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EW VIDEO GRADE

ALL OR NOTHING Timothy Spall (MGM, R) Mike Leigh's bleak B+ depiction of British blue-collar families makes a devastatingimpression.

DEVIL'S PLAYGROUND Documentary (Wellspring, unrated) An B+ award-winning expose offers a rare view of Amish life through the eyes of their wild youth.

SIX FEET UNDER: THE COMPLETE FIRST SEASON Peter Krause (HBO, A unrated, DVD) You've never seen anything so morbid come so wittily alive.

COMING UP

AN EVENING WITH KEVIN SMITH (Columbia TriStar, unrated) Silent Bob speaks to college audiences about being an indie king, comic-book writer, and much more.

THE MYSTIC MASSEUR (Columbia TriStar, PG) Another Ismail Merchant drama, this one's about an ambitious writer in 1950s Trinidad. Betcha it looks nice.

THE OSBOURNES: THE FIRST SEASON UNCENSORED (Miramax, unrated, DVD) With the DVD's subtitles, maybe now you can figure out what the hell Ozzy's saying.

THE RING (DreamWorks, PG-13) How creepy is this: the video section reviewing a video about a video that kills people?

THE WEIGHT OF WATER (Lions Gate, R) As a photographer investigating a century-old double homicide, Catherine McCormack shares the screen with Sean Penn.

Originally posted Feb 28, 2003 Published in issue #698 Feb 28, 2003 Order article reprints
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