Mojtaba Mirtahmasb, Jafar Panahi
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The Best Films of 2012
27 Jan 2013 // 5:10 PM

From popcorn perfection to animation experimentation, foreign finesse and good old Hollywood hokum, 2012 delivered the shiny cinematic goods and then some. Here are our choices for the titles that took on the challenge, and won.

//Reviews

'This Is Not a Film' Is an Incredible Film
28 Feb 2012 // 10:17 PM

This is Not a Film makes clear the pain of being locked up, enduring the state's brutal lunacy. At the same time, the movie also wades into another vast moral and philosophical mess, asking how any film might reveal a true experience.

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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