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When Opposites Collide: RUST AND BONE Film Review

By at December 23, 2012 | 1:30 pm | 0 Comment

When Opposites Collide: RUST AND BONE Film Review

4 / 5 stars After taking the 2009 Cannes Film Festival by storm with the barbaric yet brilliant crime drama, A Prophet, Jacques Audiard returns with Rust and Bone, another hard-hitting drama that’s got viewers buzzing thanks to another strong festival circuit showing. (Click on the movie poster for a larger version.) Rust and Bone charts the unconventional romance more...

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PINOCCHIO and PADDINGTON: Adaptation Updates for Two Classics

By at May 20, 2012 | 10:27 am | 0 Comment

PINOCCHIO and PADDINGTON: Adaptation Updates for Two Classics

One's Italian, the other's British. One's a marionette who becomes a boy; the other's a toy bear with a smart rain slicker and a penchant for marmalade. And both are coming to the big screen, involving heavy hitter names like del Toro, Henson and Heyman (sounds like a multi-lingual law firm). :: Pinocchio Director Guillermo del Toro (Pan's Labyrinth) has been more...

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Prozac Planet: MELANCHOLIA Film Review

By at November 10, 2011 | 12:05 pm | 2 Comments

Prozac Planet: MELANCHOLIA Film Review

4 / 5 stars To watch the latest cuckoo curiosity from Lars von Trier, Melancholia, you'd never guess he's the guy that once co-created a list of rules to make filmmaking as painfully "natural" as possible. von Trier's dogme 95 movement shunned tripods, artificial light and artificial plot points, yet here we are, the controversial Danish director plunging into sci-fi more...

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Film Review: Cannes Winner LE QUATTRO VOLTE

By at April 15, 2011 | 1:27 pm | 1 Comments

Film Review: Cannes Winner LE QUATTRO VOLTE

3.5 / 5 stars by Norm Schrager, Meet In the Lobby You might not define Le Quattro Volte as experimental -- but if that's the first word that comes to mind, you'd be close. This Best European Film winner at Cannes 2010 has essentially one character (okay, two, if you count a baby goat), contains zero dialogue and is based on Pythagoras' theory that existence is more...

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