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Monthly archive November, 2013
Don Jon

Don Jon

Ultimately, we don’t go to romantic comedies for the conflict, we go for the resolution—we want to get to the part where they kiss and make up. Don Jon doesn’t seem to be interested in propagating this desire, but rather in exposing it.
American Promise

American Promise

While the interviews structure American Promise, home videos personalize it, allowing access to even the most intimate of moments. Furthermore, the directors never water down scenes in which they, as parents, seem controlling, overly demanding, or, at times, downright mean, adding further authenticity to their narrative.
Kill Your Darlings

Kill Your Darlings

The sad truth is that it is unlikely that anyone would participate in, let alone finance, a first time director’s take on these characters if the film’s subject wasn’t a luridly exceptional incident. An exploration of the work of the New Vision Kill Your Darlings is not, but how could it be?
Tiny Furniture

Tiny Furniture

Quincy DeYoung recommends Lena Dunham's feature Tiny Furniture, now streaming on Netflix.
NYFF 2013 Wrap-Up Podcast

NYFF 2013 Wrap-Up Podcast

Double Exposure sits down to discuss its favorite movies and biggest disappointments of the 51st New York Film Festival.
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