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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.

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."

Criticwire Picks: 'Searching for Sugar Man' Finds Strong Feedback

  • By Steve Greene
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  • July 26, 2012 8:54 AM
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Continuing the recent trend of high performing documentaries, the saga of 1970s folk singer Rodriguez leads this week's upcoming releases.