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    The Essentials: 5 Alain Resnais Films You Should Know

    Alain Resnais passed away this weekend at the age of 91. This pillar of “art films” worked continuously since the late 1940s, delighting cineastes, baffling the squares and continually pushing himself with different genres. He made musicals, he made documentaries, he made science-fiction. Indeed, hi...

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    Can Little Indies Hope to Win Big Awards? The Independent Spirit Awards Beg the Question

    On the eve of the Oscars and the immediate aftermath of the Independent Spirit Awards, the chaotic war of art and commerce epitomized by this season suddenly felt very small.

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    R.I.P. Alain Resnais (1922-2014): Watch Essential Films 'Night And Fog,' 'Mon Oncle d'Amerique' & More In Full

    When asked about the future of cinema in 2009 at the New York Film Festival, Alain Resnais responded, “That’s an enormous question, which we should answer over dinner, and this dinner would last a week… I don’t believe what I read every ten years about the death of cinema coming up.” And who could b...

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    Berlin Review: Alain Resnais' 'Life of Riley' Is Disappointingly Lackluster Filmed Theater From a French New Wave Master

    The filmmaker vanishes into the static nature of the stage play that provides the movie with its source material.

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    Berlin Film Festival 2014 Reveals Five New Competition Titles, Includes Films by Alain Resnais, Claudia Llosa and More

    The Berlin International Film Festival has unveiled five titles slated to play in competition at the upcoming 2014 fest, kicking off February 6.

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    Berlin Announces More 2014 Titles, Including Alain Resnais, Claudia Llosa and a Cate Blanchett Triple Feature

    The first seven films for the 64th Berlin International Film Festival's competition lineup have been announced.

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    Review: Alain Resnais' 'You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet!'

    Alain Resnais is no stranger to the absurd. For over fifty years, his films—beginning with “Hiroshima, Mon Amour,” have asked questions through their oblique narratives about the way we think about story, performance, and cinema. But such a serious statement also obscures the pure delight it is to g...

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    How the 90-Year-Old Alain Resnais Preserves the Past While Forging Into the Future in His Films

    Still making films at age 90, the work of Alain Resnais has always featured a firm grasp on how our memories help us deal with loss.

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    NYFF Review: Alain Resnais Makes A Delightful Final Film With 'You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet!'

    Alain Resnais is no stranger to the absurd. For over fifty years, his films—beginning with “Hiroshima, Mon Amour,” have asked questions through their oblique narratives about the way we think about story, performance, and cinema. But such a serious statement also obscures the pure delight it is to g...

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    From Don't-Miss to Mystifying: A Glimpse At The New York Film Festival, Week 1

    The New York Film Festival begins on Friday, with a wealth of choices from the obscure to the high-profile (like the opening night film, Ang Lee’s 3D Life of Pi, not yet press screened as I write this). We can all makes guesses about what might be worth seeing, but here’s a glimpse...

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