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  • You can feel the heat that ignites this gripping tale, and the humor and humanity that root it in feeling. Sayles knows how to use his social conscience: He lets it rip. show more

  • An attempt at an epic. Sayles assembles a big cast and creates a mosaic of interweaving characters and story lines. But the stories are bland, the connections are incidental and the dramatic payoff is nonexistent. show more

  • Sayles is clearly aiming to construct a multilevel character study and sociological portrait, but too often the film lapses into a lecture. show more

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