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Two Italys Take A Road Trip In 'Il Sorpasso'

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Critic John Powers writes, "There's an amoral pleasure to be had in watching Godzilla reduce Tokyo to fiery rubble." Toho/The Kobal Collection hide caption

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Movie Monsters, Monster Movies And Why 'Godzilla' Endures

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Crime writer Giorgio Scerbanenco was born in Kiev in 1911, grew up in Rome and worked for decades as a journalist in Milan. Olycom/Melville House hide caption

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Exploring Life's Incurable Soiledness With The Father Of Italian Noir

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'Redeployment' Explores Iraq War's Physical And Psychic Costs

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Remembering Harold Ramis, Master Of The 'Smart Dumb-Movie'

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In 1975, Shoah director Claude Lanzmann (left) interviewed Benjmain Murmelstein, the last surviving Elder of the Jews of the Czech Theresienstadt ghetto, at his home in Rome. The resulting film is The Last of the Unjust. Cohen Media Group hide caption

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For A Rabbi Who Worked With The Nazis, Is Judgment 'Unjust'?

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Borgen's heroine is Birgitte Nyborg, superbly played by Sidse Babett Knudsen. Pilou Asbaek plays Don Draper-ish spin doctor Kasper Juul. MHz Networks hide caption

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'Borgen' Is Denmark's 'West Wing' (But Even Better)

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Before protesting in The Square, Khalid Abdalla (left) acted in such films as The Kite Runner, Green Zone and United 93. Noujaim Films hide caption

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Three Protesters, One 'Square': Film Goes Inside Egypt's Revolution

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Frustrating Heroine Stars In Fresh, Feminist 'Nightingale'

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Toni Servillo plays a jaded journalist and perpetual partier in The Great Beauty, Italy's submission for the best foreign language film Oscar. Guanni Fiorito/Janus Films hide caption

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'Great Beauty,' 'Narco Cultura': Excess, Succeeding Wildly

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Female Friendship Puts 'New' Angle On Italian Classism And Machismo

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Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan portray pioneering sex researchers William Masters and Virginia Johnson in a new Showtime series. Craig Blankenhorn/Showtime hide caption

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'Masters Of Sex' Get Unmasterful Treatment On Showtime

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Guy Pearce (front left) plays Jack Irish in TV movie adaptations of two Peter Temple novels. The films, Bad Debts and Black Tide, are broadcast by digital provider Acorn TV. Lachlan Moore/Acorn TV hide caption

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Aussie Detective Jack Irish Is More Than Old-School Macho

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Addictive 'Infatuations' Takes A Metaphysical Look At Crime

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'My Lunches With Orson' Puts You At The Table With Welles

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