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1 hr ago | SFGate

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Matt Berninger of the National says the documentary about the band almost feels like a band song.

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4 hrs ago | TIME.com

Nas Documentary Time Is Illmatic Opens Tribeca Film Festival

Celebrating the 20th anniversary of his critically acclaimed debut album, Illmatic , rapper Nas kicked off the Tribeca Film Festival with a documentary screening and special performance "Who woulda thunk it?" rapper Nasir "Nas" Jones asks early on in the documentary Time Is Illmatic , which opened the 13th annual Tribeca Film Festival on Wednesday ... (more)

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Rap, Nas, Illmatic, Theater, Arts, Pop/Rock, Drugs

12 hrs ago | MLive.com

'Mistaken for Strangers' review: The National tour film...

The appearance of Werner Herzog in "Mistaken for Strangers" feels like a calculated nudge in the ribs.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Werner Herzog, Movies, Entertainment

Sun Apr 13, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Marantan, 12 others sacked over Atimonan incident

The Philippine National Police has removed from service Superintendent Hansel Marantan and 12 others allegedly involved in the killing of suspected gambling lord Vic Siman and several others in Atimonan, Quezon on January 6, 2013.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Day

Obama should learn frugality from pope

Reflecting on their recent meeting, I couldn't help but notice the stark contrast between Pope Francis and President Obama.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Globe and Mail

Sacked sibling turns camera on famous brother

There's a point in the sweet, offbeat music documentary Mistaken for Strangers when director Tom Berninger despairs, "I don't know what I'm doing here."

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Canada.com

Q&A: Matt and Tom Berninger on Mistaken for Strangers

During a recent live performance by their band The National, Tom Berninger ran out into the crowd and helped his brother Matt as Matt walked into the audience to perform Terrible Love.

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MLive.com

Scarlett Johansson's 'Under the Skin' on UICA's upcoming film schedule

Jonathan Glazer's "Under the Skin," starring Scarlett Johansson, will open May 9, 2014 at the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts .

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Nashville Scene

The National Doc Mistaken for Strangers Opens Today at The Belcourt

Rock documentaries come in all forms - some are artsy, some are bland, many are self-serving and a few are works of genius.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

MLive.com

Reminder: The National to visit Calvin College this week; music documentary opening soon at UICA

Tickets for the band's 8 p.m. April 12, 2014 performance are still available for $40 via the Calvin box office, online or by phone at 616-526-6282.

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Get Reading

The Hoosiers announce Reading gig date

Friends and her Christian church community have paid tribute to the "loveable lass" who grew up in Reading and played for Reading Royals FC in the late 90s The former England international has finally worked his way back to fitness after having surgery in early November to fix a troublesome knee injury Organisers Stan Hetherington and Richard ... (more)

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

ABC 33/40

Springsteen closes out NCAA music festival

Longtime journalist and educator Charles Sumner "Chuck" Stone Jr, one of the founders of the National Association of Black Journalists, has died.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Stereogum

Joy Williams & Matt Berninger - "Hush"

The National frontman Matt Berninger has long been a devotee of the prestige TV shows out now, and he and his band have contributed to a bunch of them - doing music for Game Of Thrones and Boardwalk Empire and Bob's Burgers , showing up on The Mindy Project .

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

Examiner.com

'Mistaken for Strangers' Movie Review

'Mistaken for Strangers' is one of the most unconventional music documentaries you will ever watch and that is why it is so amusing.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

Daily Mail

Ftse Live: Miners lead early gains as Footise looks to end first quarter on a high

The Footsie bounded higher in early trade this morning as tensions surrounding Ukraine continue to ease and traders focused on hopes for the global economy ahead of some key data due late this week.

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Reuters

UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Monday March 31

Britain's FTSE 100 index is set to open higher on Monday, with futures firming by 0.3 percent at 0619 GMT.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

Creative Loafing Atlanta

Tracklist: Young Thug trapped

And like lil' Jimmy said, Mistaken For Strangers is in theaters, On Demand, and available at your local iTunes now.

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Film School Rejects

'Mistaken for Strangers' Review: An Insightful and Very Funny Meta-Glimpse into Ordinary Fame

A secret service member glances at Tom Berninger , our filmmaker/protagonist/underdog hero, and gives him a piercing glance of total disregard, waving him to get out of the way in such a fashion that both rigidly instructs Tom and powerfully ignores the fact that he exists.

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Christianity Today

The Quick Take for March 28, 2014

If you're watching with the kids, an adaptation of the classic story The Secret Garden is free to stream on Amazon Prime and available to rent.

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Stereogum

Watch The National Play The Tonight Show

Nearly a year after releasing their last album Trouble Will Find Me , the National are still showing up on late-night shows, partly because their new movie Mistaken For Strangers is dropping and partly because people just don't get tired of watching this band.

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