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Short and Tweet – Brief Reviews for Movies Released August 21


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Tarantino destroys then rebuilds the war film as we know it in this extreme epic.
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An energetic spy flick about the 1980s IRA; surprisingly powerful and tense.  
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Docudrama about German bourgeois-terrorism both inspires and sickens. 
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Spike Lee makes a musical, dutifully recording the final shows of this Broadway play.
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South African metaphor meets Malkovich in a rocky yet charged drama about racial tensions. 
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Robert Rodriguez back in dad mode, with lots silly, meaningless, pratfall-infused family fun. 
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Documentary about some of advertising’s greats. Because we all love advertising, right? 
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Bob Goldthwait + Robin Williams sounds good, but this nasty comedy misfires too often.
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Killed by a sitcommy, unfunny script, this Alexis Bledel vehicle gets a solid D-.
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Ben Stiller’s latest is a sad flop of epic proportions, not funny for one second.
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