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    The 22 Best Indie Films of 2012, According to Criticwire

    Nearly 400 critics listed in Indiewire's Criticwire network graded theatrical and VOD releases over the course of 2012. Among those, 22 films graded by 10 or more critics currently maintain an aggregate grade of A- or higher.

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    This Week's Year-End Catch-Up Capsules

    A superb doc, a new film from a Korean master, and an amazing new dance movie you can watch for free online.

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    Review: 'The Day He Arrives' Languidly Strives For Poignancy

    The primary reason why "Groundhog Day" works (besides the casting, pacing, easygoing charm and humor) is that the little town of Punxsutawney is the physical embodiment of what we all feel occasionally: a startling inability, even for a moment, to tell one day from the next. Call it a forc...

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    Capsule Options: 13 Reviews of New Indie Releases

    Capsule Options is a new weekly column intended to provide reviews of nearly every new indie release. This week's capsules are written by Indiewire's Chief Film Critic, Eric Kohn along with other contributors as noted.

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    Criticwire Picks: A Pair of Korean Films Take the Top Spots

    This weekend’s newest offerings in theaters and on-demand are a tad more modest than past weeks. There’s no hyped-up meta-movie or Oscar-nominated foreign film. But there’s one release that has distinguished itself as our Criticwire pick of the week.

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    'The Day He Arrives' and 'Oki's Movie' Are the Paragons of Hong Sang-Soo's Filmmaking

    "Not many people have seen my films," says the impulsive filmmaker at the center of "The Day He Arrives," the characteristically rambling character study from Korean director Hong Sang-soo. In one of many cases where art imitates life in a Hong movie, Seongjun's complaint reflects the general unfami...

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    MIFF '11 Reviews: 'The Day He Arrives,' 'Sleeping Sickness' & 'HERE'

    More reviews from the recent Melbourne International Film Festival.

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    Cinema Guild Takes US Rights to Hong Sangsoo's Cannes Selection "The Day He Arrives"

    The Cinema Guild has acquired US distribution rights to 2011 Cannes Un Certain Regard selection "The Day He Arrives" from Korean director Hong Sangsoo ("The Day a Pig Fell into the Well," "Ha Ha Ha"). The film follows the life of a lapsed filmmaker as he re-engages with parts of his life that he ha...

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    iW Daily Recaps | 4 Stories Not to Miss for Tuesday

    indieWIRE Recaps is a daily column that curates indie news and stories from around the film world. If you’d like to suggest an article, you can find us at editors@indiewire.com

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    Watch: Clever, Backwards Trailer For Hong Sang-soo's Cannes Bound 'The Day He Arrives'

    Walking home with the Un Certain Regard prize for "Hahaha" at Cannes last year (and you can check out our review of the film, which we caught up with at SFIFF right here) director Hong Sang-soo returns to the south of France this year hoping for a repeat.

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