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The Best Films of 2013 | 5 Jan 2014 // 8:13 PM

After a shaky start, 2013 ended up a stellar cinematic year, covering subjects as varied as young love, '70s (and '80s and '90s) con men, our country's horrific history of slavery, and perhaps most importantly, giant robots battling equally elephantine alien monster.

The Best International & Indie Films of 2013 | 22 Dec 2013 // 8:10 PM

Sometimes, you have to travel a bit off the beaten path to find salvation from the onslaught that is the mainstream moviemaking machine.

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Best Director: Asghar Farhadi for 'The Past' | 17 Dec 2013 // 4:00 AM

Asghar Farhadi returns to the humanism of A Separation but infuses it with graceful notes of pure melodrama that throw his characters into emotional whirlwinds

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'The Past' Puts Iranian Director on World Stage | 13 Jan 2014 // 4:00 AM

Oscar-winning writer/director Asghar Farhadi knows how tough the career of a filmmaker in Iran can be. Even — perhaps especially — for those who reach international

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