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WALL-E has enough plot gaps to fill a galaxy

WALL•E

Rating: Why is there no American flag lapel pin on WALL•E? Are Pixar and Disney (the studios behind this film) unpatriotic?

I see "dead" movies

The Happening
Starring Mark Wahlberg, Zooey Deschanel, John Leguizamo; directed by M. Night Shyamalan

Rating: This film just “happened” to have been made before.

Cannes films met with hushed reverence

Last week’s column focused on the religiously ceremonial nature of the Cannes Film Festival. This week’s column focuses on its scripture — the films themselves.