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    Locarno Film Festival Review: Kiyoshi Kurosawa's 'Real' Wanders Through a Comatose Mind

    Japanese director Kiyoshi Kurosawa's "Real" features an ironic title. Like "Inception" or "The Matrix," the movie actively questions whether anything it depicts actually takes place. Set in a near-future where a technology called "sensing" allows people to step into the minds of comatose individuals...

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    Austenland

    Everything about "Austenland" is heavy-handed, to put it mildly…even amateurish at times...

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    Jobs

    The film works best early on,,,watching how the young, ambitious college drop-out uses his wits and his wiles to develop an exciting idea and bring it to life.

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    Kick-Ass 2

    Like so many sequels, it’s clear from the start that there is no real reason for its existence: the promising story points that fueled the original are gone...

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    Review: ‘Magic Magic’ Starring Michael Cera, Juno Temple & Emily Browning

    Your film stars a who’s who of young, on-the-rise actors who carry brand name recognition within the independent film world: Michael Cera (“Arrested Development”), talented and versatile British actress Juno Temple (“Killer Joe," “Jack And Diane," “The Dark Knight Rises,"“The Three Musketeers,” Emil...

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    Review: 'Paranoia' Starring Liam Hemsworth, Gary Oldman, Amber Heard and Harrison Ford

    We don’t envy makers of techno thrillers. Go too tech-savvy and you lose most people who don’t know anything about technology except that the best way to fix their gadgets is to turn them off and then back on again (guilty). Go too simplistic and there’s no real hook to your story beyond the pretty ...

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    Locarno Pays Tribute to George Cukor With a Retrospective

    The Cukor clock is ticking in Switzerland as the 66th Festival del Film Locarno presents -- in collaboration with the Cinematheque Suisse, Turin's National Cinema Museum, and the Film Society of Lincoln Center in New York -- a retrospective on George Cukor.

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    Review: 'Ain't Them Bodies Saints' Starring Rooney Mara, Casey Affleck, Ben Foster, Nate Parker & Keith Carradine

    Set in 1970s Texas, but stationed inside an authentic milieu that feels timeless and classic, David Lowery's fourth feature-length effort, "Ain't Them Bodies Saints," is the culmination of a filmmaker who has put in over a decade of work in the trenches as an editor, cinematographer, writer, electri...

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    'The Butler,' 'In a world...,' and Cultural Politics

    Lee Daniels' melodrama and Lake Bell's romantic comedy turn disrespected genres to smartly political ends.

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    This Weekend: See 'Cutie and the Boxer,' 'Lee Daniels' The Butler,' 'Ain't Them Bodies Saints'; Skip 'Jobs' and 'Kick-Ass 2'

    Be on the lookout for a few can't-miss films this weekend. Zachary Heinzerling's Sundance documentary "Cutie and the Boxer," on famed Japenese artist couple Ushio and Noriko Shinohara, is receiving rave reviews for its humorous yet unsentimental portrayal of the creative passion that still burns lat...

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