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Locarno International Film Festival

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    Interview: Apichatpong Weerasethakul Recalls His Past Films and Future Plans

    The director of "Uncle Boonmee" on upcoming projects, his cinematic inspiration, and how it feels to be the president of the jury at the 2012 Locarno Film Festival.

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    Some Theories About Rodney Ascher's 'Room 237'

    Is this documentary about Stanley Kubrick's "The Shining" a work of criticism, or a critique of criticism?

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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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    This Week on Criticwire: Opening Locarno and Evaluating the Classics

    The Sight & Sound poll dominated the late-week headlines, but there were other reasons over the past few days to look back at the films of the past.

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