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Meet In the Lobby’s Top 10 Films of 2012. And Where To Find Them.

By at December 31, 2012 | 10:07 am | 3 Comments

Meet In the Lobby’s Top 10 Films of 2012. And Where To Find Them.

Too often, avid filmgoers have been let down by a particular year's offerings. 2012 has not been one of those years. In the past 12 months, we've enjoyed a deluge of quality documentaries, rich foreign films and high-quality big-budget titles. When the most popular films of the year are smarter or more enjoyable than usual (The Avengers, The Dark Knight Rises, The Hunger more...

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He Coulda Been a Contender: DARK HORSE Film Review

By at August 11, 2012 | 3:43 pm | 3 Comments

He Coulda Been a Contender: DARK HORSE Film Review

4.5 / 5 stars Todd Solondz has built his oft-controversial film portfolio on the framework of humans' deepest troubles. The slight filmmaker with the tinkly voice and oversized spectacles likes his characters to feel pain, to consider resolution beyond their horribly screwed up problems, to survive their destructive, often deplorable, behavior. Solondz has been accused more...

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IFFB 2012: Live with Todd Solondz and DARK HORSE

By at April 30, 2012 | 11:43 pm | 1 Comments

IFFB 2012: Live with Todd Solondz and DARK HORSE

For a guy with such a delicate voice, soft features and big eyeglasses, you'd never think Todd Solondz could piss off so many people. But with themes of rape, molestation, race and disability lining his repertoire of uniquely uncomfortable films -- Welcome to the Dollhouse, Happiness, Palindromes -- Solondz has his angry detractors. His latest film, Dark Horse, more...

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