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There are filmmaking partnerships between director and actor that make for great cinema like Scorcese and DiCaprio, or Carpenter and Russell, Tim Burton and Johnny Depp. Ok, maybe not that last one, but you get the idea. When a director and actor have the kind of symbiotic relationship that makes

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There are only 20 spots to honor great performances at the Oscars, with arbitrary classifications between lead and supporting roles. But there’s plenty of acting to celebrate, and a lot of these roles probably won’t be honored. So consider this a thank you note to these actors and a For

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Murder Party is absolutely one of my favorite Halloween movies ever. It is a clever, intelligent, super fun film that took the indie horror film world by surprise in 2007, winning the Audience Award at the Slamdance Film Festival and giving the rest of us a mixture of giggles and nightmares. Besides, who couldn’t love a horror movie that pays homage to The Warriors? This Brooklyn-based film answers the question, “what could possibly go wrong?” with “everything”. Murder Party is nothing if not unique in a genre that such a thing seems impossible.

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