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Keeping It All in the Family: Ebertfest 2013, Day Two

  • By Matt Singer
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  • April 19, 2013 2:39 PM
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This isn't a film festival. It's a film seance.

Tribeca Film Festival in Your Living Room: Where to Find the 2012 Alumni Online

  • By Steve Greene
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  • April 19, 2013 11:41 AM
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Here is your handy guide to all 45 of the titles from the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival that are currently available for renting, streaming or online purchase.

The Review Report for Friday April 19th: 'Oblivion,' 'In The House,' and More.

  • By Forrest Cardamenis
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  • April 19, 2013 10:47 AM
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You could say that the first "Summer blockbuster" is released this week, but if you choose to skip it, there is still a diverse array of films being released this week. From music dramas to horror films and postmodern coming-of-age stories, there looks to be something for everybody.

Listen to Film Critics Take on the World at a Panel from SXSW

  • By Matt Singer
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  • April 19, 2013 10:02 AM
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Recorded at SXSW 2013 last month, this panel features critics Scott Weinberg and Melissa Hanson, "You're Next" screenwriter Simon Barrett, and film marketer Marian Koltai-Levine.

Those Were the Days of Heaven: Ebertfest 2013, Day One

  • By Matt Singer
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  • April 19, 2013 12:06 AM
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The first night of this year's festival included Terrence Malick's "Days of Heaven" and a special sing-a-long tribute to the late Roger Ebert.

The New Ebertfest App Gets Two Thumbs Up

  • By Matt Singer
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  • April 18, 2013 10:45 AM
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The app is 50% off during Ebertfest, which runs through Sunday.

Division Division: 'Simon Killer'

  • By Forrest Cardamenis
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  • April 18, 2013 10:02 AM
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Still haven't seen the latest from Antonio Campos? Reviews from members of our Criticwire network tell you why you should (or possibly shouldn't) seek it out.

New and Reviewed on DVD/Blu-Ray: 'Django Unchained,' 'Save The Date,' and 'Dragon'

  • By Forrest Cardamenis
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  • April 17, 2013 11:02 AM
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It may appear we have a hit a home-video lull, but a closer look reveals that this is easily the strongest release for the market this month. In addition first major home video release this month with "Django Unchained," a couple more features have garnered positive reviews despite not receiving the same level of attention during their initial release. Admittedly, though, it becomes slim pickings in a hurry.

Criticwire TV: 'Mad Men' Disappoints, 'Game of Thrones' Delivers & More

  • By Forrest Cardamenis
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  • April 17, 2013 10:44 AM
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With "Mad Men" airing its second episode last Sunday, the psychologizing of Don Draper continues, although this week's episode ("The Collaborators") made that task a bit easier than usual -- at least according to the consternation of some critics. A flashback of Don watching his widowed stepmother sleep with Mack (Morgan Rusler) has been interpreted in several reviews as an answer to Don's business-like approach to relationships.

Stand in the Lobby and Talk: Honoring Roger Ebert at Ebertfest 2013

  • By Matt Singer
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  • April 17, 2013 10:05 AM
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I'm on my way to Eberfest, to watch movies and to talk.

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