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    Berlin 2013 Review - Haitian Drama 'Twa Timoun' ('Three Kids')

    Haiti is about to have a devastating earthquake and three boys in a orphanage are dreaming of fleeing. They share two beds between them and dream of the endless possibilities of life on the street. Three Kids chronicles their journey in the aftermath of the earthquake as they struggle with the ...

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    Berlin 2013 Review - 'Born This Way'

    Berlinale – Panorama 2013 USA 2013 DIRECTOR: Shaun Kadlec, Deb Tullmann

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    Recap: Benedict Cumberbatch & Rebecca Hall Shine In First 2 Parts Of Period Miniseries 'Parade's End'

    The specter of "Downton Abbey" has been present in the run up to the broadcast of BBC and HBO's new period drama "Parade's End." Both are lavish period tales set before, during and after World War I. But in fact, the comparisons are a little overblown. 'Downton' and "Parade's End" (an adaptation of ...

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    Review: ‘Jack The Giant Slayer’ An Unexceptional, But Still Satisfying Fairy Tale Blockbuster

    Hollywood’s race to bring fairy tales to the big screen over the last few years, hasn’t had the best results, at least creatively. While “Alice In Wonderland” made a still unbelievable $1 billion worldwide, it simply wasn’t good, and subsequent efforts like “Red Riding Hood,” “Mirror Mirror” and “Sn...

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    FESPACO 2013 Review - Evocative Angolan Drama 'All Is Well' ('Por Aqui Tudo Bem')

    It's one of 20 feature films screening at FESPACO this week; we saw it at the LAFF last year. Here's a repost of our review...

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    VOD Review: Stanley Nelson's Grand Jury Prize-Nominated Sundance Film 'A Place Of Our Own'

    A Place of Our Own, by Stanley Nelson, is a film which some of you may already be familiar with as it was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance in 2004.

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    Another S & A Reader Gives Their Take On 'Twelve Years A Slave' & Audience Response To It

    And some of you aren't going to be happy....

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    BLESS ME, ULTIMA

    All I knew about this film going in was that it was based on one of the most popular Chicano books of modern times, written by Rudolfo Anaya and published in 1999. When I learned that it was adapted for the screen and directed by Carl Franklin, I smiled in anticipation of something special.

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    Netflix Streaming Pick: Review Of 'Skin' (Starring Sophie Okonedo)

    Based on a true story Skin looks at the life of Sandra Laing who, according to the Skin movie website synopsis was the embodiment of a phenomenon I'm sure that most white South Africans at the time (and maybe even now) would like to deny existed: "...a black child born in the 1950s to white...

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    Weekend Preview: Dwayne Johnson and Alex Karpovsky Receive Middling Reviews, Luis Bunuel's Must-See 'Tristana'

    This weekend sees such diverse personalities as Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and "Girls" star Alex Karpovsky on the big screen. Johnson's vehicle "Snitch" isn't snatching much praise from critics, while Karpovsky has written, directed and starred in the double feature "Rubberneck" and "Red Flag," recei...

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