David Edelstein David Edelstein is a film critic for New York magazine and for NPR's Fresh Air, and an occasional commentator on film for CBS Sunday Morning.
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Lord Of The Dance: Michael Jackson may have been frail during the last few months of his life, but the rehearsal footage in This Is It shows he could still cut a rug with the best of them. Above, Jackson dons his classic fedora to show his crew what a "Smooth Criminal" really moves like. Kevin Mazur/Sony Pictures hide caption

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'Amelia': A Biopic With Very Little Life

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Not Your Average Bear: Max (Max Records) gets nose to nose with KW (Lauren Ambrose), a wild thing who's OK with a certain amount of recreational biting but who just can't stand eaters. Warner Bros. Pictures hide caption

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Twenty years after his groundbreaking film Roger and Me, Michael Moore pays a visit to a much-humbled General Motors. Overture Films hide caption

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In The Center Ring: Michael Moore Vs. 'Capitalism'

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Campion's 'Bright', Poetic Romance

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In 'No Impact Man', A Stunt To Save The Earth

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Brad Pitt puffs out his jaw to play Aldo Raine, a part-Apache Southerner in Quentin Tarantino's new film, Inglourious Basterds. Francois Duhamel/TWC hide caption

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Tarantino's Rollicking, Rocky Rewrite Of WWII

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Ponyo (left) and Sosuke learn the power of true love — and of what lies under the sea — in Hayao Miyazaki's enchanting animated fable Ponyo. Nibariki-GNDHDDT hide caption

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A World In Crisis, And Only Love Can Save The Day

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'Julie And Julia': Take Two Foodies, Stir On Screen

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Diver Mandy-Rae Cruikshank is part of an Ocean's Eleven-style team assembled to gather evidence of dolphin abuse in Japan. Oceanic Preservation Society hide caption

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'The Cove': A Stirring Crusade Against A Grim Trade

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Hardcore Turns Hilariously Awkward In 'Humpday'

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Dolce & Guevara: 'Bruno's Guerrilla-Comic Assault

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