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In 'Dark Horse,' A Wasted Life Plays Out On Screen

Todd Solondz's newest film is Dark Horse, starring newcomer Jordan Gelber along with Christopher Walken, Mia Farrow and Selma Blair. Critic David Edelstein says the uncomfortable film is a sublime work of art. (Recommended)
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Will 'Prometheus' Top 'Alien' Or 'Blade Runner'?

Director Ridley Scott has made two of the best science fiction films of modern times, Alien and Blade Runner. Prometheus is more involving than this year's summer blockbuster competition, but by the standards of the director's earlier films, it's a disappointment.
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Damon Lindelof Risks The Wrath Of Loyal Fans Again

The Lost writer, who was a producer on the 2009 Star Trek reboot, is co-writer of the new Alien prequel Prometheus. He talks about science fiction, unsatisfied fan bases and how best to enjoy Prometheus.
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Home Video Picks: 'The Sting'

Bob Mondello recommends the new Blu-ray release of the con-man comedy The Sting.
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Aubrey Plaza Takes Quite A Trip In 'Safety Not Guaranteed'

Aubrey Plaza has made a career out of playing caustic young women. In her new film, she's taking that character to new places.

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