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    15 Must-See Modern Noirs (CLIPS)

    The noir since 1960 is like pornography: it's hard to describe, but you know it when you see it. With "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" in theaters, it may be time to tackle the question more directly. To paraphrase Paul Schrader, what is a (modern) film noir?

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    Cassavetes, Almodovar and Cuaron Top Criterion's Heavenly Late-Summer Lineup

    Mark your calendars, cinephiles. From a rarely seen John Cassavetes masterpiece to an iconic 1970s musical, The Criterion Collection's Summer release lineup couldn't be sweeter.

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    Criterion Heats Up Summer With 'All That Jazz, 'Love Streams, 'Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!' & More Coming In August

    It's the middle of the month, which means Criterion has once again unveiled their next slate of releases. Kind of. The folks Criterion Cast have poked around the corner's of the boutique label's site, and found out what they've got up their sleeve for August.

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    WATCH: Martin Scorsese Talks the Influence of the Great John Cassavetes

    The BFI has posted this clip from "A Personal Journey Through American Movies," wherein Martin Scorsese discusses the influence of writer-director-actor John Cassavetes. "Relationship were all he was interested in: the laughter and the games, the tears and the guilt, the whole roller coaster of love...

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    20 Celebrated Filmmakers Who Never Won A Best Directing Oscar

    For better or worse (which at this time of year, as the punditry reaches its hyperbolic event horizon, usually feels like worse) an Academy Award is the highest honor anyone in the film industry can receive. But of course, like any large organization—even one that wasn’t, as of 2012, reportedly 94% ...

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    Composer Bo Harwood Unveils 20 Rare Tracks from the Films of John Cassavetes (CLIPS)

    Cassavetes fans rejoice. Composer Bo Harwood has revealed 20 previously unavailable tracks from the director's body of work for download on his personal website.

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    Watch: Full Length Filmmaker Docs On John Cassavetes & Sam Fuller

    It’s Friday and a long holiday weekend is just around the corner. Why not start it off right with a couple of cool documentaries on a couple of cool directors? After all, the new season “Arrested Development” doesn’t come until Sunday, so you've got some time.

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    7 Things You Should Know About Roman Polanski's 'Rosemary's Baby'

    Roman Polanski’s “Rosemary’s Baby” was a box-office hit upon its release in the summer of 1968. It grossed $33 million dollars off a $3 million dollar budget (adjusted for inflation that’s $221million from a $19 million budget) and it paved the way for horror blockbusters like “The Exorcist” and “Th...

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