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This weekend sees such diverse personalities as Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and "Girls" star Alex Karpovsky on the big screen. Johnson's vehicle "Snitch" isn't snatching much praise from critics, while Karpovsky has written, directed and starred in the double feature "Rubberneck" and "Red Flag," receiving middling to positive reviews. Carl Franklin, who directed some of the best episodes of Netflix's "House of Cards," has his adaptation "Bless Me, Ultima" in limited release, which is receiving upbeat reviews. Easily the best received film of the weekend is restored repertory offering "Tristana," Luis Bunuel's 1970 perverse jewel starring Catherine Deneuve and Fernando Rey. If you've never seen this twisted classic, you must. Tristana Dir. Luis Bunuel, Spain | Cohen Media Group | Cast: Catherine Deneuve, Fernando Rey | 100% Fresh | Roger Ebert: "A few great directors »


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