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    'Pan' is a grim, bizarre prequel

    You walk out of Pan feeling flattened, and bummed out. Reportedly a $150 million production, it represents a larger strip-mining operation: the pillaging of a durable but not invincible pop culture myth, born in 1902, when J.M. Barrie wrote of an infant version of Peter Pan.


    'Big Stone Gap': uneven and only occasionally satisfying

    "Big Stone Gap" is an old-fashioned, cornball country comedy made endurable by some sharp dialogue and efforts to go easy on the corn.

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