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A Second Chance for MUD

In many ways, "Mud" is a throwback to good old-fashioned storytelling. It takes us back to Mark Twain, back to childhood, back to the rhythms of nature.
  • By Kayleigh Butera
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  • April 29, 2014 3:07 PM
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  • 9 Comments

CANNES 2012: Jeff Nichols' MUD

Some film critics have described Jeff Nichols’s "Mud" as the perfect way to end Cannes 2012, a fun and accessible slice of cinematic Americana. But considering the film’s hammy sentimentality and bogus emotional connections, I can’t think of a more disappointing send off.
  • By Glenn Heath Jr.
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  • May 26, 2012 3:33 PM
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  • 5 Comments

CANNES 2012: Lee Daniels' THE PAPERBOY

The best that can be said of Lee Daniels' "The Paperboy" is that it’s sometimes intentionally awful. More often than not, however, it’s just awful.
  • By Simon Abrams
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  • May 24, 2012 9:53 AM
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