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White Irish Drinkers

2010 | NR | 3.6 out of 5 Stars

In a blue-collar Irish section of 1970s Brooklyn, brothers Danny (Geoff Wigdor) and Brian Leary (Nick Thurston) come of age in a family dominated by their longshoreman father, Patrick (Stephen Lang), whose hard-drinking leaves them scrambling for a way out. As delinquent Danny and dejected mom Margaret (Karen Allen) take the brunt of Patrick's assaults, aspiring artist Brian hides his dreams. But desperate acts will threaten them all.
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A Shock to the System

1990 | NR | 3.5 out of 5 Stars

A no-nonsense advertising executive plots a series of murders (his wife and new boss among them) when he's passed over for a promotion. Fueled by his apparent omnipotence, he maniacally (and comically) reaches for the top.
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Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness

2011 | NR | 3.5 out of 5 Stars

Discover the man behind the musical "Fiddler on the Roof" in this biography of Sholem Aleichem. Vintage photographs, film clips and interviews with historians reveal Aleichem's world and how he parlayed turmoil into a new Jewish cultural identity.
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Surrender, Dorothy

2006 | NR | 3.4 out of 5 Stars

After her daughter Sara dies in an accident, bereaved mother Natalie Swedlow discovers a side of Sara that she never knew. Looking for answers, healing and closure, Natalie journeys to their summer retreat, where she spends time with Sara's friends.
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1995 | NR | 3.4 out of 5 Stars

This black comedy finds bookie Cosmo Reif "promoted" to hit man, a dubious position for which veteran killer Steve trains him. But when the reluctant Cosmo questions his new calling, he discovers that it's not so easy to change a mob boss's mind.
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Jerry and Tom

1998 | NR | 3.2 out of 5 Stars

Easygoing family man Tom (Joe Mantegna) -- used-car salesman by day, mob enforcer by night -- shows his brash co-worker Jerry (Sam Rockwell) the ropes of contract killing. Soon the young apprentice not only gets the hang of it but begins to enjoy killing strangers for money. For his directorial debut, Saul Rubinek assembled a formidable supporting cast that includes William H. Macy, Ted Danson and Charles Durning.
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The Chosen One

2010 | NR | 3.0 out of 5 Stars

When beaten-down car salesman Paul (Rob Schneider) decides that his life is meaningless, fate intervenes to put a new spin on things: A mysterious band of strangers appears at his door to tell him he's got it all wrong. In fact, the entire world has been thrown out of balance, and they're there seeking the Chosen One -- the one soul who can set the universe right. With no better plan, Paul begins keeping an eye out for his moment of destiny.
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The Object of Beauty

1991 | NR | 2.8 out of 5 Stars

In a desperate bid for cash to maintain their swanky London lifestyle, Jake and Tina hatch a plan to "steal" a valuable statue they own and collect the insurance -- but someone else steals the statue first.
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Hi Life

1998 | NR | 2.7 out of 5 Stars

A group of struggling New Yorkers wind their way through local watering holes on a chilly December evening, looking to make some sense of their own tangled lives. But what they end up finding is each other. This charming romantic comedy from independent film director Roger Hedden boasts an all-star ensemble cast, including Eric Stoltz, Campbell Scott, Katrin Cartlidge, Moira Kelly, Peter Riegert, Charles Durning and Daryl Hannah.
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2011 | NR | 2.6 out of 5 Stars

Director Lavinia Currier spins an enthralling tale of one man's devotion to documenting and preserving the unique musical forms and rituals integrated into the everyday lives and culture of the Bayaka Pygmies of Central Africa.
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