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Best of 2012 Movies

2012 was a great year at the movies, from long-awaited summer sequels to year-end Oscar bait. Established auteurs like Quentin Tarantino, Kathryn Bigelow, and Steven Spielberg padded their impressive résumés, while helmers like Joss Whedon and Rian Johnson realized their next level of potential. James Bond got dark, Emma Watson

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I had the chance to see Michael Haneke’s Palme d’Or-winning Amour (Love) over the weekend. It also played the AFI Fest – and we’ll be talking about that in a bit – but I saw it here on the East Coast. The French-language aspect might hinder its chances at Oscar

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An incredible account of how a family were tricked into believing their missing 8 year old son was actually a 23 year old Frenchman, The Imposter is the closest a documentary has ever come to being a thriller. Since its premiere at Sundance earlier this year the film has been

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This week we get Dan’s rundown of the Edinburgh Film Festival thus far, we review Magic Mike, Breathing and The Corridor. We also find ourselves at the crossroads of 2012 and in a mid year special we count down our top 5 films of the year so far and look

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How on Earth was an entire San Antonio family tricked into believing that a French conman named Frederick Bourdin was their missing 8-year-old boy? This question lies at the heart of The Imposter, a new documentary from British born Bart Layton. The film opens up in 1997 when the Barclay

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My final day at SXSW 2012 came all to quickly. I had an absolute blast and cannot wait to attend next years festival! On my last day I was able to see three very interesting films. Monsieur Lazhar. This French Canadian film was nominated this past year at the Academy

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