By Owen Gleiberman
May 08, 2009 at 04:00 AM EDT
Sophie Giraud

Adoration

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Atom Egoyan’s latest glum puzzle is a meditation on post-9/11 hysteria, but it’s too much What’s the meaning of terrorism? cud chewing too late. In Toronto, a teenager (Devon Bostick) stands before a high school class and pretends that his ?father was a terrorist who tried (and failed) to use his wife to blow up an airplane. There ?is much else in Adoration (a fatal car crash, angry ranting on video chat rooms), but the upshot is that those who appear to be guilty may not be — a muddled ?message for our time. C

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