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See You In The Movies: Argo

With themes that strike unnervingly close to today’s zeitgeist, Argo smartly takes the path of an old-fashioned thriller to unveil the neverending turmoil of international relations. A movie about the power of movies, Ben Affleck’s third feature uses all the … Continue reading

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GEMS OF 2011: A Separation

With A Separation, filmmaker Asghar Farhadi throws his storytelling back to a time and style where political statements had to be buried not-so-obviously (a la, say, Mad Men) within the context of a deeply textured, metaphorical plot. Here we get … Continue reading

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Previews for (Mostly) All Foreign Film Submissions

Current Predictions (10-15-11): Le Havre, Aki Kaurismäki (Finland) A Separation, Asghar Farhadi (Iran) Miss Bala, Gerardo Naranjo (Mexico) Pina, Wim Wenders (Germany) The Colors of the Mountain, Carlos César Arbeláez (Colombia) For your viewing pleasure, I’ve gathered previews for most … Continue reading

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