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    BOOK REVIEW: "Mickey Mouse Color Sundays"

    Some of the best Disney scholarship being done today is hidden in the margins of a series of Mickey Mouse comic strip reprint books being published by Fantagraphics Books. The latest one is a must-have.

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    VOD Review: BBC Films' 'Shoot The Messenger' (2006)

    "Whenever I think about it, everything bad that has ever happened to me has involved a black person."

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    Cannes Review: Emmanuelle Seigner A Raucous Revelation In Polanski’s Otherwise Stagy, Pointless ‘Venus In Fur’

    Ever had the feeling, when the credits roll and the lights go up, that you’ve been watching a completely different film to everyone else? Welcome to our morning, which was spent at a screening of the last Cannes 2013 competition film, Roman Polanski’s adaptation of the David Ives broadway play “Venu...

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    Forget 'The Great Gatsby,' The Best 3D Movie at Cannes Is Directed By Jean-Luc Godard

    A jumbled semiotics class on acid, the 3D anthology film "3X3D" is the second omnibus project produced by the European Capital of Culture (following last year's "Centro Historico"), but it stands alone as a uniquely strange experience.

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    With 'Only Lovers Left Alive,' Jim Jarmusch Caps a Great Year For American Auteurs in Cannes

    If the fashionable bloodsuckers of the "Twilight" movies traded their frantic stares for expressions of ennui, they might have something in common with Adam (Tom Hiddleston) and Eve (Tilda Swinton), the retro cool vampires at the heart of Jim Jarmusch's "Only Lovers Left Alive." But that could never...

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    Cannes Review: Droll, Louche & Languidly Playful 'Only Lovers Left Alive' Is Jarmusch At His Most Enjoyable & Accessible

    From the very first opening titles, written in a Germanic font that immediately conjures everything from “Triumph of the Will” to images of big-busted ladies screaming in campy close-up in 1970s cheapie horrors (it may be the only time in Cannes that a film got a big laugh for a typeface) it’s perfe...

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    Cannes Review: J.C. Chandor Puts Robert Redford Through Watery Hell In Bruising, Formally Rigorous 'All Is Lost'

    It almost feels like JC Chandor is showing off. In what is only his second feature film, after the chalk-and-cheese financial collapse movie “Margin Call," he sets himself a kind of exercise in filmmaking rigor, in the bare-bones, one-man survival-at-sea story “All Is Lost” and delivers. From the st...

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    Whither Women Film Critics? Study Says 78% of Film Critics Are Male, 22% Female

    Yet another fascinating if depressing report from Martha M. Lauzen looks at, among other things, the percentages of women film critics as compared to their male counterparts. The numbers don't lie: In Spring of 2013 (i.e. right now), 78% of top critics (as defined by guidelines laid out by Rotten To...

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    Cannes Winner 'Blue Is the Warmest Color' Review Roundup: Epic, Explosively Sexy Lesbian Romance

    UPDATE: "Blue Is the Warmest Color" has won the Palme d'Or. Review roundup below.

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    Cannes Review and Roundup: James Gray's 'The Immigrant' vs. 'Nebraska'

    A pair of films addressing very different aspects of the American experience, and set 92 years apart, have screened in Competition over the last couple of days: Alexander Payne’s "Nebraska" and James Gray’s "The Immigrant." Sad to say, I had expectations for both but didn’t engage with either, altho...

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