Doubt is “an actor’s movie,” said The Sacramento Bee. Adapted from John Patrick Shanley’s play, the riveting drama about a nun and a priest facing off in a Bronx, N.Y., Catholic school shows Meryl Streep and Philip Seymour Hoffman “excelling at their craft.”
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This 1960 Oscar nominee “became a kind of battle royale between onetime Italian neo-realists,” said USA Today. The genre’s godfather, Roberto Rossellini, directs fellow auteur Vittorio De Sica in a drama about an Italian thief hired by Nazis to impersonate a resistance leader.
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Though the college season is over, fans can “relive the most dramatic and exciting moments” of hoops history, said the Chicago Daily Herald. This 70-year survey captures college exploits of such greats as Michael Jordan, Larry Bird, and Magic Johnson.
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