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    Fifty Years Later, Radical as Ever: Revisiting Godard's "Breathless"

    Jean-Luc Godard's "Breathless" woke me up to the vitality of film language -- and, by extension, the medium's potential as an art form. I first encountered this existential slice of genre deconstruction on VHS, a format generally unkind to preserving dated moving image experiences, but perfectly ali...

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    Catching Up

    This is a momentous week for me: we’ve just finished the new edition of my annual paperback Leonard Maltin’s Movie Guide—the 2011 Edition, to be specific. In this era of instant communication the process of writing, editing, and preparing a book seems quaint at best, and cumbers...

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    Big Screen | Jeunet's "Micmacs" Hits America

    With "Sex and the City 2" continuing summer 2010's now month-long tradition of Hollywood films sucking, what better weekend to turn your summer filmgoing over to the art house? Though with films like "George A. Romero's Survival of the Dead" and "Agora" getting similarly horrific critical responses, perhaps it's just as bad on the other side. There is one arguable glimmer of cinematic hope this weekend though, care of the divisive magical realism of Gallic director Jean-Pierre Jeunet ("Amelie," "A Very Long Engagement"). His "Micmacs," a comic satire on the arms race, premiered at last year's Toronto International Film Festival and is being r...

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    REVIEW | Amenabar's "Agora" Rings Hollow Despite Visual Shock and Awe

    EDITOR'S NOTE: This review was originally published as part of indieWIRE's coverage of the 2009 Cannes Film Festival. "Agora" opens in theaters this Friday.

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    REVIEW | Business or Pleasure: Mia Hansen-Love’s "The Father of My Children" Twists the Dark

    This review was originally published as part of indieWIRE's coverage of the Toronto International Film Festival. "The Father of My Children" opened in Los Angeles last Friday, and debuts in New York City this week.

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    REVIEW | Jeunet Continues His Magical Realism With "Micmacs"

    This review was originally published as part of indieWIRE's coverage of the Toronto International Film Festival. "Micmacs" is being released in theaters this Friday.

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    Fantasy on the Croisette: Cannes in a Nutshell

    As it does every year, the Cannes Film Festival developed gradual momentum over the course of the last two weeks. The main competition, though really only one part of the annual story, nabbed the spotlight with a culturally diverse selection deemed spotty before it even started. Once the program beg...

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    dvd review: Stagecoach

    (Criterion Collection)

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    CANNES REVIEW | Oh God(ard): Is "Film Socialisme" the Scandale au Festival?

    On the eve of Cannes, I sat with some colleagues around a dinner table overlooking the sea and the hulking Palais des Festivals beside it. The topic was the upcoming program and its potential for controversy. When movies screen under these grandiose conditions, they tend to meet wildly polarize...

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    CANNES REVIEW | Spirituality and Goats: "Le Quattro Volte"

    A story of anarchic goats, lively spiritual celebrations and reincarnation, Michaelangelo Frammartino's "Le Quattro Volte" (which won the Europa Cinemas Label in Cannes's Directors' Fortnight) has a heavy philosophical load. Nevertheless, this painstakingly constructed, quasi-documentary about a she...

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