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    Defending 'Vertigo' From…Myself.

    I love "Vertigo." But when faced with the limitations of a top 10 list, tough decisions must be made.

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    Criticwire Picks: A Pair of Docs Lead the Way

    Critics rarely seem to agree about the quality of documentaries. Perhaps it’s the volume of feedback or the way that buzz more gathers more easily around narrative features. Regardless, the two films with the highest averages this week break that trend.

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    SFIFF Review: Caveh Zahedi's 'The Sheik And I' Creates A Compelling, Subversive & Ethical Puzzle

    In “The Sheik and I” director Caveh Zahedi once again turns the camera on himself, this time as he chronicles his attempts to create and exhibit a film commissioned by the Sheik of Sharjah for the emirate’s art biennial. The film is stitched together with Zahedi’s after-the-fact recalling and contex...

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    Review: '65_Redroses' A Compelling, Inspiring Doc That Will Make You Want To Take A Breath & Appreciate Those Roses

    Take a deep breath. Unless you have cystic fibrosis, this is probably something you take for granted. About halfway through the documentary "65_Redroses," which documents the life of CF sufferer Eva Markvoort, you might find yourself gasping for air, if only to relish in your ability to do so. "65_R...

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    Critical Consensus: Ann Hornaday and David Sterritt Discuss Shirley Clarke's Newly Restored 'The Connection'

    The Washington Post film critic Ann Hornaday and National Society of Film Critics chair David Sterritt take on Shirley Clarke's 1962 cult hit about a documentary filmmaker attempting to document a group of junkies in the West Village.

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    Hot Docs Review: 'The Final Member' Is Fascinating Phallic Fun

    There are few movies this year where you'll see a man get the stars and stripes of the American flag tattooed on the head of his penis. But then again, there are few documentaries like "The Final Member," a warm look at a quirky subject that gets to the human story behind it.

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    Tribeca Review: 'Queen: Days Of Our Lives' Is A Good Overview Of The Classic Band's Career

    Compared to other mega-selling bands like say, The Beatles, the story behind Queen is not quite as widely known. Formed in London in the early ‘70s, the band was responsible for a slew of hits over the two decades or so, traversing genres from rock to opera to disco sometimes within the same song, b...

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    Review: Though Beautiful & Touching At Times, 'My Way' Fails To Deliver An Authentic Experience

    “My Way,” from one of Korea’s most famous and acclaimed directors, Kang Je-kyu, is a venture of expansive and expensive proportions, recounting two men’s overlapping lives, and set against the backdrop of the Second World War. The film opens with a runner suddenly taking the lead at the 1948 Olympic...

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    BBC's 'I Claudius' The Accidental Emperor on DVD

    Rome and its emperors are with us still. What are the "Hunger Games" but a modern version of the gladiator fights-to-the-death with which the emperors pacified unruly citizens? There is a lot of killing in the brilliant 1976 BBC miniseries “I Claudius,” newly remastered with a sharper look, and rel...

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    Critic's Notebook: Has Tribeca Improved? Yes, Depending Where You Look.

    The filmmakers behind "First Winter" illegally shot a deer. Two of the lead actors from "Una Noche" bailed on their flight into town. These were the big stories of the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival. Now then: How about the quality of the movies?

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