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    Review Roundup: "The Killer Inside Me"

    Review Roundup: "The Killer Inside Me"

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    Roundup Review: "Cyrus"

    Roundup Review: "Cyrus"

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  • THE BACK ROW MANIFESTO by Tom Hall
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    The 2010 FIFA World Cup | Day Eight

    The 2010 FIFA World Cup | Day Eight

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    Rainbow Media, Gothamist Deal Dies

    Rainbow Media, Gothamist Deal Dies

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  • Eric Kohn
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    See "Cyrus." See "Cyrus" Cameos.

    See "Cyrus." See "Cyrus" Cameos.

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  • REVERSEBLOG: the reverse shot blog
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    Mathieu Amalric: Reverse Shot Talkies #16

    Actor Mathieu Amalric (A Christmas Tale, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, Quantum of Solace) talks to host Eric Hynes about his new film—Alain Resnais's Wild Grass—the performance of doing press, and why actors are animals.

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    Walker's "Waste Land" Opening Brazil Fest

    This July MoMA and the Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival will pair up for the eighth annual Premiere Brazil! festival. Screenings will premiere 11 new features and 4 new shorts by Brazilian filmmakers to New York audiences, along with two classic works from director Carlos Diegeus. The festival opens on July 15th with Lucy Walker's "Waste Land," a documentary on contemporary artist Vik Muniz's trip to a Rio de Janeiro landfill, and runs until July 29th.

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    Telluride: Last Call for Submissions

    Telluride: Last Call for Submissions

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    Sheffield Doc/Fest Switches Its Season

    Sheffield Doc/Fest Switches Its Season

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  • Todd McCarthy's Deep Focus
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    Leopoldo Torre Nilsson

    Interesting directors always lurk in film history's hidden corners and forgotten backwaters for the determined to discover and/or reassess, and this year the Los Angeles Film Festival is affording just such an opportunity with the almost entirely forgotten Leopoldo Torre Nilsson. The first director from Argentina's bustling post-war film industry to establish a reputation on the international stage, Torre Nilsson, the son of a successful local film director and a Swedish mother, was invited to the Cannes and Berlin film festivals four times apiece from the late 1950s through the early 1970s, although by then his psychological, European-influenced style had been eclipsed in the opinion of the era's tastemakers by the emergence of the more radical Cinema Novo in neighboring Brazil. With his death in 1978 at age 54 and the extreme neglect with which prints and negatives of his films were maintained and administered, Torre Nilsson's name vanished from cinephiles' collective consciousness more than three decades ago.

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