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The 2013 Cannes Review Report: 'Jodorowsky's Dune'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • May 22, 2013 5:57 PM
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The 2013 Cannes Review Report: 'All is Lost'

  • By Steve Greene
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  • May 22, 2013 1:29 PM
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Minimal dialogue and an even smaller cast list isn't stopping critics from praising director J.C. Chandor and star Robert Redford as some of the best work of Cannes 2013 so far.

From the Wire: Lars Ulrich, Roger Ebert Fan

  • By Matt Singer
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  • May 22, 2013 11:56 AM
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Plus more lovely words from Chaz Ebert to her late husband Roger from the Cannes Film Festival.

The 2013 Cannes Review Report: 'Only God Forgives'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • May 22, 2013 9:33 AM
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  • 6 Comments
What critics are saying/tweeting about the new film from the director and star of "Drive."

Hollywood: Let There Be Light (Please?)

  • By Matt Singer
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  • May 21, 2013 4:35 PM
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  • 2 Comments
So far, this summer's movies have a darkness problem.

The 2013 Cannes Review Report: 'Behind the Candelabra'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • May 21, 2013 10:26 AM
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What critics are saying about Steven Soderbergh's new (final?) film about Liberace.

The Schemes of Mel Brooks

  • By Matt Singer
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  • May 20, 2013 3:34 PM
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Schemes connect all of Brooks' films.
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The Cannes 2013 Criticwire Cheat Sheet

  • By Steve Greene
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  • May 20, 2013 12:46 PM
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Your collection of film pages for all the titles playing at Cannes 2013.

Movies Like Magic: Peek Behind the Film Critic Curtain in this Excerpt from 'Rainer on Film'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • May 20, 2013 11:50 AM
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"Movies are like magic acts. You are constantly trying to peek behind the curtain; you want to be fooled, and you don't want to be fooled."

The Criticwire Survey: Best on the Big Screen

  • By Matt Singer
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  • May 20, 2013 10:04 AM
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Every week, Criticwire asks film critics a question and brings you their responses in The Criticwire Survey. We also ask each member of the poll to pick the best film currently playing in theaters. The most popular choices can be found at the bottom of this post. But first, this week's question:

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