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New on DVD: Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (2011)

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With its gentle humor and forgiving view of human nature, Lasse Hallström’s Salmon Fishing in the Yemen is a low-keyed charmer that will leave most of us with bemused smiles plastered across our mugs.

New on DVD: Tabloid (2010)

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Tabloid finds heavy-duty documentarist Errol Morris delving into a lurid, torn-from-the-headlines scandal to reveal the face of a true American eccentric. And boy, is he having fun.

New on DVD: Sarah’s Key (2010)

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Sarah’s Key is actually two movies, one a look at the horrors of the Holocaust and the other not-terribly-compelling detective story in the present, that dovetail to make a more-or-less complete whole.

New on DVD: The Women on the 6th Floor (2010)

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The premise of The Women on the 6th Floor is so unoriginal it practically creaks. But the acting is so deftly executed that rather than grousing at its predictability you’ll find yourself sighing with pleasure.

New on DVD: One Day (2011)

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One Day is a chick flick with a Ph.D. — funny, sad, insightful, and swooningly romantic, nicely acted by Anne Hathaway and Jim Sturgess and evoking universal emotions about love and friendship.

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