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Review: 'Salvation Boulevard' Spotlights A Murder In The Megachurch

  • By Gabe Toro
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  • July 14, 2011 2:59 AM
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Religion remains the one cinematic taboo. As it should be: developing belief systems to create order in a world that, to some, appears chaotic is as human as eating and breathing. To say it is the territory of the idle-minded is to neglect the healing power of a belief system, theistic or otherwise. But more often than not, it allows the eloquent and duplicitous an opportunity to capitalize on those that seek guidance.

Watch: Pierce Brosnan, Greg Kinnear & Jennifer Connelly In Trailer For 'Salvation Boulevard'

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • May 24, 2011 1:04 AM
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The next few months might be dominated by summer blockbusters, but we're also starting to get the festival hits from the last six months: acclaimed indies from Toronto, Sundance and SXSW, films like "Submarine," "Beginners," "The Trip" and "Page One," all land in the next while and a trailer has just debuted for one of the starrier offerings from Park City this year.

Sundance '11: 'Salvation Boulevard,' 'Project Nim' & 'The Last Mountain' All Find Distribution

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • January 28, 2011 4:20 AM
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The 2011 Sundance Film Festival is heading towards its final weekend, with the awards ceremony capping things off on Sunday night, and attendees are starting to head home, nursing hangovers and ski injuries. But things aren't quite over yet, and another day brings news of new distribution deals, with three films being acquired in the last 24 hours, and just when we thought we weren't going to have to hit the thesaurus to find new euphemisms for the word 'acquired.'

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