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    Spend The Weekend With All of Xavier Dolan's Films (and Dolan Himself) at the MoMA

    For the first time, all three of Quebecois wunderkind filmmaker Xavier Dolan's films will be screening in a U.S. theater. This weekend, the Museum of Modern Art will screen Dolan's "I Killed My Mother," "Heartbeats" and "Laurence Anyways" as part of their Canadian Front series MoMA presents annually...

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    Review: Xavier Dolan's 'Heartbeats' Is A Stylish Love Triangle, But Emotionally Hollow At Its Core

    The constant criticism being aimed at young, wunderkind Canadian director Xavier Dolan, is that the Montreal-based filmmaker -- while completely precocious and preternaturally talented -- puts too much of a premium and emphasis on style over substance. And yet, just because it's practically a cliche ad hominem dig against Dolan's films, it doesn't mean that the censure is off base. While featuring an impeccable soundtrack, a color palette ripped out of the Pedro Almodovar playbook for comedic melodramas, and an ineffable je ne sais quoi energy taken from the Jean-Luc Godard school of '60s filmmaking (though Dolan denies he's ever seen the fam...

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