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EW RECOMMENDS / COMING UP

EW RECOMMENDS EW VIDEO GRADE

THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL Michael Rennie (Fox, G, DVD) A A timely sci-fi gem that still possesses uncanny relevance.

PAID IN FULL Wood Harris (Dimension, R) Harris and Mekhi Phifer B+ deliver the goods as young criminals trying to make it big in 1980s Harlem.

STANDING IN THE SHADOWS OF MOTOWN (Artisan, PG) Learn how the low-key Funk Brothers produced the hottest sounds of Motown. A

COMING UP

THE BELIEVER (Palm, R) The 2001 Sundance Film Festival's Grand Jury Prize winner depicts the controversial story of a Jewish neo-Nazi (Ryan Gosling).

DARKNESS FALLS (Columbia TriStar, PG-13) In the sleepy hollow of Darkness Falls, the tooth fairy takes much more than your teeth...

KANDAHAR (New Yorker, unrated) A female journalist risks her life to return to Taliban-controlled Kandahar to rescue her suicidal sister.

REAL WOMEN HAVE CURVES (HBO, PG-13) A young headstrong Latina (America Ferrera) must find a balance between her heritage and her dreams.

THE SINGING DETECTIVE (BBC, unrated) Michael Gambon stuns in the TV mini series about an ailing mystery writer reliving his stories through hallucinations.

Originally posted Apr 18, 2003 Published in issue #705 Apr 18, 2003 Order article reprints
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