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THE MAN FROM LONDON (2007) Director: Bela Tarr With: Miroslav Krobot, Tilda Swinton Written by: Bela Tarr & Laszlo Krasznahorkai Based on the novel by: Georges Simenon http://www.filmlinc.com/nyff/program/films/themanfromlondon.html The films of Bela Tarr will most likely never be for the  ...

culturevulture.net – review

Documentary by Jennifer Baichwal English, 80 minutes website Technical expertise and even astonishing craftsmanship obviously aren't enough to make a work of art. What else is needed? I've always thought that the other three ingredients were exactly what was being  ...

culturevulture.net – review

Documentary by Jennifer Baichwal English, 80 minutes website Technical expertise and even astonishing craftsmanship obviously aren't enough to make a work of art. What else is needed? I've always thought that the other three ingredients were exactly what was being  ...

culturevulture.net – review

byEmily S. Mendel I met with Ira Sachs, director of Married Life on February 14, 2008. His previous film, Forty Shades Of Blue, was the 2005 Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize winner. His first  ...

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Directed by Michael Winterbottom Screenplay by John Orloff Book by Mariane Pearl Starring Dan Futterman, Angelina Jolie, Archie Panjabi http://www.amightyheartmovie.com/ The most interesting thing about A Mighty Heart is why it became a mediocre film. The movie teems with abundant  ...

Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day

Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day is a warm, lighthearted romantic comedy that is lifted far above the ordinary by terrific actors playing larger than life characters, gorgeous 1939 London setting and costumes, and its sense of pure  ...

Praying With Lior (2008)

Praying With Lior (2008) Directed by Ilana Trachtman Starring: Lior Liebling and his family MPAA rating: PG Run Time: 88 minutes http://www.firstrunfeatures.com/lior_synopsis.html I don't know if it's harder to recommend a documentary about a passionately religious, Down syndrome  ...

Premonition

Starring Sandra Bullock Written by Bill Kelly Directed by Meenan Yapo official website The prime directive of the Starfleet command forbids time travelers from doing anything that might interfere with the course of history. They knew what could happen once  ...

REdacted

Directed by Brian De Palma Starring Patrick Carroll, Rob Devaney, Izzy Diaz, Ty Jones, Abigail Savage MPAA Rating: R, USA, 90 minutes http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0937237/ It has been a strange year in terms of movies about the Middle East. In the Valley  ...

Stephanie Daley

Amber Tamblyn as Stephanie Daley. Photo by Carol Cohen. As dramatic openings go, "Stephanie Daley" has a good one. A bleeding, sixteen year old girl collapses on her high school ski trip. Rushed to the hospital, we  ...