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05:57

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?

05:20

An Oddball Film.

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

05:03

A Wanna-Be Tear Jerker.

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

04:34

"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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