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    "Messy, cacophonous, multi-lingual" European Film Awards Honors the Continent's Cinema

    The European Film Awards, now in their 22nd year, are decided on by the 2,000-plus members of the European Film Academy, which is physically based in Berlin. The German capital also hosts the awards ceremony every other year, though for its 2009 edition it passed the honor to the German town of Esse...

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    "White Ribbon" Reigns at European Film Awards

    Michael Haneke's "Das Weisse Band" (The White Ribbon) won best European Film and the Austrian filmmaker also took the prize for "European Director" and "European Screenwriter" this evening at the 22nd European Film Awards in Bochum, Germany. Kate Winslet took the award for "European Actress" for her...

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    That Hamilton Woman

    I remember this movie being good, but I have to admit that I may have underrated it. What’s more, the commentary track and interview material on the new Criterion release add immeasurably to one’s enjoyment of the film and understanding of its place in history. As a piece of entertainment, it is exe...

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    Sita Sings the Blues

    I must confess I am very late in joining the parade of fans that filmmaker Nina Paley has attracted with her charming animated film. I just purchased a DVD from her website, where you can also download the feature and even purchase Sita merchandise. I wanted to support the independent filmmaker...

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    "Sex and the City" Teaser Poster

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    The Flight of the Conchords TV Show Is Over

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    Wagon Master

    One of John Ford’s personal favorites among his films, Wagon Master (1950) is a film of modest ambition and enormous charm. It afforded the director an opportunity to showcase two of his “discoveries,” wrangler-turned-actor Ben Johnson and Harry Carey, Jr., the son of his old friend and colleague fr...

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    Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves

    Fans of the escapist adventures of the 1940s Maria Montez and Jon Hall favor Arabian Nights, which also features Sabu, or the very campy Cobra Woman, but this straightforward presentation of the Ali Baba story isn’t bad at all—just a bit prosaic. What makes it worth watching, especially on the new D...

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    The e-book battle over digital rights

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    Fats Waller: This Joint Is Jumpin'

    I was happy to revisit this vintage British television documentary, one of several such pieces reissued on DVD by MVD Visual. It incorporates every piece of Fats Waller footage extant (all of his Soundies plus his appearances in the feature films Hooray for Love, King of Burlesque, and Stormy Weathe...

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