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To promote Susanna Fogel's breezy Life Partners as a romantic comedy and an LGBT film would be, pointless pigeonholing aside, somewhat misleading. In reality, the romantic elements are secondary to what is essentially an astute and cleverly written dissection...
From: Slant Magazine | By: Ed Gonzalez and Sal Cinquemani | Friday, April 18, 2014
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I emerged out of the train station and onto the roiling snake pit of Hollywood Boulevard this past Thursday afternoon with a singularity of purpose that has served well those who have learned to safely navigate this peril-ridden stretch of tourism and...
From: Slant Magazine | By: Ed Gonzalez and Sal Cinquemani | Friday, April 18, 2014
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The Sarajevo of For Ever Mozart isn't what you'd expect, and it's not just because the bucolic rural areas and small towns outside of Geneva, where the film was shot, couldn't look less like the war-torn capital of Bosnia. Unlike most movies about the...
From: Slant Magazine | By: Ed Gonzalez and Sal Cinquemani | Friday, April 18, 2014
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1. "Gabriel García Márquez R.I.P." The conjurer of literary magic, and Nobel laureate, dies at 87. "Gabriel García Márquez, the Colombian novelist whose One Hundred Years of Solitude established him as a giant of 20th-century literature, died on...
From: Slant Magazine | By: Ed Gonzalez and Sal Cinquemani | Friday, April 18, 2014
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The Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Film seems to channel the sheer variety of the Internet, where it seems all movies from all eras are available. During 10 days, all sorts of films are made available at several venues within the...
From: Slant Magazine | By: Ed Gonzalez and Sal Cinquemani | Friday, April 18, 2014
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Drawing off the vibrant energy of Fort Greene's Walt Whitman Houses, Keith Miller's Five Star places a familiar crime narrative in an ethnographic context, melding fact and fiction into an often-jagged combination. Detailing the ins and outs of local...
From: Slant Magazine | By: Ed Gonzalez and Sal Cinquemani | Friday, April 18, 2014
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A documentary is often only as good as its subject, and Art and Craft has a truly unique and astonishing one. Mark Landis is a balding, soft-spoken middle-aged man who lives in a messy Laurel, Mississippi apartment where he drinks wine, smokes cigarettes,...
From: Slant Magazine | By: Ed Gonzalez and Sal Cinquemani | Friday, April 18, 2014
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As Christopher Nolan's go-to cinematographer, Wally Pfister was as responsible as anyone for turning caped crusading and interlocking dream-bound heists into the new fantasy realism. His eye for dense images arguably gave Nolan's trendy downbeat fanboy...
From: Slant Magazine | By: Ed Gonzalez and Sal Cinquemani | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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While almost certainly incidental, it's still worth noting that Dante Lam's That Demon Within ends how Drug War begins, with an out-of-control vehicle wreaking spectacular havoc. Both films tread similar genre terrain, but among the many differences...
From: Slant Magazine | By: Ed Gonzalez and Sal Cinquemani | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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1. "Cannes Film Festival Unveils Star-Studded Lineup for 67th Edition." Films from Tommy Lee Jones, Bennett Miller, David Cronenberg, Jean-Luc Godard, Michel Hazanavicius, Ken Loach and Mike Leigh will all compete for the Palme d'Or. "Tommy Lee Jones'...
From: Slant Magazine | By: Ed Gonzalez and Sal Cinquemani | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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Nathan Silver captures the young-adult experience, particularly the agony of first sexual pangs, in films that deftly mix beguilement and repulsion. The magic of his first film, Exit Elena, hinged on Kia Davis's eponymous character, a budding live-in...
From: Slant Magazine | By: Ed Gonzalez and Sal Cinquemani | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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Alonso Ruiz Palacios is aware enough of his place in Mexican cinema's new wave to include a couple of jarringly meta references in his otherwise fourth-wall-preserving debut film, Güeros, first popping into the frame to ask one of the actors what he...
From: Slant Magazine | By: Ed Gonzalez and Sal Cinquemani | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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The Arab Spring has many faces. Malika (a charismatic Chaimae Ben Acha), the lead singer of the eponymous all-girl punk rock band at the center of writer-director Sean Gullette's debut feature, Traitors, is a representative of the restless generation...
From: Slant Magazine | By: Ed Gonzalez and Sal Cinquemani | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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1. "The 100 Best Animated Movies." World-famous animators pick the best animated movies ever, including Disney and Pixar movies, cult movies, kids movies, stop-motion, anime and more. "Chances are the first movie you ever saw was animation. Exuberant,...
From: Slant Magazine | By: Ed Gonzalez and Sal Cinquemani | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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The 400 Blows, one of the initiating sparks of the French New Wave, ultimately boils down to the film's trendsetting coda, perhaps the most exclamatory question mark in movies. (Only Kiss Me Deadly, which similarly ends in the surf, and L'Eclisse come...
From: Slant Magazine | By: Ed Gonzalez and Sal Cinquemani | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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