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    Telling the Story of Cinema

    Making sense of the Locarno Film Festival's sprawling new sidebar, Histoire(s) du Cinéma.

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    Seeing the Sights in the Films of Ben Wheatley

    Considering the uniquely personal aesthetic of one of the most talented young genre filmmakers in the world.

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    Of Bridesmaids and Manic Pixies: Female Archetypes in 'Ruby Sparks' and 'Bachelorette'

    Considering the evolution of the Manic Pixie Dream Girl figure in two films at the Locarno Film Festival.

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    'Far From Afghanistan,' Indeed

    “Every spectator is either a coward or a traitor” -- Frantz Fanon

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    Toby Jones, Household Face

    You might not know Toby Jones' name but you might recognize his face -- and you surely love his work.

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    Dueling Visions of Fantasy at the Locarno Film Festival

    Comparing the images of fantasy at two Locarno selections: "Ruby Sparks" and "Magic Mike."

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    At Locarno, Opening Night Done Right

    Film festivals are a haven for cinephiles -- just not on opening night.

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    Meet the Members of the Locarno Critics Academy

    Hear from the talented young critics who will be covering Locarno for us next week.

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