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    Review - 'The Loving Story' (A Uniquely Personal, Poignant Reminder Of The USA's Racist Past)

    Directed by Nancy Buirski, The Loving Story centers on the real-life story of Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple living in the state of Virginia where interracial coupling was illegal, and their struggles, including the US Supreme Court case named after them -...

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    Critics' Picks: The Top 10 Undistributed Films of 2012

    When distributors hover in lobbies between film festival screenings, there's a common refrain: "I love it, but it won't perform." Variations include "It's just not commercial" and "How the hell do you cut a trailer out of that?" While there are always bold distributors who release eclectic programmi...

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    THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY

    I have great regard for Peter Jackson and his filmmaking partners, which is why it pains me to say that I found 'The Hobbit' incredibly boring. As in 'The Lord of the Rings' trilogy, Jackson and his WETA team have raised the bar for visual effects and created some stunning set pieces...

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    FINALLY! The Answers--and Winners--for David Thomson's 2012 Impossibly Hard Quiz

    "Is it too hard?" David Thomson asked me when he submitted his 2012 Impossibly Hard Quiz (to accompany his new Hollywood history, "The Big Screen"). I jumped into the rabbit hole for a few queries and thought if I gave it enough time I'd be able figure them out. Did I have that time? No. And when Se...

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    Review: Coming-Of-Age At A Workmanlike Pace In 'Yelling To The Sky'

    If you’ve seen enough movies, you’ve seen “Yelling To The Sky.” There’s a slight disappointment that, as a bleak inner-city coming-of-age film, this picture is part of its own subgenre. Not only because of the familiarity to some audience members, but also due to the fa...

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    Review: 'Let Fury Have The Hour' A Primer On The Creative Response To Reagan/Thatcher Era Rule

    The ability to openly question and criticize the government is one of the foundations of democracy, and one of the cornerstones of any free country's constitutions and laws. It is not only within our power to elect officials to office, but we also reserve the right to make sure they stand up for and...

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  • The Playlist
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    Review: 'Save The Date' Is Light & Endearing Without Being Insubstantial; What Other Rom-Coms Should Aspire To Be

    With the countless number of romantic comedies focused on how difficult it is for a woman to find a good man, it’s incredibly refreshing to see one where the tables are turned. In “Save The Date,” Lizzy Caplan stars as Sarah, a struggling illustrator who keeps herself afloat by managing a local book...

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    Out This Week: From Joe Strummer to Hobbits, 5 Reviews of New Releases

    This weekly column is intended to provide reviews of nearly every release, including films on VOD (and occasionally certain studio films). Specifics release dates and locations follow each review.

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    Ramble On: THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY

    From one perspective, it’s ironic that the adaptations of J.R.R. Tolkien’s "Lord of the Rings" books have been so successful; they owe their success to technological progress, and yet an argument against such progress is one of their underlying themes.

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    Review: 'Any Day Now' Hectors Audiences With Good Intentions But Maudlin Melodrama

    On first glance, there would be a certain “walking on eggshells” approach necessary for discussing “Any Day Now,” which is based on a tragic true story that allows the film a certain dramatic heft. “Any Day Now” touches on the rights of same-sex couples as well as...

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