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'Silver Linings Playbook' Draws Up Impressive Reviews at Toronto

  • By Matt Singer
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  • September 13, 2012 12:44 PM
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  • 1 Comment
It looks like David O. Russell might have followed up "The Fighter" with another feel-good hit.

'Cloud Atlas' Toronto Reviews Clouded By Critical Doubts

  • By Matt Singer
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  • September 10, 2012 11:52 AM
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The Wachowskis and Tom Tykwer's sci-fi epic did not receive an epic welcome at the Toronto Film Festival.

Venice Reviews For Brian De Palma's 'Passion' Are a Bloody Mess

  • By Matt Singer
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  • September 7, 2012 4:40 PM
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Reviews for the "Blow Out" director's return to the thriller genre have not been thrilling.

'Spring Breakers' Flashes the Press Corps at Venice

  • By Matt Singer
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  • September 5, 2012 10:33 AM
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  • 2 Comments
The latest film from Harmony Korine drew some of the biggest lines of the festival -- and some decent reviews.

Audiences Boo Terrence Malick's "To the Wonder" at the Venice Film Festival

  • By Matt Singer
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  • September 4, 2012 10:00 AM
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  • 1 Comment
The new film from the director of "The Tree of Life" was not greeted with the kindest of receptions in Venice.

Venice Review Capsule: 'Stories We Tell'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • August 31, 2012 2:31 PM
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  • 0 Comments
Sarah Polley's documentary about her family's complicated past is earning rave reviews in Venice.

Cannes Review Capsule: 'Cosmopolis'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • May 25, 2012 2:30 PM
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  • 1 Comment
How is David Cronenberg's latest sci-fi funkfest faring with critics at Cannes?

Cannes Review Capsule: 'The Paperboy'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • May 24, 2012 1:47 PM
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  • 3 Comments

Cannes Review Capsule: 'Holy Motors'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • May 23, 2012 2:33 PM
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Leos Carax's first movie in 13 years is the first surprise hit of the festival.

Cannes Review Capsule: 'Killing Them Softly'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • May 22, 2012 11:39 AM
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  • 0 Comments
How did the new film from the director and star of "The Assassination of Jesse James By the Coward Robert Ford" fare with critics at Cannes?

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