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Like the Last Time I Saw Someone in Love in Macao

  • By Forrest Cardamenis
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  • October 17, 2012 4:31 PM
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Comparing two portraits of urban loneliness from the New York Film Festival.

Looking For Reasons to Believe in 'Life of Pi'

  • By Max Nelson
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  • October 17, 2012 1:05 PM
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On the difference between "It's visual stunning, but..." and "It's visually stunning, because..."

Harris Savides Remembered, In Ten Incredible Images From 'Zodiac'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • October 17, 2012 11:48 AM
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The cinematographer of remarkable films like "Elephant" and "Last Days" was just 55 years old.

New York Film Critics Circle Picks New Members, Date For Annual Awards

  • By Matt Singer
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  • October 16, 2012 3:45 PM
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Bilge Ebiri, Nick Pinkerton, and Keith Uhlich all join the NYFCC, which will vote on its annual awards on December 3rd.
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Coming of Age at New York Film Festival

  • By Corey O'Connell
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  • October 16, 2012 3:09 PM
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A look at two distinct coming-of-age sub-genres on display in different selections from the New York Film Festival

Through the Looking Glasses

  • By Max Nelson
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  • October 16, 2012 1:02 PM
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Hiler’s lens, it seems, doesn’t always respect the jurisdiction of its peers.

Cristian Mungiu, Beyond the Films

  • By Alec Kubas-Meyer
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  • October 16, 2012 10:20 AM
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On the evolving aesthetics of a brilliantly talented young director.

Garden States: New Jersey, According to David Chase

  • By Caitlin Hughes
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  • October 15, 2012 2:10 PM
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The attraction to, and repulsion of New Jersey in the films of David Chase and the music of Steven Van Zandt's bandmate, Bruce Springsteen.

Early 'Skyfall' Reviews Suggest Sam Mendes' Bond is Not a Skyfail

  • By Matt Singer
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  • October 15, 2012 12:26 PM
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A few critics got to see the new Bond film over the weekend -- here's what they thought.

The Criticwire Survey: The Best Seat in the Theater

  • By Matt Singer
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  • October 15, 2012 9:58 AM
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This week, perhaps the most contentious debate on all of cinema: where's the best place to sit in a movie theater?

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