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Review: ‘Hereafter’

After grappling with human loss in such unabashedly sentimental schlock as “Million Dollar Baby” and “Changeling,” Eastwood’s finally reached his nadir with “Hereafter,” a film that attempts to convey the different ways in which we collectively deal with the possibility of an afterlife.

Review: ‘Inside Job’

Two years removed from the big financial collapse of 2008, documentarian Charles Ferguson answers the question “How did it all start?” Ferguson takes the grand task upon himself and interviews seemingly every CEO, economics professor and financial advisor in the Tri-State area. His result is a sleek, sexy and surprisingly fun exposé – “Inside Job” reveals the inner-workings of Wall Street and the financial sector.

Review: ‘Money Never Sleeps’

“Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps,” screened for Stanford students last Friday by the Stanford Film Society, has all the makings of a great film – strong performances, Stone’s directing and, above all, timeliness. But while entertaining at some parts, and despite the elements working for it, “Money Never Sleeps” just never fully delivered what it promised.