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    CANNES REVIEW: Jacques Audiard Gets Sentimental With Bittersweet Marion Cotillard Vehicle 'Rust and Bone'

    French director Jacques Audiard tends to explore the conflicts of grave, conflicted men stuck between an instinctual need to overcome basic obstacles and assume greater responsibilities for the world around them. A mere glance at the one-sheets from Audiard's filmography reveals a collection of ...

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    CANNES REVIEW: 'After the Battle' Brings an Activist Romance to Tahrir Square

    Now that a number of documentaries have dealt with the 2011 Egyptian uprising at Cairo's Tahrir Square -- most prominently, the scrappy "1/2 Revolution" and broadly focused "Tahrir" -- it comes as no surprise that the events have been applied to a fictional scenario, and by n...

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    The Dictator—movie review

    As someone who was completely disarmed by 'Borat', then disappointed by' Bruno', I hoped Sacha Baron Cohen’s latest comedy would hit that sweet spot again, especially since he is working with his longtime collaborators, director Larry Charles and writers Alec Berg, David Mandel, and Jeff Schaffer. I...

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    Cannes Review: Wes Anderson's 'Moonrise Kingdom' Is A Tender Triumph Of Design, Decor & Rich Emotion

    Wes Anderson's "Moonrise Kingdom" seems like an odd choice to open the 65th Cannes Film Festival, with its deadpan Americanism, retro-set timeline and movie-star cast; at the same time, Anderson is clearly influenced by the New Wave, both cinematically and personally, he's a distinctive authorial vo...

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    CANNES REVIEW: Why the Delectable 'Moonrise Kingdom' Will Please Diehard Wes Anderson Fans

    There are diehard Wes Anderson fans and then there's everyone else. "Moonrise Kingdom," the idiosyncratic auteur's seventh feature, eagerly pitches itself toward that first group of audiences and ignores the rest. But if those open to Anderson quirks will find a rewarding experienc...

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    Hollywood’s Kiddie Connection

    What do Jerry Lewis, Bugs Bunny, and Hopalong Cassidy have in common? They all recorded special material for an innovative kid-oriented Capitol Records series in the 1940s and ‘50s. This amazing output, perfectly timed for the baby boom of the post-World War II era, has now been exhaustively documen...

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    Now and Then: The Top Ten Films of All Time

    Every ten years, "Sight and Sound" magazine conducts a poll asking critics and directors to rank the best films of all time. It's more Rorschach test than lab experiment, an impossible task that invariably goads people into calling you an idiot. But I'm a glutton for punishment, so in honor of this ...

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    'Being John Malkovich' from Criterion: The Actor, The Geek, His Wife, and Her Lover

    Puppetry is control. So are acting, filing, and pet care. Each in its own way signals an attempt to make sense of the chaos that is lived experience, to grab hold of it and make it do what you want. And each, in "Being John Malkovich," director Spike Jonze's and screenwriter Charlie Kaufman's exhila...

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