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 // 10:45 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 // 4:59 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 // 9:45 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 // 10:00 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 // 6:00 AM

//Mixed media
//Blogs

In Defense of the Infinite Universe in 'No Man's Sky'

// Moving Pixels

"The common cries of disappointment that surround No Man’s Sky stem from the exciting idea of an infinite universe clashing with the harsh reality of an infinite universe.

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