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    Small Screens: The Top 5 Picks This Week on DVD/Blu-ray and VOD

    This week on Small Screens, Melanie Laurent picks up an instrument, a class of German students take an experiment too far, Nicolas Roeg gets the Criterion treatment and more.

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    The True Adventures of the World's Greatest Stuntman

    by Vic Armstrong with Robert Sellers; introduction by Steven Spielberg

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    SIFF REVIEW: "Holy Rollers" Follows Christian Card Sharks

    There's a fascinating paradox at the heart of "Holy Rollers: The True Story of Card Counting Christians," and it's right there in the title. In Bryan Storkel's new documentary about the Seattle-based "Church Team" of blackjack players, which premiered at the Seattle International Film Festival this past weekend, players work the system with cunning skill and rake in the dough. At the same time, they make bold claims about the purity of their work and rebuff assumptions that it runs counter to their religion. Storkel makes as little effort to resolve the issue as the players do, giving "Holy Rollers" an intriguingly ambiguous outlook. Whether...

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    Media Frenzy: Andrew Rossi's "Page One: A Year Inside the New York Times"

    Andrew Rossi’s “Page One: A Year Inside The New York Times” takes a conventional verité approach to the one topic that virtually everyone today has an opinion on. Turning his cameras to the inner circle of editorial decision-making at the proverbial paper of record, Ros...

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    SIFF REVIEW | A Bromance With Old People: Taylor Guterson's "Old Goats"

    In the first few minutes of Taylor Guterson's "Old Goats," writer-director Taylor Guterson's debut feature has the appearance of a documentary, mainly because the matching of the scenario and the tone are so unfamiliar in narrative cinema. With an upbeat soundtrack to set the mood, Guterson shows an elderly man discussing his sailing plans to a roomful to peers. Another man only slightly younger begins the narrate the story. The vibe is light and playful. Here's the disconnect: Scripted American movies usually require young faces to please the requisite financiers. "Old Goats" has none of those faces, but it still adopts the familiar mold of ...

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    What to See, What to Skip: New Reviews This Week

    With the brouhaha surrounding the long-awaited "Super 8," the acclaimed Norwegian monster movie "The Troll Hunter," and the slew of new docs opening, it's unlikely you'll skip this weekend's slate of new releases. Need some box office guidance? Check out the new ...

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    movie review: THE TRIP

    I wasn’t aware of Rob Brydon until I saw Winterbottom’s 2005 movie 'Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story', in which he and Coogan carry on a continual game of one-upmanship, mostly about their careers. I didn’t need a primer to figure out that this was based, to some degree, on their real-life rel...

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    movie review: SUPER 8

    If you’re wondering what’s missing from so many big-budget, effects-driven Hollywood movies, the answer lies in J.J. Abrams’ Super 8: heart and passion. What’s happening onscreen really matters to the young people in the story—so it matters to us, too. Moreove...

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    Critical Consensus: Michael Winterbottom's "The Trip" Is This Week's Pick

    For the second consecutive weekend, a British import is the critic's choice at American art houses.

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    movie review—Midnight In Paris

    I had a smile on my face from the moment Woody Allen’s latest film began, with an idyllic series of Parisian street scenes set to the music of jazz great Sidney Bechet…and the film maintained that lovely quality all the way to the finale. Allen may be a fatalist, as he often cla...

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