Criticwire

Nothing Surfaces: Cristian Mungiu's 'Beyond the Hills'

  • By Fariha Roisin
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  • October 22, 2012 2:31 PM
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A Critics Academy investigation of a "perilous but rewarding film."

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.

The Movie Talk Show of Our Time

  • By Caitlin Hughes
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  • October 18, 2012 4:21 PM
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On a disarming, and disarmingly entertaining television series about great film artists.

Like the Last Time I Saw Someone in Love in Macao

  • By Forrest Cardamenis
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  • October 17, 2012 4:31 PM
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  • 1 Comment
Comparing two portraits of urban loneliness from the New York Film Festival.

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..."

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.

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.

Weekend Reel Reads: Selections from the New York Film Festival Critics Academy

  • By Steve Greene
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  • October 14, 2012 2:26 PM
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Our eight academy members have produced some incredibly insightful work over the past two weeks. Some of the best of their writing is gathered here for your educational perusal.

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