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    Review and Roundup: In Defense of Paul Schrader's Misunderstood 'The Canyons'

    Like the film's infamously trying production and its central character Tara -- who Lindsay Lohan acts the hell out of -- "Canyons" careens wildly from one extreme to the next. But it isn't just so-bad-it's-good kitsch. "The Canyons" ultimately is good, hard to admire, yes, but harder to look away fr...

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    Does a CNN Broadcast Turn 'Our Nixon' Into TV?

    'Our Nixon,' compiled from home movies taken by the former president's staff, got strong reviews on the festival circuit and is now airing on CNN. Does that change what critics expect from it?

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    Review: Neill Blomkamp's 'Elysium' Starring Matt Damon & Jodie Foster

    The year is 2154, and while the future may include ships that reach supersonic speeds in fifteen seconds, and advanced weaponry and technology that now interacts directly with the human body, the divide between the haves and have nots has never been greater. Los Angeles has essentially become one la...

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    Review: 'Rising From Ashes' (First Rwandan National Cycling Team Takes a Shot at 2012 Olympics)

    Inspirational sports documentary Rising From Ashes follows cycling legend Jock Boyer on a six-year journey to train the first ever national cycling team of Rwanda. Directed by T.C. Johnstone and executive produced and narrated by Forest Whitaker, the film opens in theaters tomorrow, August 2, in New...

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    Casting Directors Take The Spotlight

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the formation of a Casting Directors’ branch, just as HBO is set to debut Tom Donahue’s outstanding documentary "Casting By" on Monday, August 5.

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    Review: 'The Nine Muses of Star Empire' Documents the Dark Side of K-Pop

    The tidal wave that is K-Pop (Korean pop music) has only just begun to crest the shores of the United States, heralded by the juggernaut of quirky rapper Psy's "Gangnam Style." However, widespread mainstream awareness in the U.S. has yet to come for many of the K-pop girl and boy bands (Super Junior...

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    Remembering Jessie Maple And Her Landmark 1981 Feature-Length Film, 'Will'

    The rarely-screened, groundbreaking film has been restored by the New York Women in Film and Television’s Women’s Film Preservation Fund, who count the it as part of its library, in a newly and fully restored print.

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    'The World's End' and UK Censors

    Edgar Wright asked the British Board of Film Classification how many times he could use the c-word without getting an R. The response was thorough.

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    Barbed Wire: 'The Smurfs 2'

    What in the name of Oogieloves has happened? Not since the "Big Balloon Adventure" has there been a mainstream children's movie that's inspired this level of bafflement. (Hard to remember the last time a review of a PG-rated movie alluded to "The Last Temptation of Christ," either.) Whether mind-ben...

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    Review: Why 'The Spectacular Now' Is Better Than Your Average Coming-of-Age Movie

    There's a unique thrill to movies that break or bend the expectations established by their genres, but it's often just as satisfying when they follow expectation beat by beat without screwing it up. Such is the case with "The Spectacular Now," James Ponsoldt's highly enjoyable coming of age story, a...

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