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By JERRY TALLMER Oh what a beautiful child. Too beautiful. A beautiful child atop a beautiful horse, except that the head of the child was too large for her body, and the face of the child was that of a beautiful grown young woman twice or more that child’s actual age, which at the time […]

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To order tickets: www.tribecafilm.com, or call 646-502-5296. The Presale Ticket Outlets are: Venues #1, 2 and 5. 1 Clearview Cinemas Chelsea (CCC), at 260 W. 23rd St. (btw. 7th & 8th Aves.)   2 AMC Loews Village 7 (AV7), at 66 Third Ave. (at 11th St.).   3 SVA Theater (SVA), 333 W. 23rd St. […]

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With 93 features to choose from, common themes emerge COMPILED BY SCOTT STIFFLER First impressions and early image-making efforts tend to stick long after the sizzle has worn off the branding iron. Say “Sundance” and indie grit comes to mind. “Cannes” conjures Riviera glam and that internationally recognized Palme d’Or jury prize logo plastered on […]

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BY Terese Loeb Kreuzer Sonia Reich will be 80 years old on April 1. She lives in a nursing home in Northbrook, Ill., where she says that she is wearing a Star of David and that the doctors and nurses are trying to poison her. She refuses to sleep in a bed. She spends her […]

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BY GARY M. KRAMER “Uncle Boonmee” director recalls past, plans future Gay Thai filmmaker Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s Cannes award-winning film “Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives” concerns a dying man who is comforted by family and friends. As the film unfolds in six chapters, Boonmee (Thanapat Saisaymar) recalls his various incarnations — as animals, […]

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By David A. Garfinkel After years of medical testing and counseling, women can finally rejoice: Lack of consistent orgasms during sex is normal, not a disease. That may not be the best news, since 70 percent of ladies can’t reach the finish line from sex alone. But Liz Canner’s first feature documentary, “Orgasm Inc.,” exposes […]

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BY Ed Koch “For Colored Girls” (+) The film is based on the 1970’s Broadway play, “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow Is Enuf.” Tyler Perry, who wrote and directed the movie, added a few more characters to the cast. The picture sets forth the burdens of a number of black women […]

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By Ed Koch “Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer” (+) This documentary deals with the fall of former New York governor Eliot Spitzer — who, while in office, used an “escort” service that charged upwards of $2,000 an hour. An actress superbly delivers the chatty and often humorous lines provided by “Angelina,” […]

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By Ed Koch “You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger” (-) Like every Woody Allen cult fan, I have seen all his movies. I’ll continue to do so although, regrettably, it appears his days of making great films are over. In his latest effort, more than a half-dozen people are involved in intimate relationships — […]

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By ED KOCH “Hereafter” (+) A neighbor recently asked me if I had seen this film, which she described as “interesting.” By that word, I assumed she really didn’t like it — but when she said she did, I decided to see it. In addition to being interesting, “Hereafter” is a delightful, sensitive and poignant […]

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