Michael Buening
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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.

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Death and Childhood Hover Over Guy Maddin's 'My Winnipeg' | 25 Feb 2015 // 9:10 PM

The comic mythologizing of Winnipeg becomes conflated with an urge for Maddin to mythologize himself.

Many Faces of Lady Whirlwind: 'The Angela Mao Ying Collection' | 11 Aug 2014 // 4:30 AM

Angela Mao is wholesome and badass, a personality that, when brought to her fight scenes, immediately marks her as a star—although the scripts she was given don't often give her the chance to maximize that stardom.

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Lost in Translations | 26 Feb 2010 // 6:00 AM

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