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Cristian Mungiu, Beyond the Films

  • By Alec Kubas-Meyer
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  • October 16, 2012 10:20 AM
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On the evolving aesthetics of a brilliantly talented young director.

Garden States: New Jersey, According to David Chase

  • By Caitlin Hughes
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  • October 15, 2012 2:10 PM
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The attraction to, and repulsion of New Jersey in the films of David Chase and the music of Steven Van Zandt's bandmate, Bruce Springsteen.

Holy Celluloid Versus Digital Passion

  • By Peter Labuza
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  • October 3, 2012 12:25 PM
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Comparing the representations of digital filmmaking in a trio of New York Film Festival selections

Stray Observations From the Criticwire Toronto Poll: What Surprised Us About This Year's Winners

  • By Steve Greene
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  • September 17, 2012 2:14 PM
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As you may have seen this morning, we posted our usual end-of-festival films/performances poll for the Toronto International Film Festival. Aside from the year-in-review poll that we conduct every December, this is one of our biggest opportunities for lovers of movies and movie-related data to sift through a bevy of responses.

Surprise! 'The Master' Tops Our End-of-Venice Poll

  • By Steve Greene
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  • September 10, 2012 11:02 AM
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Paul Thomas Anderson's film proved to the juggernaught of this year's Venice Film Festival, handily taking both top film and performances in our Criticwire wrap-up poll.

Criticwire at Cannes: The Top Films and Performances Poll

  • By Steve Greene
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  • May 29, 2012 12:58 PM
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"Amour" and "Holy Motors" close out Cannes as the Criticwire favorites, but what gangsters and singers also made the best of the festival lists? And which films drew both applause and disappointment?

Criticwire Critics Analyze Cannes at the Halfway Mark

  • By Steve Greene
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  • May 23, 2012 8:38 AM
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Halfway through Cannes 2012, we highlight the best and not-quite-as-good, based on the feedback from our Criticwire members.

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