Michael Buening
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Reviews // 122 Articles
Blogs // 6 Articles
//Features

An Interactive Medium: The 48th Annual New York Film Festival | 27 Oct 2010 // 9:45 PM

This year's organizers offered a reinvigorated idea of what the New York Film Festival can be: elite and cerebral, topically, tonally, and globally diverse, and eager to foster a dialogue with its community.

The 47th Annual New York Film Festival | 25 Oct 2009 // 3:59 PM

There were plenty of films in the New York Film Festival that captured similar redemptive moments and there is nothing esoteric, depressing or arduous about that.

//Reviews

Shedding Light on the World in Edward Yang's 'A Brighter Summer Day' | 16 Aug 2016 // 8:45 PM

This extraordinarily tender yet epic and incisive portrait of mid-century Taiwan is one of film’s great fumblings towards an elusive truth.

'The Lonely City' Makes a Case for Empathy and Kindness | 24 May 2016 // 9:00 PM

Olivia Laing mixes art criticism and memoir; effectively synthesizing these two modes of writing so that the personal elevates the analysis, with a sizable emotional heft.

//Blogs

Lost in Translations | 26 Feb 2010 // 5:00 AM

//Mixed media
//Blogs

'Fire Emblem Heroes' Is a Bad Crossover

// Moving Pixels

"Fire Emblem Heroes desperately and shamelessly wants to monetize our love for these characters, yet it has no idea why we came to love them in the first place.

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