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    Tribeca Review: 'Mistaken For Strangers' Is Less Rock Doc On The National Than Inoffensive Sibling Rivalry Farce

    While Tom Berninger's "Mistaken For Strangers" is technically rooted in the travels of successful indie rock band The National, it would be inaccurate to characterize it as a rock documentary. Berninger, brother of The National frontman Matt, hardly emphasizes the history of the band's rise or its a...

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    FIRST LOOK: The Animator's Survival Kit app by Richard Williams

    Here is the first review for Richard Williams new iPad app based his The Animator's Survival Kit. If you don't have an iPad, you may even consider buying one just for this app alone. It's that good.

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    Review: Unnerving ‘Lords of Salem’ Is Rob Zombie’s Best Film Yet

    “The Lords of Salem” is probably goth rocker-turned-filmmaker Rob Zombie’s best film, though it does often prove that the cinephile writer/director is a gifted tyro. At the same time, as his most formally mannered and tonally tempered film, Zombie’s latest also proves his versatility. Set in modern-...

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    Sarasota Film Festival Review: Regret And Doubt Darken Intimate, Haunting Drama 'Nor'easter'

    “Nor’easter” begins with a young, handsome priest divided by his duties to God and to himself, a conflict that, this time, actually feels fresh. If the expectations on God would seem to be otherworldly, so too would be the hopes directed towards his messengers, particularly Father Erik (David Call),...

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    'Lords of Salem' Is a Creepy Change of Tune For Rob Zombie

    Metal rocker Rob Zombie's second career as a filmmaker proved he was just as capable of unsettling showmanship behind the camera as he was onstage. His frightening "House of a 1,000 Corpses" hinted at the spectacular portrait of depravity that came next in 2005's "The Devil's Rejects," which got so ...

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    Review - Shirley Clarke's Restored 'Portrait Of Jason' (In Theaters This Friday 4/19)

    The restored film opens in NYC at IFC Center this Friday. Here's our review from when it screened at Berlin in February...The crowd-sourcing platform Kickstarter had a hand in realizing more than one independent film premiering at this year’s Berlinale, and we are talking about films from seasoned, ...

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    Review: Urban Poverty and Youthful Pluck Coexist in Ken Loach's 'The Angels' Share'

    Just four days after the death of Margaret Thatcher, the divisive British prime minister who transformed the United Kingdom during the 1980s, Ken Loach's new film "The Angels' Share" opened last Friday at the the IFC Center in Manhattan's West Village. The timing, although of course coincidental, wa...

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    Media Roundup: Multiple Changes in Movie Coverage

    The April 4 death of Roger Ebert unleashed an unprecedented outpouring of affection and appraisal. Ebert embodied the old and the new, the tough-nosed competitive reporter and film enthusiast as well as the new model internet communicator and brand-builder. On the one hand, he revealed as outmoded t...

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    The Wisdom of Jason Holliday: 10 Quotes From Shirley Clarke's 'Portrait of Jason,' the Original Viral Star

    By 1966, underground New York City filmmaker Shirley Clarke had already directed two of her seminal works: the trailblazing mockumentary "The Connection," about a bunch of junkies in a Greenwich Village loft, and the Harlem ghetto portrait "The Cool World." Clarke could have stopped there and provid...

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    Discuss: Is Terrence Malick's 'To The Wonder' Another Profound Masterpiece Or A Parody Of His Worst Tendencies?

    The last movie that Roger Ebert reviewed was Terrence Malick's "To The Wonder," which seems appropriately fitting. "To the Wonder" is a movie of quiet contemplation, one where an Oscar-winning movie star like Ben Affleck is mostly found in stoic silence and conventional plot mechanics are either esc...

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