but for me it’s part of the charm of Fantastic Mr. Fox, an amusing, low-key fable that strikes a tone unlike any other animated film this year. There’s nothing simple about the technique of...

The Hangover

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • December 12, 2009 2:35 AM
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Whip It

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • December 11, 2009 11:41 AM
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Drew Barrymore has done herself proud. Her first directorial effort, Whip It, is a highly entertaining film that draws on several time-worn ingredients (coming of age, a fish out of water) and blends them with...

AN EDUCATION

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • December 11, 2009 11:00 AM
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It isn’t easy being a sleeper nowadays. There’s been so much buildup for An Education, which has traveled the film festival circuit since Sundance in January, that it’s difficult for ordinary moviegoers to feel as if they’re discovering it for themselves. I hope inflated expectations don’t harm the film’s reception: it really is quite good and deserving of all the buzz it has generated this year.

Where the Wild Things Are

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • December 11, 2009 9:01 AM
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Skin

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • December 11, 2009 2:54 AM
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The Informant!

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • December 11, 2009 2:51 AM
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The Proposal

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  • December 11, 2009 2:39 AM
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Julie & Julia

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • December 11, 2009 12:06 AM
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