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    Out This Week: 10 Reviews of New Releases, From 'Cloud Atlas' to Tony Bennett

    This weekly column is intended to provide reviews of nearly every new indie release (and in certain cases studio films), including some VOD titles. Specific release dates and locations follow each review.

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    Critical Consensus: B. Ruby Rich and Lisa Schwarzbaum on the Identity Politics of 'Cloud Atlas'

    Indiewire's Critical Consensus, in which two critics from IW's Criticwire network debate new releases, this week features film scholar B. Ruby Rich and EW's Lisa Schwarzbaum dissecting one of the most ambitious films of the year and its relation to the coming-out of its transgendered co-creator.

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    DOC NYC Review - 'Venus And Serena' Is An Entertaining & Revealing Look At A Year In The Lives Of The Tennis Superstars

    I'm not quite sure why the sisters (Venus Williams and Serena Williams) were reportedly furious over the content of the documentary, because, having now seen it for myself, there's absolutely nothing in it that I'd say was particularly damning; certainly not enough to overshadow eve...

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    Film World Salutes Andrew Sarris UPDATE (VIDEO)

    Some of the top figures in New York film culture of the past five decades paid tribute to the late Andrew Sarris, the iconic film critic most noted for championing the “auteur” theory in America. Sarris died in June at the age of 83. The afternoon tribute, which played to a packed house at the Walte...

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    Review: All Is Not What It Seems In The Beautifully Shot 'The Loneliest Planet' Starring Gael Garcia Bernal

    It’s true that “The Loneliest Planet,” directed by Julia Loktev (“Day Night Day Night”), is the kind of film that works best if you know little to absolutely nothing about it going in. But then again, couldn’t that be said for just about every film? So bef...

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    LFF Review: Francois Ozon's Puzzle Box 'In The House' Never Quite Forms A Full Picture

    Francois Ozon’s previous film, “Potiche,” was a fun and frothy effort, and while it was undeniably beautifully composed and performed, it was arguably also a little inconsequential. Ozon approaches the structurally more ambitious “In the House” from a more devious and darkly comic perspective, yet d...

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    Review: 'Cafeteria Man' A One Sided, Fly By Look At The Food Activism Of Chef Tony Geraci

    Who is Tony Geraci? For director Richard Chisolm and everyone else involved in the slim, one-sided but no less interesting "Cafeteria Man," he is a saint. Arriving on his houseboat in the marina of Baltimore, Maryland, he rolled up his sleeves and fought to reform school lunches for childr...

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    Review: Why the Latest 'Universal Soldier,' Now On VOD, Is Better Than 'Skyfall'

    No longer attempting to reconstruct the character as in 2006's "Casino Royale," "Skyfall" avoids reinvention in favor of surface pleasures at every turn. If, however, you seek a wholly original, unexpected dosage of action ingenuity, look no further than "Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning."

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    A Mixed Blessing For Kubrick Fans

    The good news is that Kino has just released Stanley Kubrick’s rarely-screened feature-film debut 'Fear and Desire' (1953) on DVD and Blu-ray, mastered from a 35mm print that was recently restored by the Library of Congress.

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    Now and Then: 'Four,' Moving Portrait of Love and Sex in the Time of Craigslist

    "Four," director Joshua Sanchez's remarkably honest, empathic adaptation of Christopher Shinn's play about a quartet of lovelorn folks in a modern age, works on you slowly. It's taken me about a week since seeing it at the New Orleans Film Festival to suss out just how complex and world weary it is,...

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