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    What Are You Seeing This Weekend? 'Killing Them Softly' Looking To Take A 'Collection,' Hopefully It Won't Be A 'Silent Night'

    Even the heartwarming and familial atmosphere of Thanksgiving can't last forever. Or longer than a few days, it seems. Last weekend's prevalent buoyancy - marked by an animated fairy world, a triumphant teenage army, and CG zoo animals - is eschewed this week in favor of violent real world problems....

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    In His Own Words: Marshall Lewy Shares a Scene From 'California Solo' Starring Robert Carlyle

    The ever dependable Robert Carlyle, usually relegated to playing a supporting character, gets a chance to show off his leading-man chops in the upcoming indie "California Solo," a recent best-narrative-feature winner at the Woostock Film Festival. In the drama from Marshall Lewy ("Blue State"), Carl...

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    Criticwire Picks: "Beware of Mr. Baker" Delivers Another Music Doc Hit, Plus: Netflix Docs, Fan Picks & More

    Another 2012 documentary of a musical enigma finds its way into Criticwire Picks this week. Also, we single out a documentary on Netflix that has gained traction among Indiewire's Criticwire members.

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    Review: 'California Solo' Mixes Authentic Drama With Artificial Filler

    Sometimes a life has to wash its hands of its best attributes in order to move on. So it goes for Lachlan (Robert Carlyle), the protagonist of “California Solo.” Doing modest work for a farmer’s market slightly off the grid, Lachlan’s youthful good looks have abandoned him, his wiry frame now dedica...

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    Out This Week: 8 Reviews Of New Releases, From 'Addicted to Fame' to 'Universal Soldier'

    This weekly column is intended to provide reviews of nearly every new indie release (and in certain cases studio films), including some VOD titles. Specific release dates and locations follow each review.

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    Watch: Robert Carlyle Faces Deportation in Trailer for Sundance Drama 'California Solo' (VIDEO)

    The ever dependable Robert Carlyle, usually relegated to playing a supporting character, gets a chance to show off his leading-man chops in the upcoming indie "California Solo," a recent best-narrative-feature winner at the Woostock Film Festival. If the first trailer, via distributor Strand Releasi...

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    'California Solo,' 'Shepard & Dark,' Jonathan Demme Take Awards at Woodstock Film Festival

    At an awards ceremony Saturday night that seemed to zip by in record time, the 13th annual Woodstock Film Festival gave prizes to features "California Solo" and "Shepard & Dark," while also honoring Jonathan Demme and the late Bingham Ray.

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    Exclusive: Poster For 'California Solo' Starring Robert Carlyle

    For more than two decades, Robert Carlyle has been a familiar face in projects on both sides of the ocean, becoming one of the most reliable players on TV and in the movies. Of course, he's likely best known for playing the deliciously deranged Begbie in "Trainspotting," but roles in &...

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