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REVIEW: Michael Moriarty's 'Hitler Meets Christ'

It is one of the most troubling theological questions imaginable: is God’s love so all-encompassing even a monster like Hitler can find forgiveness? While theoretical to us, the issue takes on momentous urgency for two delusional homeless men who believe

REVIEW: 'The Eclipse' is a Haunting Supernatural Drama

Through a strange confluence of business and aesthetic judgments, Magnolia Pictures acquired both the best and worst films of last year’s Tribeca Film Festival. This is the week to accentuate the positive, because Conor McPherson’s haunting The Eclipse now returns

REVIEW: 'Kimjongilia' Exposes the Evil of North Korea

Consider them the flowers of evil. Kimilsungia and Kimjongilia are hybrid flowers crossbred to commemorate the North Korean dictators. Evidently, personality cults have to get a little creative when they have already built imposing statuary in every public square. Despite