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    Review: Alfonso Cuarón's Visceral, Knuckle-Chewing 'Gravity' Starring Sandra Bullock & George Clooney

    Since JFK vowed to put a man on the moon in 1961, space has represented untold possibility, hope and optimism. But once we actually got there, we realized what a terrifying place it can be. An endless void, freezing and/or burning, a place without air or life. But most terrifyingly of all, if you di...

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    Review: Found Footage School Shooting Film 'The Dirties' Takes Aim And Misses

    The found footage conceit, like 3D, has been mostly used as a gimmick to enhance the realism of a particular genre (mostly genre fare like horror flicks or teen comedies). The spookiness of, say, a haunted house, is amplified by the gritty, handheld textures that the format provides, offering an eff...

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    The 'Gravity' You Can't See

    A seven-minute short called 'Aningaaq' serves as a worthy companion to the much-lauded 'Gravity,' but apart from the lucky few who saw it at film festivals, most viewers will have to wait for the DVD.

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    LatinoBuzz Review: Paraiso (Paradise)

    "Paraiso" is a smart, warm, and entertaining film that for all its crowd-pleasing intentions also packs crucial, not preaching, social commentary.

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    This Weekend: Don't Miss Cuaron's Breathtaking 'Gravity,' Micro-Indie 'The Dirties' and K2 Disaster Doc 'The Summit'

    The obvious must-see this weekend, as anyone knows who's been following the fall festival circuits and doesn't live under a rock, is Alfonso Cuaron's space survival epic "Gravity," starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney.

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    Review: Greengrass Turns Screws with Intense Real-Life Thriller 'Captain Phillips,' Starring Oscar-Contender Hanks

    Given that Captain Richard Phillips turned up at the L.A. premiere on Skype and wrote the memoir on which this adventure is based, it is not news that he survived. But Tom Hanks' extraordinary acting in the last few scenes, from when he's bound and trapped at gunpoint in a bobbing claustrophobic lif...

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    Review: Nick Ryan's Riveting Doc 'The Summit' Shows Death and Heroism on K2

    Nick Ryan's riveting climbing documentary "The Summit" (October 12) reveals the unfolding mystery of how eleven climbers perished on their way down from a successful 2008 ascent to the summit of K2, the victims of bad luck, poorly executed planning, and avalanches.

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    John Goodman: The Coens' 'Common Man'

    With 'Inside Llewyn Davis,' John Goodman adds another chapter to a long collaboration with the Coen brothers.

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    'Gravity' Review: Cuaron's Exhilarating 3-D Space Ballet Is Anchored by Bullock and Clooney

    If Alfonso Cuaron's hypnotic, exhilarating space thriller "Gravity" isn't thematically as potent as "Children Of Men," his allegory about an infertile world, it is nonetheless a mesmerizing experience from start to finish, an extraordinary visual triumph. The film deploys 3-D in prodigious fashion, ...

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    Wanted: More Fleischer Cartoons

    The good news: Betty Boop has never looked better, thanks to Olive Films’ new DVD and Blu-ray releases "Betty Boop: The Essential Collection," Volumes 1 and 2, mastered in 4K from original 35mm materials.

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