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The Best Independent / International Films of 2010
2 Jan 2011 // 4:00 PM

PopMatters launches our six-day look at 2010's best film, TV and DVDs by spotlighting the 25 best indie and international films of the year, highlighted by a host of superb documentaries, a stellar film from China and one of the finest works of "hillbilly noir" ever.

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'Enemies of the People': Then We Would Solve Him
10 Jan 2011 // 11:10 PM

Filmmaker Thet Sambath's performance is as fascinating as any of his subjects'.

'Enemies of the People': He Very, Very Suffer
29 Jul 2010 // 11:42 PM

Even as he speaks, you see this is impossible. Even as the film records confessions, including Nuon Chea's, the monstrosity of their actions renders words ineffective, ever incomplete.

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

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"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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