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Review: Amir Ramses' Doc 'Jews of Egypt' Gives In-Depth Look At Complex History

  • By Nijla Mumin
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  • April 2, 2014 3:27 PM
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When I watched Amir Ramses' documentary Jews of Egypt, I thought about my father, and the ways that cultural and religious specificity can become subsumed by an overwhelming homogenization.

ND/NF Review: 'Salvation Army' Falls Short of Expectations

  • By Zeba Blay
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  • March 28, 2014 11:40 AM
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It's hard to pinpoint exactly where director Abdellah Taia's Salvation Army goes wrong, mostly because it had so much going for it to begin with.

ND/NF Review - Richard Ayoade's 'The Double' Is A Surprising & Refreshing Second Feature From The Filmmaker

  • By Zeba Blay
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  • March 28, 2014 10:16 AM
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ND/NF Review - Richard Ayoade's 'The Double' Is A Surprising & Refreshing Second Feature From The Filmmaker

NVBC 2014 Review - Tommy Oliver's Debut '1982' Provides A Platform For Hill Harper To Shine

  • By Zeba Blay
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  • March 27, 2014 4:35 PM
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NVBC 2014 Review - Tommy Oliver's Debut '1982' Provides A Platform For Hill Harper To Shine

New On DVD This Week Review: 'Let the Fire Burn' Is Powerfully & Masterfully Structured

  • By Zeba Blay
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  • March 25, 2014 11:43 AM
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New On DVD This Week Review: 'Let the Fire Burn' Is Powerfully & Masterfully Structured

Review: 'Brothers Hypnotic' Documents the Struggle of Every Independent Artist (Opens For 1-Week Run In NYC Today)

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • March 24, 2014 4:50 PM
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Review: 'Brothers Hypnotic' Documents the Struggle of Every Independent Artist (Opens For 1-Week Run In NYC Today)

Review: 'Anita' and the Politics of Sex, Race and Power (In Theaters Today, 3/21)

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • March 21, 2014 11:48 AM
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Review: 'Anita' and the Politics of Sex, Race and Power (In Theaters This Friday, 3/21)

New Directors/New Films Review - 'Dear White People': A Quest for Love, Sex and Acceptance

  • By Erik Luers
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  • March 21, 2014 11:04 AM
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New Directors/New Films Review - 'Dear White People': A Quest for Love, Sex and Acceptance

Review: 'Need for Speed' (Managing Expectations Could Result In A Good Time At The Movies)

  • By Dan Simolke
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  • March 13, 2014 4:23 PM
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Review: 'Need for Speed' (Managing Expectations Could Result In A Good Time At The Movies)
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Review: Civil War-Set Drama 'The Retrieval' Is A Finely Crafted & Evocative Film (Opens Friday)

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • March 12, 2014 12:49 PM
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Review: Civil War-Set Drama 'The Retrieval' Is A Finely Crafted & Evocative Film (Opens Friday)