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    Review: David Sedaris Short Story Adaptation 'C.O.G.' Features Fine Performances But Might Work Better As An HBO Series

    Based on an essay in “Naked,” David Sedaris' hugely popular collection of autobiographical short stories, “C.O.G.” is notable for being the very first film adaptation of the author's work. Though he’d previously turned down all other offers to adapt his stories, the essayist was impressed by writer/...

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    Review and Roundup: Finger-Clenching Thriller 'A Single Shot' Stars Sam Rockwell, Kelly Reilly, William H. Macy

    A dark, tightly wound backwoods thriller with a twist, "A Single Shot" premiered earlier this year at the Berlinale, and hits theaters September 20. It features uniformly fine performances by a cast including Sam Rockwell, Kelly Reilly, Jeffrey Wright and William H. Macy.

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    Chilean Director Marcela Said’s first try at narrative filmmaking, The Summer of Flying Fish

    Hidden under the thick menacing fog of the frosty forest that covers the Chilean countryside lays Marcela Said’s first try at narrative filmmaking, 'The Summer of Flying Fish'.

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    Review: David Sedaris Adaptation 'C.O.G.' a Charming Coming-of-Age Picaresque

    Written and directed by Kyle Patrick Alvarez from an essay by David Sedaris, "C.O.G." played earlier this year at Outfest, Sundance and Frameline, and it won the director the New American Cinema Award at the Seattle International Film Festival.

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    What Makes the Toronto International Film Festival a Unique Film Event Each Year

    In the sport of film festivals, Teams Cannes or Venice have good, bad and in between years. But when it comes to Team Toronto, it's in a whole other league. It may not even be the same sport.

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    Animated App Review: "The Winston Show"

    In a world of seemingly endless point and click iPad fodder, Winston is a different animal. This is not your typical "talk to the funny cartoon character" type app. There are many apps where you are recorded, then your voice is played back at a higher or lower pitch, faking interactive dialog. Not h...

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    Everything You'd Ever Want to Know About Toronto 2013: Here's All Of Indiewire's Coverage

    The 2013 Toronto International Film Festival ended on Sunday with "12 Years a Slave" winning the Blackberry People's Choice Award. Indiewire was on the scene for the 37th edition to report on the latest acquisitions, review the anticipated titles, and interview many of the artists. Below find all of...

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    Review: Shaka King's Stoner Dramedy 'Newlyweeds' Is A labor of Love Definitely Worth Seeing

    Newlyweeds, the debut feature of writer-director Shaka King, is many things. It is an intriguing new take on the stoner comedy, the romantic comedy, and one might even say the “black comedy.”

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    Coney Island Film Fest Review: Strong Performances & Dialogue Anchor 'Stay Cold, Stay Hungry'

    Stay Cold, Stay Hungry, the first feature from Writer/Director Eric Branco (Barbasol cinematographer) is the story of two different homeless men on a journey to self-actualization and redemption.

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