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    BEST FILMS OF 2013

    I am absolutely certain about the top three films on this list. But the further down we go, the more absurd it seems to rank films as different as the Coen Brothers' wonderfully layered look at a struggling folk singer in the 60's and Martin Scorsese's bacchanalia of 80's excess.

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    'It's A Disaster' Actor/Producer Jeff Grace Launches Kickstarter For Alex Karpovsky Led 'Folk Hero & Funny Guy'

    Last year, you may have caught the apocalypse dramedy "It's A Disaster," starring David Cross, America Ferrara, Julia Stiles, and the comedy troupe The Vactioneers, made up of Jeff Grace, Kevin M. Brennan, Blaise Miller, and writer/director Todd Berger (here's our review if you need to catch up). We...

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    Weekend Preview: Critics Divided on Luminous 'To The Wonder,' '42' Neither Home-Run Nor Strike-Out, 'Disconnect' Connects

    Terrence Malick's luminous, meditative portrait of romance in a small-town community, "To The Wonder," opens in theaters and on VOD this weekend. The film, which stars Olga Kurylenko, Ben Affleck, Javier Bardem and Rachel McAdams, is being met with varying critical response: Some love it (as I did),...

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    This Week's Review Report

    A great week for new releases, with Terrence Malick's latest divisive work and Ken Loach's Jury Prize winner joined by a biopic, an acclaimed comedy, and Brandon Cronenberg's futuristic, celebrity-obsessed satire. Many of these films are dividing critics (to varying degrees), but with such a wide ra...

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    How Vine Is Impacting the Indie Film World (and Beyond)

    Indiewire spoke with film distributors, editors and curators about their innovative uses of the app in its infancy.

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    Black Comedy Gem, 'It's A Disaster'

    An offbeat little gem of a black-comedy, It's a Disaster is the kind of film that plays much better than it sounds like it should. It's another end-of-the-world (maybe) ensemble piece, but the deft writing and directing by Todd Berger and the straight-faced comic acting by America Ferrera, David ...

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    Criticwire Picks: Surveying This Month's Top-Rated Indie Films

    March was a solid month for indies, as the newest members on our list of the Best of the Year So Far can attest.

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    Oscilloscope Partners with Short-Looping Video App Vine: "This will be the future of film distribution"

    Oscilloscope Laboratories is taking innovative strides with app content as related to feature films. The company will be partnering with Vine, a recently launched mobile service that lets users create and share short-looping videos.

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