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    Review: Why Spike Jonze's Weird And Wonderful Technological Romance 'Her' Is One of the Best Studio Movies of the Year

    The only truly predictable aspect of Spike Jonze's "Her" is that it features a bizarre premise: In a very near future, recently divorced L.A. writer Theordor Twombly (Joaquin Phoenix) downloads a new operating system for his computer with the ability to think (delicately voiced by Scarlett Johansson...

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    Madonna Banned From Alamo Drafthouse After Texting During '12 Years A Slave' NYFF Premiere

    Always the one to court controversy and attention wherever she goes, Madonna could not help but express herself during the New York Film Festival premiere of "12 Years A Slave" earlier this week. Fresh off of releasing her short film "secretprojectrevolution" and spearheading a global initiative to ...

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    Abdellatif Kechiche Corrects the Record On Lesbian Drama 'Blue Is the Warmest Color': The Film Should Be Released

    In an interview with Indiewire today ahead of the movie's appearance at the New York Film Festival, Kechiche put it bluntly: Of course he wants the movie released.

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    Que(e)ries: Talking Sex With The Star and Director of NYFF's Raciest (Male) Gay Offering, 'Stranger By The Lake'

    At Cannes earlier this year, a sexually explicit, queer-focused French film with two extraordinarily beautiful leads won over critics and audiences alike before making its way to the ongoing New York Film Festival -- and we're not talking about Abdellatif Kechiche's Palme d'Or winning "Blue is the W...

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    Meet the Woman Who Discovered Tom Hiddleston, NYFF Emerging Artist Joanna Hogg

    When Joanna Hogg’s three films played at NYFF this past week in the Emerging Artists series, U.S. audiences got their first look at a markedly original talent. A British filmmaker with a long history in television direction, Hogg pulled a complete one-eighty with her minimal freshman film “Unrelated...

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    Watch: 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty' Gets a Second, More Conventional Trailer

    The first trailer for Ben Stiller's 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty' was a memorable experiment in contrast.

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    Watch Ben Stiller and Kristen Wiig Discuss Their 'Secret Life' at NYFF

    Ben Stiller's "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" debuted at the New York Film Festival this weekend to a very divided critical response, with some calling it an instant Oscar contender and others thinking it belongs more in the Razzie realm (here's where our critic landed).

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    Review: Ben Stiller's 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty' Is Lost In the Sentimental Daydreams Of Its Character

    "Walter Mitty" has the one-note capriciousness of a swooning Mac commercial. It all goes down light and easy, but to what end?

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    With James Schamus Out At Focus, Are Good Movies In Trouble? Not So Fast

    The Focus conundrum is less of a tragedy for Schamus than an opportunity to consider the larger plane of cinema that never even figured into its legacy.

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    8 Writing Tips From Screenwriting Masters Larry Gross, Naomi Foner, Henry Bean and Andrea Arnold

    Veteran award-winning screenwriters Henry Bean ("The Believer"), Larry Gross ("We Don't Live Here Anymore") and Naomi Foner ("Very Good Girls") talked about their craft and tricks of the trade, along with Filmmaker in Residence Andrea Arnold ("Fishtank") yesterday at the Story Creation and the Artis...

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