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    Recap: 'Veep' Returns With Lots Of Jokes, Little Characterization

    At this point you're either watching "Veep" to keep up with the endless one liners, in order to cherish the handful that make it through and result in a good belly laugh...or you're not. One complaint that we had following season one was that Armando Iannucci often put the gags in front of any kind ...

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    'Game of Thrones' 3.3: 'Walk of Punishment,' Recap and Review

    Spoilers rule as "Game of Thrones" series co-creator David Benioff directs, picking up the pace in short, tight scenes that bounce us around all over Westeros. He clearly relishes delivering personally the first of the third season's classic Holy Shit moments.

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    Sonoma Film Festival Day Three: Food, Wine and Taboo Subjects on Film

    Today's Sonoma Film Festival theme: subjects once considered taboo explored on film. First up, "A Teacher," a brisk 75-minute first film written and directed by Hannah Fidell, well-received at Sundance, about a high school teacher's reckless affair with one of her AP English students -- he's in it f...

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    New York Film Festival Review: 'Alaskaland'

    New York Film Festival Review: 'Alaskaland'

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    New York African Film Fest 2013 Review: 'Boneshaker'

    In Ghanaian director Frances Bodomo’s Boneshaker, an African family journeys through rural Louisiana on a quest to rid a rebellious 7-year-old of the perceived evil spirits that have made her something of a problem child.

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    Review: ‘Disconnect’ Is ‘Crash’ For The Web Era, And Even More Dismal Than That Sounds

    Many writers say they prefer not to start the writing process with a theme in mind – they simply let it emerge organically from their plot or characters. But then, plenty of films have gone the other way. The multi-strand, interconnected drama revolving around a particular subject or theme, like Ste...

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    New York African Film Fest 2013 Review: Revisiting Moussa Touré’s 'TGV'

    At this year’s New York African Film Festival, a screening of director Moussa Touré’s 1998 sophomore film, TGV, sheds new light on the Senegalese filmmaker’s more recent work.

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    Review: Unashamed Old-School Biopic '42' Brings Jackie Robinson to Life

    "42," the story of Jackie Robinson’s rookie season for the Brooklyn Dodgers, looks like a Norman Rockwell illustration come to life, as I say in my first review for WHYY about this unashamedly old-school biopic.

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    Review: Mira Nair’s 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist'

    Review: Mira Nair’s 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist'

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    Weekend Preview: Critics Divided on Luminous 'To The Wonder,' '42' Neither Home-Run Nor Strike-Out, 'Disconnect' Connects

    Terrence Malick's luminous, meditative portrait of romance in a small-town community, "To The Wonder," opens in theaters and on VOD this weekend. The film, which stars Olga Kurylenko, Ben Affleck, Javier Bardem and Rachel McAdams, is being met with varying critical response: Some love it (as I did),...

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