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la-dosis-review-dictating-death
Even in the first scene, “La Dose” makes it clear that its taciturn protagonist, a nurse named Marcos (Carlos Portaluppi), puts his own morals above professional decency. Despite protests from doctors, he breaks protocol to bring a flatliner patient back to life. The film soon upsets that decision and makes its own story mysteriously opaque.After rescuing this...
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The Associated Press has launched a review of its social media guidelines after more than 150 employees publicly condemned the firing of a young journalist for violating these guidelines.In a memo to global newsrooms Monday, the AP's top editors said they heard the concerns of many journalists over the weekend and were "determined to broaden the conversation on the...
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seance-review-summoning-trouble-with-lipstick-and-latin
When a group of mean girls invite Camille (Suki Waterhouse), the protagonist of "Seance", to get in touch with a dead classmate, she shrugs her shoulders."Why not?" Says Camille. "Sounds weird."This is essentially the thesis of this genre-confused film: why not? Sounds weird."Seance", directed by Simon Barrett, takes place at the fictional Edelvine Academy, a boarding...
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when-hitler-stole-pink-rabbit-review-growing-up-far-from-home
Caroline Link's “When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit” paints a strangely comfortable portrait of refugee life, looking at displacement and the impending Holocaust mainly through the experience of a child, Anna Kemper (a fascinating Riva Krymalowski). The result is a movie that is almost as cozy as the toy in its title.We meet 9-year-old Anna in Berlin in 1933,...
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