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Tuesday, May 14, 2013
 The 1974 film by Italy’s Fernando Di Leo was just the thing Quentin Tarantino devoured in his formative years. It’s a crime drama, populated by quirky-funny gangsters and corrupt cops (who won’t cross certain lines), speaking
Thursday, March 14, 2013
  The Israeli secret service is justifiably known for its James Bond gadgets as well as its long reach. In the Oscar-nominated documentary The Gatekeepers, six former chiefs of Shin Bet are interviewed and discuss the frustrations of their job. After 1967, when Israel overran the Palestinians of the West Bank and Gaza, Israel's
Monday, Oct. 8, 2012

Ben Affleck dramatizes rescue of Americans in Iran

The mob that gathered outside the U.S. Embassy in Teheran, Iran, to demand the extradition of the Shah, who had fled to America for cancer treatment as his regime crumbled, burned flags and effigies and punched...
Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Andy Garcia, Alan Arkin enhance New York comedy

The Rizzos are a family full of secrets. Prison guard Vince (Andy Garcia) and his wife, Joyce (Julianna Margulies), promised each other to quit smoking, but both sneak off to the shed for a cigarette. Vince tells Joyce he’s playing poker with the boys when he’s really attending acting class—apparently an embarrassing thing...

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