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Picking Our Favorites From the Last Five Years of SXSW

  • By Forrest Cardamenis and Steve Greene
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  • March 7, 2013 1:19 PM
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Before the on-the-ground dispatches from SXSW 2013 begin, we take a look at our favorite recommendations from each of the last five years of the festival.

Critics Pick the Best of the Berlin Film Festival (With a Few Surprises)

  • By Steve Greene
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  • February 19, 2013 3:12 PM
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Berlin International Film Festival
This year's Berlin International Film Festival, but that only means that there are some fascinating films and performances now starting their journeys to wider audiences.

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love 'The World Brain'

  • By Julie Fischer
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  • January 29, 2013 11:58 AM
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"If that knowledge is centralized under one point of control, it is only as good as that holder’s intentions."

The 2013 Sundance Review Report: Catch-Up Edition

  • By Matt Singer
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  • January 24, 2013 3:19 PM
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A new movie from David Gordon Green a biopic of pornstar Linda Lovelace and more in today's report.

Criticwire at Sundance: What Films Have the Highest Ratings?

  • By Steve Greene
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  • January 24, 2013 1:02 PM
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Just like that, Sundance 2013 is already 50% over. We take a look at some of the Criticwire response for a dozen of the most notable films of the first five days of Park City.

How 'The Occupy Wall Street Collaborative Film' Demonstrates Crowdsourcing in Action

  • By Katie Edgerton
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  • January 24, 2013 10:04 AM
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This year, Indiewire is teaming up with the MIT Open Documentary Lab in the department of Comparative Media Studies and the Sundance Institute for a series on articles about the festival's New Frontiers section written by two graduate students attending the festival.

What Sundance's New Frontier Is Building In (and Out) There

  • By Julie Fischer
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  • January 23, 2013 3:30 PM
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The cold isn’t the only thing giving people the shivers at Sundance’s New Frontier.

The 2013 Sundance Review Report: Day 5

  • By Matt Singer
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  • January 22, 2013 12:17 PM
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Here's how critics liked the movies of Day 5 at Sundance, including a new Andrew Bujalski film, and the directorial debut of the co-writers of "The Descendants."

The 2013 Sundance Review Report: 'Upstream Color'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • January 22, 2013 10:03 AM
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The director of "Primer" is back with a new movie -- here's what critics think of it.

The Hidden Depths of 'Coral: Rekindling Venus'

  • By Julie Fischer
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  • January 21, 2013 4:26 PM
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This New Frontier installation uses a film and an augmented reality phone app to bring viewers under the sea.

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