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Tribune staff reporter3 stars (out of four) Writer/director Alice Wu's "Saving Face" might best be described as a dramedy of dueling taboos. Sexy without being steamy, smart without being overtly dogmatic, "Saving Face" is the kind of movie you could take your mother to...
Times Staff WriterThere's a scene in "Saving Face" in which Joan Chen, playing a pregnant character known only as "Ma," wanders into a video store on the Lower East Side and haltingly asks for the Chinese section. The clerk points the way, and Ma soon finds herself...
Tags: Movies, Entertainment, Romance (genre), Family, Lower East Side
The Associated PressRelease dates are tentative, and some films play in limited release. Late April: ENRON: THE SMARTEST GUYS IN THE ROOM: The corporate train wreck unfolds through insider interviews and company video and audio tapes. THE GAME OF THEIR LIVES: An outgunned...
Tags: Sydney Pollack, NASCAR, Ioan Gruffudd, Ewan McGregor, Laura Dern
Courant Film CriticVengeful Siths! Marauding Crusaders! Monster mother-in-laws! Outer-galactic space oddities! Not-so-wild wild animals! Political intrigue! And Allied pigeons! Yes, ladies and gentlemen, tots and tykes, it's spring at the multiplex, and there is, at...
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