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Ethical Backbone: An Interview with 'A Better Life' Director Chris Weitz | 20 Jul 2011 // 4:00 PM

"The moment that you turn a camera on to a situation that is politically charged at all," Chris Weitz says,"Your film is going to be politicized in the minds of the people who watch it. And that’s okay."

Thomas Balmès Lingers Over His Babies With All the Dedication of a New Parent | 6 May 2010 // 4:00 PM

"In 90 minutes," says Thomas Balmès, "you cannot give a clear understanding on almost any subject. If you are doing so, most of the time you’re going be simplifying it. Raising questions, I think, that is a big achievement."

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Julianne Moore Is in Class in 'The English Teacher' | 24 May 2013 // 1:45 AM

Linda's (Julianne Moore) misreading of herself and her surroundings allows her some measure of solace and also structures The English Teacher.

'Erased': A Father's Past is Inescapable, or Is It? | 16 May 2013 // 11:00 PM

Although Erased doesn't portray it particularly well, the question it raises is an intriguing one: who controls anyone's life narrative?

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'Wanted' Is a Spaghetti Western That Will Leave You Wanting

// Short Ends and Leader

"The charisma of Giuliano Gemma and some stellar action sequences can't save this sub-par spaghetti western.

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