Ryuhei Kitamura
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//Features

Iconic - The Top 20 Male Performances of 2008
13 Jan 2009 // 3:00 PM

Like the gladiators of old, 2008 resembles a battle of formidable acting gods, especially when looking over the 20 choices presented below. Indeed, if anything, choosing a winner requires more of a leap of faith than any amount of critical skill - they all were that good.

The Return of the Popcorn Circus: August 2008
30 Apr 2008 // 5:59 PM

Talk about a crowded schedule. There are more offerings scheduled this month than in the previous two combined.

//Reviews

Versus (2000)
21 Sep 2003 // 8:00 PM

Versus and Ichi the Killer challenge the concept of righteous motivation, offering protagonists so morally ambiguous that it's difficult to distinguish who is 'good' and who is 'evil'.

//Blogs

'No One Lives' Is a Slick, Stunted Splatterfest
10 May 2013 // 2:00 AM

(T)he filmmaker fashions an experience where nothing is what it seems, where the first 25 minutes or so see more twists and turns than in a dozen derivative fright flicks...

Midnight Meat Train
15 Oct 2008 // 4:38 PM

Though fans love to toss them into the same supernatural boat, Clive Barker and his main inspiration Stephen King have very little in common. The

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NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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