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Beware Mean People: Documentary Preview of Festival Hit SUPERHEROES

By at July 18, 2011 | 11:19 pm | 0 Comment

Beware Mean People: Documentary Preview of Festival Hit SUPERHEROES

Think you're an expert on the superhero movies of the summer of 2011? Think again. You may know Green Lantern and Captain America, but those guys are just prancing around in fiction -- the guys in the documentary Superheroes are doing it for real. Michael Barnett's film about some legitimate street warriors with big hearts, big guts and, yes, costumes, has been a festival more...

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Genius Gone Mad: BOBBY FISCHER AGAINST THE WORLD Film Review

By at June 14, 2011 | 6:42 am | 0 Comment

Genius Gone Mad: BOBBY FISCHER AGAINST THE WORLD Film Review

4.5 / 5 stars Chess. You hear the word over and over in Liz Garbus' thrilling documentary, Bobby Fischer Against the World. It's practically everywhere, in reference to everything, strewn throughout news footage, and repeated in talking-head interviews. It's tough to recall another film with such a ubiquitous word, but that repetition makes sense here. That word, the more...

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Bear Left, Right Frog: New Teaser Movie Poster for Disney’s THE MUPPETS

By at May 22, 2011 | 9:32 pm | 0 Comment

Bear Left, Right Frog: New Teaser Movie Poster for Disney’s THE MUPPETS

It was once called The Greatest Muppet Movie of All Time. Now it's simply called The Muppets, and it's headed to US theaters for Thanksgiving 2011 (November 23, to be exact). To prime at least two generations for this upcoming family comedy, Disney delivered the official teaser poster for the film, a movie that's garnered over a year's worth of buzz thanks to its more...

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Film Review: HBO Documentary BURMA SOLDIER

By at May 18, 2011 | 12:55 pm | 2 Comments

Film Review: HBO Documentary BURMA SOLDIER

4 / 5 stars by Norm Schrager, Meet In the Lobby Sitting in a refugee camp on the Burma-Thai border, a Burmese man named Myo Myint uses a disfigured hand to turn the pages of his military papers, showing one of the only artifacts left from his time as a soldier for one of the world's most oppressive governments. Directors Ricki Stern and Anne Sundberg (Joan Rivers: A more...

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