City of God is a virtuoso action flick … about Brazilian poverty.

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City of God is a virtuoso action flick … about Brazilian poverty.

David Edelstein is Slate's film critic. You can read his reviews in "Reel Time" and in "Movies." He can be contacted at slatemovies@slate.com.