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    Review: 'Citizen Gangster' Hits All The Familiar Notes Of The Bank Robber Subgenre

    Edwin Alonzo Boyd was one of Canada’s prominent bank robbers following World War II. A splashy, glamorous war vet with a flair for theatrics, he managed to swindle several financial institutions in between two daring prison breaks, all in the name of his wife and children. And yet, the reason why th...

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    Review: Discovering People Like Dirty Sex Breaks Juliette Binoche's Brain In 'Elles'

    We live in a pretty progressive time where fetishes and other various sexual peccadillos are common knowledge if not comfortably discussed. But in Malgoska Szumowska’s weirdly old fashioned, quasi made-for-TV "Elles," Anne (Juliette Binoche) nearly has a nervous breakdown while resea...

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    Tribeca Review: Troubling Doc 'Sexy Baby' Looks At The Indoctrination Of Women Into A Porn-Centric World

    “Sexy Baby,” a new documentary premiering at the Tribeca Film Festival, is problematic from it’s early, explicit pornographic sequences to its bewildering final shot close-up of an actual newborn baby. Ostensibly, the narrator-less film uses the stories of three separate white girls to illustrate th...

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    Review: 'Keep The Lights On' A Moving & Engrossing Chronicle Of Two Men In Love

    With "Keep the Lights On," co-writer/director Ira Sachs has made a triumphant return to Sundance. His latest drama is a beautiful exploration of a relationship’s progression from start to finish. With great tact and depth of feeling, Sachs shows us that the most remarkable thing about any relationsh...

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    Criticwire Picks: "Sound of My Voice" is Ready to Initiate

    Last year, actress Brit Marling co-wrote and starred in “Another Earth,” a film that opened in theaters a year after premiering at Sundance. The pattern continues nine months later with “Sound of My Voice,” a mysterious offering that’s actually rated higher than it...

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    Tribeca Review: Shouted, Not Stirred: The Imperturbable James Franco

    James Franco is inescapable. The actor/writer/student/etc. is to movies what the recently deceased NY Met Gary Carter was to paid endorsements. He’s everywhere.

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    Tribeca Review: '2 Days In New York' A Funny & Welcome Sequel Worthy Of Its Predecessor

    Taking place a few years after “2 Days in Paris,” with the events from that film summed up in a puppet show, Jack (played Adam Goldberg) is gone and Marion (Delpy) lives in New York with her boyfriend Mingus (Chris Rock) and their respective children from previous relationships. Both le...

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    Tribeca Review: Humor & Heartbreak Mix Unevenly In the Slight ‘Lola Versus’

    Employing a hybrid of smart and quippy comedic observations, a perceptive outlook on the complications of 20/30-something relationships in New York and genuine moments of romantic heartache, the romantic comedy “Lola Versus” can’t seem to synthesize these elements into a fully satisfying experience ...

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    Review: 'Sound Of My Voice' A Sparse, Sturdy Debut By Zal Batmanglij With A Star Turn By Brit Marling

    A sterile basement, untouched by tainted hands. A small coalition of the willing, clean, bright-eyed and brimming with a mixture of fear and optimism. A beautiful woman with a secret, clad in white, attached to a breathing apparatus, telling an outlandish story. Like the listeners, you hang on to ev...

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    Tribeca 2012 Review - Chris Rock, July Delpy Star In "2 Days In New York" (Familiar But Still Engaging)

    I saw this at Sundance in January; it's also screening at the Tribeca Film Festival which is currently in full swing; firgured I'd repost my quick thoughts on it for those who missed it after Sundance.

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