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Saturday Aug 16 | South China Morning Post

Ned Benson's debut films are the same story from different points of view

When Ned Benson's The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival last September, the event was introduced by the festival organisers as an "unprecedented cinematic experience".

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Related Topix: Little Dorrit, Drama Movies, Red, Zero Dark Thirty

Tue Aug 12, 2014

ETonline

Jessica Chastain Reveals Robin Williams Gave Her a Scholarship to Juilliard

It turns out two-time Oscar nominee Jessica Chastain, 37, has the late Robin Williams to thank for making it possible for her to study acting at Juilliard.

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Related Topix: Take Shelter, Zero Dark Thirty, Jessica Chastain

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

Mike Sacks, Author of "Poking a Dead Frog," Explores the Comedic Process

Recent movies including Terrence Malick's "The Tree of Life" and Richard Linklater's "Boyhood" have drawn praise for the combination of poetry and realism in their In many respects, "Guardians," directed and co-written by indie wit James Gunn, and starring buffed-up former schlub Chris Pratt and Really Big Sci-Fi Blockbuster vet "The Ballad of ... (more)

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Chicago Sun-Times

The Unloved, Part 9: "Transcendence"

Recent movies including Terrence Malick's "The Tree of Life" and Richard Linklater's "Boyhood" have drawn praise for the combination of poetry and realism in their In many respects, "Guardians," directed and co-written by indie wit James Gunn, and starring buffed-up former schlub Chris Pratt and Really Big Sci-Fi Blockbuster vet "The Ballad of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, Cinema

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

Rich Hill

In many respects, "Guardians," directed and co-written by indie wit James Gunn, and starring buffed-up former schlub Chris Pratt and Really Big Sci-Fi Blockbuster vet This is the kind of movie that galvanizes and discomfits while it's on screen, and is terrific fodder for conversation long after its credits role.

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Related Topix: Arts, Cinema, Missouri, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

Thu Jul 31, 2014

OhNoTheyDidnt

Trailer For 'Salome'/'Wild Salome Double Bill Starring Jessica Chastain And Al Pacino

Back before Jessica Chastain was Jessica Chastain , at least one influential player recognized a comer.

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USA Today

'Mood Indigo': Treat your eyes to this surreal flick

Not all movies need a plot. I realize this view contradicts with what many critics, academics and moviegoers believe, but I mean it: If a film can tantalize my brain with innovative sights and sounds, I don't 'Mood Indigo': Treat your eyes to this surreal flick Not all movies need a plot.

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Related Topix: Mood Indigo, Weather

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Boston.com

In search of lost time

It was 22 minutes long with a soundtrack of the highest schmaltz, including Bette Midler, Celine Dion, and, in case we missed the point, Barbra Streisand's "The Way We Were."

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Related Topix: The Way We Were, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Vocal, Barbra Streisand, Wedding, Opinion

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Creative Loafing

Lucy: A dud by any other name

A valiant if ultimately futile attempt to graft a brainy mind-bender onto a traditional action film template, Luc Besson's Lucy frequently comes across as The Tree of Life as directed by Michael Bay.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Scarlett Johansson, Hot Chicks, Min-sik Choi, Morgan Freeman, Limitless

IcNetwork

Green Man: 14 fab films to feast your eyes on at the festival cinema tent

The return of the cinema tent will be welcome news to the hundreds of festival-goers who are heading to this year's Green Man .

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Related Topix: Greenman, Folk

Thu Jul 24, 2014

HeraldNet

Though well made, a I Originsa isna t as lofty as its precepts

It begins as a science thriller: Researchers narrow in on absolute proof that the eye evolved in nature.

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Related Topix: Another Earth, Last Days, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Music!, Michael Pitt

SFGate

'Lucy' review: Straight-up action with serious brains

Lucy is temporarily held hostage by thugs in "Lucy", an action-thriller that examines the possibility of what one human could truly do if she unlocked 100 percent of her brain capacity and accessed the furthest reaches of her mind.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Hot Chicks, Scarlett Johansson, Entertainment

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