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Seeing the Sights in the Films of Ben Wheatley

  • By Beatrice Behn
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  • August 8, 2012 5:29 PM
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Considering the uniquely personal aesthetic of one of the most talented young genre filmmakers in the world.

Of Bridesmaids and Manic Pixies: Female Archetypes in 'Ruby Sparks' and 'Bachelorette'

  • By Zeba Blay
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  • August 8, 2012 1:10 PM
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Considering the evolution of the Manic Pixie Dream Girl figure in two films at the Locarno Film Festival.

'Far From Afghanistan,' Indeed

  • By Celluloid Liberation Front
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  • August 7, 2012 5:31 PM
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“Every spectator is either a coward or a traitor” -- Frantz Fanon

Toby Jones, Household Face

  • By Michael Nordine
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  • August 7, 2012 1:28 PM
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You might not know Toby Jones' name but you might recognize his face -- and you surely love his work.

Good Mothers and Bad Children at Locarno 2012

  • By Claudia Piwecki
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  • August 6, 2012 7:25 PM
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Dueling Visions of Fantasy at the Locarno Film Festival

  • By Ari Gunnar Thorsteinsson
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  • August 6, 2012 11:48 AM
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Comparing the images of fantasy at two Locarno selections: "Ruby Sparks" and "Magic Mike."

This Week on Criticwire: Opening Locarno and Evaluating the Classics

  • By Steve Greene
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  • August 4, 2012 2:26 PM
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The Sight & Sound poll dominated the late-week headlines, but there were other reasons over the past few days to look back at the films of the past.

At Locarno, Opening Night Done Right

  • By Michael Nordine
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  • August 3, 2012 11:58 AM
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Film festivals are a haven for cinephiles -- just not on opening night.

Meet the Members of the Locarno Critics Academy

  • By Matt Singer
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  • July 25, 2012 3:45 PM
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Hear from the talented young critics who will be covering Locarno for us next week.

Last Call For Applicants to Indiewire's Locarno Film Festival Critics Academy

  • By Matt Singer
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  • June 12, 2012 2:56 PM
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Interested in covering the Locarno Film Festival for Criticwire? Make sure you get your application in by June 22nd. Application details inside.