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    Girl with Dragon Tattoo: Who Should Play Salander?

    As the Swedish global hit opens stateside and the English-language version of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo gets under way, screenwriter Steve Zaillian plans to place tough, bisexual hacker/sleuth Lisbeth Salander front and center, recognizing that she's the star of Stieg Larsson's Millenium Trilo...

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    REVIEW | Americana in Microcosm: Jeff Malmberg's “Marwencol”

    Jeff Malmberg’s “Marwencol” portrays an accidental artist for whom creativity serves as catharsis, rather than angst. Mark Hogancamp, an upstate New York resident left with brain damage after several men attacked him outside of a bar in 2000, copes by creating his own world. An amnesiac and alcoholi...

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    A Strictly Canadian Affair at MoMA

    MoMA's 7th annual Canadian Front Film Exhibition kicked off to a raucous start last night, with the New York premiere of the Quebecois sensation "Fathers and Guns."

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    sxsw | ten bands to see this week

    SXSW is at its midpoint.

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    Long May You Run: Jonathan Demme's "Neil Young Trunk Show"

    Though few aesthetic experiences are as necessarily social and participatory as concert-going, when live music is captured in that other communal art form known as cinema it is difficult for it to feel anything but awkwardly isolating. Sitting in the darkness of the theater, watching others experiencing the performance at some previous time, the concert-film viewer is always stuck on the outside, unsure whether to clap, stomp, or sing along or just watch reverently. A successful product of the genre, like 2006’s Dave Chappelle’s Block Party, can reduce our awareness of this chasm between ourselves and the onscreen stage, inviting us to bask i...

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    Dispatch from SXSW 2010—One

    Dispatch from SXSW 2010: Kick-Ass, Cold Weather, and Cyrus

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    March FilmSlam Gets the "Jitters"

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    sxsw | shadow shadow shade

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    #SXSW: Rodriguez, Brody, Antal Talk Predators, Spy Kids 4

    It was a smart move for Fox to hand over the reins to FX whiz Robert Rodriguez on a Predator sequel. He promised to deliver them a $45-million movie--modest, for an action sequel--which he wrote and produced at his Austin Troublemaker Studios (with location shoots in Hawaii) with Nimrod Antal (Kontr...

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    Filmmaker Interview: Anderson and Steinman on Being "Stolen"

    "Stolen" director Anders Anderson along with producer and cinematographer Andy Steinman gave indieWIRE their insights to making their mystery/thriller. The two met on the set of an unrelated project and found they shared similar ideas. Together, they formed a company and set out to pursue their film...

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