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    Silence, Golden, in Black and White: 'Tabu,' Gomes, and Cage

    On the magic and music of nothingness in a remarkable New York FIlm Festival selection.

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    (After the) Disaster Films: 'Life of Pi' and 'Flight'

    The New York Film Festival opened with a shipwreck and closed with a plane crash. Here, a member of the Critics Academy considers the films in tandem.

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    Nothing Surfaces: Cristian Mungiu's 'Beyond the Hills'

    A Critics Academy investigation of a "perilous but rewarding film."

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    A Critics Academy Conversation: New York Film Festival Wrap-Up

    A Critics Academy Conversation: New York Film Festival Wrap-Up

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    Olivier Assayas Returns to His Summer of Marx

    Olivier Assayas' revolutionary cinema -- in two films about revolutionaries.

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    The Movie Talk Show of Our Time

    On a disarming, and disarmingly entertaining television series about great film artists.

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    Like the Last Time I Saw Someone in Love in Macao

    Comparing two portraits of urban loneliness from the New York Film Festival.

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    Looking For Reasons to Believe in 'Life of Pi'

    On the difference between "It's visual stunning, but..." and "It's visually stunning, because..."

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    David Thomson Urges Open-Mindedness and Innovation at NYFF Critics Academy (VIDEO)

    Looking every bit the eminent British intellectual in spectacles and elbow patches, film critic and historian David Thomson joined Lincoln Center's Scott Foundas on stage Friday for the New York Film Festival Critics Academy, to discuss his new book "The Big Screen: The Story of the Movies....

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    Through the Looking Glasses

    Hiler’s lens, it seems, doesn’t always respect the jurisdiction of its peers.

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