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Thursday, January 15 2009

The New Classics - The 30 Best Films of 2008

Unlike previous years, where classics came crawling out of the celluloid woodwork with regular reckless abandon, 2008 was more calm… and considered. That's not to say that choosing 30 top titles was hard. The difficulty in placing them in some manner of rank order suggests the actual depth of quality involved.


Thursday, January 15 2009

Best Complexities in 2008

The most remarkable films of 2008 were small, smart, and complicated. While they're surely worth seeking out for their own pleasures, they also represent the sort of movies that will find theatrical releases even harder to manage in the shrinking economy.


Reviews

Friday, August 22 2008

Trouble the Water

Trouble the Water reveals not only the terrors of the hurricane but also the political and personal valences of its legendary mismanagement.


Blogs

Wednesday, September 17 2008

'Trouble' Celebrates the Power of People

Survival is instinctual. It goes to our very nature as life loving beings. It can be mistaken for desperation or arrogance, but the need to


News

Friday, October 17 2008

‘Trouble the Water' directors found an ideal subject for their Katrina documentary

Originally, Brooklyn-based filmmakers Carl Deal and Tia Lessin thought they'd make a post-Katrina documentary about Louisiana National Guardsmen struggling to provide disaster relief. "After a


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