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Weekend Reel Reads: Digging Deeper in Familiar Territory

  • By Steve Greene
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  • October 7, 2012 9:46 AM
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Although some of this week's stories inhabit categories that might sound familiar, each piece brings a new perspective for your weekend perusal.

'Holy Motors' Tops Criticwire's Fantastic Fest Critics Poll

  • By Matt Singer
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  • September 28, 2012 4:23 PM
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Plus the rest of the critics' favorites from Austin, Texas.

Fantastic Fest Review: 'Sightseers'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • September 28, 2012 12:37 PM
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A review of one of Fantastic Fest 2012's surprise screenings.

Criticism or Critique of Criticism? Talking With Rodney Ascher About 'Room 237'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • September 27, 2012 11:07 AM
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Welcome back to the Overlook Hotel.

Fantastic Fest Review: 'The Conspiracy'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • September 26, 2012 11:50 AM
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Our review of one of the more buzzed about titles at Fantastic Fest 2012, a found footage conspiracy thriller.

Filmmaker Joe Swanberg and Critic Devin Faraci Clash at Fantastic Fest

  • By Matt Singer
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  • September 23, 2012 4:47 AM
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See the pictures. Read the transcript. Witness as filmmaker and critic literally come to blows.

Fantastic Fest Review: 'Black Out'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • September 21, 2012 4:46 PM
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If Guy Ritchie made "The Hangover" in the Netherlands, it might look something like this.

In Praise of Fantastic Fest

  • By Matt Singer
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  • September 20, 2012 1:08 PM
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I'm off for a week of crazy movies in Austin, Texas. Here's why.

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