Helen Mirren

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Movie Blog: ‘Killing Them Softly,’ ‘Hitchcock’ Both Disappoint

It’s not so difficult to envision a grimy criminal underworld where men (and pretty much only men) pick one another off with cold-blooded professionalism.


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Movie Blog: ‘The Debt’ Fixates On Payoff

That the Holocaust is now acceptable fodder for tasteful, Oscar-attracting thrillers has been the case for awhile, long before Kate Winslet got nude and attempted to read a menu in The Reader.