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Monthly archive October, 2013
A Touch of Sin

A Touch of Sin

A Touch of Sin’s true success is its ability to both condemn and justify this violence at the same time. The establishment of motive makes a huge difference in how each act of violence is understood and whether or not it is acceptable.
Bringing Up Baby & His Girl Friday

Bringing Up Baby & His Girl Friday

Alex Robertson wrestles with the legacy of Howard Hawks, the subject of a major retrospective now in progress at the Museum of the Moving Image.
NYFF 2013: 12 Years a Slave

NYFF 2013: 12 Years a Slave

12 Years a Slave’s most biting critique is of the ways in which believing in the redemptive nature of true liberalism only serves to perpetuate systems of exclusion and inegalitarianism.
Enough Said

Enough Said

Alexander Tsebelis takes James Gandolfini's newest film as an opportunity for review-as-remembrance.
NYFF 2013: Real & Nebraska

NYFF 2013: Real & Nebraska

Will Noah reviews two of the more uneven entries in this year's New York Film Festival.
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2

Ingrid Nelson takes a personal look at the sequel to the animated 2009 critical and commercial hit.
NYFF 2013: Inside Llewyn Davis

NYFF 2013: Inside Llewyn Davis

David Beal reviews Joel and Ethan Coen's latest shaggy dog odyssey, set in New York City's early-60s folk scene.
Gravity

Gravity

Jackson Arn reviews Alfonso Cuarón's new blockbuster, Gravity.
NYFF 2013: The Wind Rises

NYFF 2013: The Wind Rises

Olivia Domba reviews Hayao Miyazaki's latest - and final - film, The Wind Rises, from this year's New York Film Festival.
NYFF 2013: Bastards

NYFF 2013: Bastards

Will Noah reviews Claire Denis' pitch-dark noir, playing at this year's New York Film Festival.
NYFF 2013: Stranger by the Lake

NYFF 2013: Stranger by the Lake

Nick Lieberman takes a look at Alain Guiraudie's new art thriller playing at this year's New York Film Festival.
Streaming Pick: Chronicle of a Summer

Streaming Pick: Chronicle of a Summer

Caleb Oldham reviews Jean Rouch and Edgar Morin's classic documentary, now streaming on Hulu Plus.
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