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Your Week in Streaming: Movies About Movies by Hong Sang-soo and Jim McBride

This week, check out Hong Sang-soo's "In Another Country" and Jim McBride's "David Holzman's Diary" on VOD, two underrated and under-seen movies about movies.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • October 2, 2013 3:43 PM
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Your Week in Streaming: The Outlaw Poetry of Amy Seimetz and Olivier Assayas

This week, two of the year's best films, Olivier Assayas' political drama "Something in the Air" and Amy Seimetz's "Sun Don't Shine," are essential viewing on VOD.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • September 23, 2013 4:28 PM
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Your Week in Streaming: Marcello and Sophia

Perhaps no two actors of the great Italian film heyday spanning Neorealism and beyond have such inimitable range, class and style as Marcello Mastroianni and Sophia Loren. Together they costarred in 12 films and worked the masters -- Fellini, Antonioni, De Sica, Visconti, et al. Check out a few of their collaborations now streaming on VOD.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • September 16, 2013 4:23 PM
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Your Week in Streaming: O Canada! Fandor Heads North, and a Guide to Great Canuck Films on VOD

The SF-based streaming site Fandor has just launched a VOD service in Canada and in celebration, here's a guide to some of the best Canadian films you can currently stream in the US, from Sarah Polley's "Stories We Tell" to the films of Guy Maddin.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • September 10, 2013 11:24 AM
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Your Week in Streaming: From Dolan's Punk Spirit to Ruiz's Final Farewell, TIFF Essentials on VOD (TRAILERS)

With the Toronto International Film Festival coming up this month, here are some essential films from the TIFF archives now streaming across VOD platforms.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • September 2, 2013 4:30 PM
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Your Week in Streaming: A Bad Teacher, Zac Efron in Tighty Whities, Pasolini's Marxist Jesus and More (TRAILERS)

From Pasolini to Welles, and new films by Hannah Fidell and Kat Coiro, here are some of the best films available across VOD platforms this week.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • August 26, 2013 5:30 PM
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Your Week in Streaming: Artists, Devils, Lovers and More on VOD, and the Best Gay Art Film David Lynch Never Made

As the summer parade of megaplex fare comes to a close, your weary eyeballs may be in need of some fresh content to view from home. Here's a handpicked roundup of excellent films, new and old, available across various streaming and VOD platforms that you may have missed.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • August 19, 2013 4:22 PM
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