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  • Borat Subsequent Moviefilm

    Borat Subsequent Moviefilm

    ★★½

    The staged pranks here can’t compete with our awful reality. The movie is trying to expose people who have already been walking around the past four years with their pants down.

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  • Time

    Time

    ★★★½

    The documentary Time—which traces Fox Rich’s decades-long effort to get her husband, Rob, released early from a 60-year prison sentence for armed robbery—is both a testament and an indictment. A testament, to Rich’s single-minded sustenance of her marriage and family (the couple has four sons). And an indictment, of a criminal justice system that not only delivers punishment far outweighing the crime, but then doggedly does everything possible to obstruct an offender’s rehabilitation. Director Garrett Bradley weaves together footage from…

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  • Rushmore

    Rushmore

    ★★★★★

    Dirk Calloway is really the only one here with a decent head on his shoulders.

  • The Incredibles

    The Incredibles

    ★★★★½

    We really didn't need another superhero movie after this.

    A few notes on this revisit:

    - Pulls no punches on the domestic trauma front. This is about a husband and father's real betrayal. That late-night fight between the parents is uncomfortably true to life.

    - "Tonyloaf"

    - Elastigirl caught in the series of doors is better than almost any superhero action sequence staged since.

    - "I never look back darling. It distracts from the now." (What does this mean for…