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On Hollywood's Strong, Self-Hating Women

Two summer movies — The Proposal and The Ugly Truth — perpetuate misogynist stereotypes of rabid career women in need of a man. What does it mean that they were created by women?


An Oddball Film.

Film Critic Henry Sheehan reviews the Dancer in the Dark, the new film directed and written by Lars von Trier.


A Wanna-Be Tear Jerker.

Film critic John Powers reviews “Hanging Up” the new film by the Ephron sisters, and directed by Diane Keaton.


"Civilized" Entertainment.

Film critic Stephen Schiff reviews the new film, "Widow's Peak," starring Mia Farrow, Joan Plowright, and Natasha Richardson.

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