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Kyle Knapp's rating of the film Children of Men

One of the best-designed, shot, scored, and imagined films of recent history, imperfect but inimitable. Some of the supporting acting, not to mention the dialogue, can get a little clichéd and treacly, but it's never bad enough to diminish the incredible imagination and veracity of the movie. The long shots are breathtaking, and the tension is often literally unbearable. I just wish it ended about 30 seconds earlier.