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    Review: Home Invasion Horror 'You're Next' Featuring Sharni Vinson, Joe Swanberg, Ti West, AJ Bowen & More

    When low budget horror movie "You're Next" premiered back at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival it received a rapturous response and set off a small scale buying war (Lionsgate, home to the "Hostel" and "Saw" franchises, and savior to Joss Whedon's marooned masterpiece "Cabin in the Woods,...

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    Review: 'You Will Be My Son' Tests The Bonds Between Father And Son With Truth And Ugliness

    “You Will Be My Son” could very well be the “Moby Dick” of stories about realistically awful fathers. The beauty of a gorgeous vineyard in France is obscured by the monstrous countenance of Paul de Marseul (Niels Arestrup), a bitter old man caring for his massive wine business with a pompous sense o...

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    Review: Alice Walker, ‘Beauty In Truth’ (A Vista Beyond 'The Color Purple')

    “Part of the problem with Western feminists, I find, is that they take after their brothers and their fathers. And that’s a real problem.” – Alice Walker

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    Review: The U.S. Cut Of Wong Kar-Wai’s ‘The Grandmaster’

    Exquisitely crafted, as visually stunning as you’d imagine and virtuosic in its meticulously gorgeous fight choreography (which acts as a kind of throwdown to comers like the Wachowski siblings), acclaimed Hong Kong auteur Wong Kar-wai’s “The Grandmaster” is nevertheless still an uneven and unbalanc...

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    Review: 'Therese' Starring Audrey Tautou

    "Therese Desqueyroux," the closing night selection of the 2012 Cannes Film Festival, is not the nuanced period drama it should be but is rather more like a banal, pseudo-thoughtful and monotonous episode of "Masterpiece Theater." Co-adapted by director Claude Miller ("A Secret," "Class Trip"), the l...

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    NY In The Movies 1967–75 At MoMI Review: Gritty, Dark Heist Drama 'Across 110th Street'

    NY In The Movies 1967–75 At MoMI Review: Gritty, Dark Heist Drama 'Across 110th Street'

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    Your Week in Streaming: Artists, Devils, Lovers and More on VOD, and the Best Gay Art Film David Lynch Never Made

    As the summer parade of megaplex fare comes to a close, your weary eyeballs may be in need of some fresh content to view from home. Here's a handpicked roundup of excellent films, new and old, available across various streaming and VOD platforms that you may have missed.

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    Review: Secret Attraction Brews in Joe Swanberg's Funny and Sharply Observed 'Drinking Buddies'

    Joe Swanberg’s “Drinking Buddies,” which hits theaters August 23, is a portrait of individuals navigating the slippery slope of relationships, both romantic and platonic, and quietly, often hilariously nodding to the unspoken intersection of the two.

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    Recap: 'The Newsroom,' Season 2, Episode 6 'One Step Too Many'

    Yes, I know — I missed an episode last week. A dual combo of screeners not arriving in time and a brief vacation keeping me away from the television led to that one getting missed out on, but really, not much happened in season two's fifth episode "Will McAvoy's News Night." Oddly enough, for such a...

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    Recap: 'Breaking Bad,' Season 5, Episode 10 'Buried'

    "I am the danger," Walter White chillingly intoned in season four's "Cornered," but with dynamics having severely shifted since, Heisenberg may not be the most unpredictable wildcard in the show, or that Hank (Dean Norris) now faces. Racing down to the final episode, once again "Breaking Bad" is fir...

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