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Madam, I’m Adam

In this week’s issue, Cliff Doerksen reviews Max Mayer’s romantic comedy Adam, with Hugh Dancy as a young man who suffers from Asperger’s syndrome and Rose Byrne as the young woman who finds him attractive. “Like many films of its genre,” Cliff writes, “it’s less interesting as a movie than as a map of gender […]

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Anvil rocks the Box

The Canadian speed-metal band, fresh from its Wednesday gig at Metro, drops in for Friday screenings of the critically acclaimed “Anvil! The Story of Anvil” at Music Box. Also this week: “The Informers,” final weeks of the Latino and Palestine film festivals, and new reviews by Cliff Doerksen, Andrea Gronvall, Josh Katzman, and Michael Wilmington.