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The 2013 Sundance Review Report: Day 4

  • By Matt Singer
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  • January 21, 2013 2:05 PM
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It was a busy weekend for critics at Sundance -- here's what they wrote and tweeted.

'Index' Fingers at Sundance's New Frontier

  • By Katie Edgerton
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  • January 21, 2013 11:36 AM
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An installation at the Sundance Film Festival uses biological data -- heartbeats and fingerprints -- to create an aesthetic experience.

The 2013 Sundance Review Report: 'Before Midnight'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • January 21, 2013 10:47 AM
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What did critics think of the new film in the "Before Sunrise/Sunset" series?

Missives From the Substitute World

  • By Forrest Cardamenis
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  • October 23, 2012 12:09 PM
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A member of our Critics Academy gets to "the core of the cinema" found in a trio of NYFF titles.

Silence, Golden, in Black and White: 'Tabu,' Gomes, and Cage

  • By Blair McClendon
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  • October 23, 2012 9:52 AM
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On the magic and music of nothingness in a remarkable New York FIlm Festival selection.

A Critics Academy Conversation: New York Film Festival Wrap-Up

  • By Fariha Roisin and Blair McClendon
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  • October 19, 2012 3:57 PM
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Olivier Assayas Returns to His Summer of Marx

  • By Peter Labuza
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  • October 19, 2012 10:02 AM
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Olivier Assayas' revolutionary cinema -- in two films about revolutionaries.

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..."

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.