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Telluride Film Review: 'Tales of the Grim Sleeper'

The Los Angeles Police Department’s famed motto, “to protect and to serve,” has rarely sounded as hollow as it does during Nick Broomfield’s “Tales of the Grim Sleeper,” an eye-opening account of alleged serial killer Lonnie Franklin Jr., accused of murdering 10 women (and possibly many more) in South Central L.A. 791 more words

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Venice Film Review: 'Heaven Knows What'

The times may have changed, but the heroin subculture of New York’s Upper West Side remains largely the same to judge by Josh and Benny Safdie’s “Heaven Knows What,” which revisits much of the territory mapped by director Jerry Schatzberg in 1971’s stark junkies-in-love drama “The Panic in Needle Park,” and finds it occupied by a new generation of addict drifter-dreamers spiraling toward oblivion. 882 more words

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New York Film Festival sets special screening of 'Spinal Tap'

The 2014 New York Film Festival will host a series of special events, the Film Society of Lincoln Center announced in a press release today. A number of films will make their U.S. 268 more words

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'This Is Spinal Tap' Gets Anniversary Screening at New York Film Festival

The 2014 New York Film Festival will present a special screening of “This Is Spinal Tap” in celebration of the film’s 30th anniversary, with writer-star Christopher Guest on board to appear at the event. 233 more words

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Cronenberg's "Maps to the Stars" sets North American debut!

Is it even remotely possible, that I’ll be more excited for any other 2014 feature release? Having sung the praises of the masterful David Cronenberg on this blog, almost right back to its inception, I continue to salivate at any new announcement regarding release information concerning his 19th official feature. 230 more words

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