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    cinemadaily | "Police, Adjective" Pulls Over US Audiences

    Andrew Schenker, of Slant Magazine describes the Romanian director Corneliu Porumboiu's new film "Police, Adjective" as two films, "varying significantly in their degree of success. For the first two-thirds of its running time, the film is a deadpan procedural with a moral undertone, sticking with a Bucharest cop through the generally monotonous process of staking out a perp. In the second and worse of the two strands, Police, Adjective becomes a semantic discussion, hashing out the implications of linguistic definition. This second, headier film makes various intrusions amid the first—usually played for comic effect—before taking over for th...

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    Decade: Ramin Bahrani on "Man Push Cart"

    EDITOR'S NOTE: Every day for the next month, indieWIRE will be republishing profiles and interviews from the past ten years (in their original, retro format) with some of the people that have defined independent cinema in the first decade of this century. Today, we'll step back to 2006 with an inte...

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    Sita, Stingray, and Salvia: 2009 and the Future of Movies

    Conventional wisdom tells us that Hollywood generally produces crass and redundant products, leaving truly independent artists to tell their own stories outside the system. Yet as the decade defined by YouTube and its ilk draws to a close, twenty-first century creativity faces those very same threat...

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    "Summer Hours" Wins indieWIRE '09 Critics Poll; "Mulholland Dr." is Best of Decade

    Olivier Assayas' "Summer Hours," a quiet sibling battle over the objects inside a French family's summer home, was named the best film of 2009 in indieWIRE's annual poll of more than 100 film critics and bloggers. David Lynch's "Mullholland Drive," a sort of American fever dream set in Hollywood, wa...

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    Steven Beer: A Decade of Filmmaker Empowerment Coming

    For many independent filmmakers and producers, 2010 - starting with the upcoming Sundance Film Festival - figures to be a watershed year and the beginning of a Decade of Filmmaker Empowerment. After years of disenchantment with traditional all-rights distribution deals, filmmakers and producers are...

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    Eugene Hernandez: New Year, New Model

    December 21, 2009, New York, NY -- "Doing it the old way really doesn't work," according to film producer Thomas Woodrow, "So few films actually succeed that way." It's a sentiment that's been shared in countless panel discussions and private conversations in 2009. Now, with a new year and another c...

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    Decade: Ryan Fleck on "Half Nelson"

    EDITOR'S NOTE: Every day for the next month, indieWIRE will be republishing profiles and interviews from the past ten years (in their original, retro format) with some of the people that have defined independent cinema in the first decade of this century. Today, we'll step back to 2006 with an inte...

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    Decade: Noah Baumbach on "The Squid and the Whale"

    EDITOR'S NOTE: Every day for the next month, indieWIRE will be republishing profiles and interviews from the past ten years (in their original, retro format) with some of the people that have defined independent cinema in the first decade of this century. Today, we'll step back to 2005 with an inte...

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    Decade: Gregg Araki on "Mysterious Skin"

    EDITOR'S NOTE: Every day for the next month, indieWIRE will be republishing profiles and interviews from the past ten years (in their original, retro format) with some of the people that have defined independent cinema in the first decade of this century. Today, we'll step back to 2005 with an inte...

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    cinemadaily | Season's Screenings

    Two bona-fide classics return to New York today for extended runs this holiday season: Carol Reed's existential thriller "Third Man" begins a 12-day engagement at Film Forum for its 60th anniversary, while Howard Hawks' screwball masterpiece "His Girl Friday" gets a week-long run at BAM.

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