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7 Most Overrated Movies Ever

James Bond, Inception among them

(Newser) - Looking for something to watch this weekend? You've probably heard great things about the following films, but don't believe the hype, Tim Robey writes in the Telegraph . He lists the 10 most overrated films:
  1. Skyfall, directed by Sam Mendes, is hardly the thriller it was made out to
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Amarcord Still Sentimental, Sexist ... and Great

Fellini gives us a coming-of-age during 1930s fascist Italy

(Newser) - “Kids, dogs, wisecracking old men and well-proportioned female derrières take up a significant portion of screen time in Amarcord,” writes Andrew O’Hehir in Salon of the newly re-released, semi-autobiographical coming-of-age tale from Federico Fellini—but it doesn’t lack gravitas. The color restoration is as “... More »

Collective Funk Settles on Italy

EU's unhappiest people disillusioned with nation's future

(Newser) - Italy is in a bad mood, and people from Venice to Naples are worried the current “malessere”—or “malaise—will never lift. On the heels of a Cambridge poll showing Italians to be the unhappiest folks in Europe, Ian Fisher of the New York Times finds a... More »

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