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TIFFticipation 2013: Reviews from Films Already Screened Elsewhere

  • By Steve Greene
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  • September 4, 2013 1:46 PM
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As we await the open of TIFF 2013, here are a few films that will play there that have already screened at other festivals so far this year.

To Be (Cont'd) Gets Things Started With a Consideration of Summer Blockbusters

  • By Sam Adams
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  • September 4, 2013 12:06 PM
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A new site offers a slow-food approach to criticism, beginning with a consideration of summer blockbusters.

Criticwire Survey: Most-Anticipated Fall Entertainments

  • By Sam Adams
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  • September 3, 2013 1:29 PM
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What are you looking forward to this fall? Criticwire's writers answer with the Coen Brothers' take on the East Village scene and the return of a beloved cereal.

TCM's 'Story of Film' Is the Most Thrilling Movie Event of the Season

  • By Sam Adams
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  • September 2, 2013 3:01 PM
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An annotated guide to the first week of Turner Classic Movies' massive 'The Story of Film,' inspired by Mark Cousins' 15-part documentary.

TIFF Streaming Guide: Almost 100 Titles from 2012's Selection Available Online

  • By Steve Greene
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  • September 2, 2013 11:30 AM
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98 films (a little over six days' worth) all available to you anywhere you can get an Internet connection. Hope you weren't planning on sleeping any time soon!

'Breaking Bad' Watch: In "Rabid Dog," Walt's Going Down, and Everyone's Coming With Him

  • By Sam Adams
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  • September 2, 2013 12:41 AM
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Walter White is going down, and everyone else is coming with him.

Barbed Wire: 'Getaway'

  • By Steve Greene
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  • August 29, 2013 3:28 PM
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"You can tell how restless he is by the fact that he wears a hat for a lot of the beginning of the movie. Nothing says a movie star has given up like wearing a hat."

Bring Some of Last Year's Venice Film Festival to Your Living Room

  • By Steve Greene
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  • August 29, 2013 1:42 PM
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Here are a dozen films from last year's Venice Film Festival that you can watch from the privacy of your own home.

Who Said It: Shakespeare or Batman?

  • By Sam Adams
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  • August 28, 2013 2:38 PM
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Separating superhero idiom from Elizabethan verse isn't as easy as it sounds.

Weightlessness and Atmosphere: Why the First Reviews of 'Gravity' are Glowing

  • By Steve Greene
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  • August 28, 2013 1:26 PM
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For those eager to see exactly how Alfonso Cuarón's return to the director's chair is winning over critics, we've assembled the early returns from Venice.

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