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Sundance 2018: ‘I Think We’re Alone Now’ + ‘Leave No Trace’

Directors Granik and Morano explore the tenuous bonds that connect us to society and the repercussions of tearing them apart.

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'The Tree': The Story of a Young Culture in an Ancient Landscape

Julie Bertuccelli's touching family drama is heartfelt but not overly sentimental. It follows in the tradition of Australia cinema that contrasts childlike innocence with the power of nature.

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Charlotte Gainsbourg: 25 April 2010 - New York

Charlotte Gainsbourg spoke little on the final night of her first ever tour, but when she did it was in salutations and appreciation.

Maria Schurr
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Everything in its Right Place: The Best Female Acting Performances of 2009

Mazur checks out the year's best female acting and offers up a mostly alternative opinion to the boring Oscar-begging consensus picks including some you might not have heard about, yet.

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Off the Radar - The Top 30 DVDs of 2008

Oddly enough, while the major studios continue scratching their heads over how to sell yet another new format (Blu-ray) to disinterested consumers, several outside distributors made sure that this would be a digital year to remember.

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I'm Not There, and Neither Are You

The Bob Dylan film, I’m Not There, shows that the main puzzle behind pop music’s most enigmatic personality resides right here, within us all.

George Reisch, Peter Vernezze and Paul Lulewicz
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A Gallery of Good Works: The Best Films of 2007

From Julian Schnabel's artsy The Diving Bell and the Butterfly to the legendary Coen Brothers splendid adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's No Country for Old Men, PopMatters counts down the 30 best films of 2007.

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Performance Art: The Best Acting of 2007 - Female

From the most sweetly nuanced performance of Jennifer Jason Leigh's career to Cate Blanchett's revelatory portrayal of Bob Dylan in I'm Not There, the women of 2007 were stellar.

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Golden Door (Nuovomondo)

Emanuele Crialese's wondrous Nuovomondo (Golden Door) recalls the new world's promise with a mix of exhilaration and delicacy, peppered with judicious insight.

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Charlotte Gainsbourg: 5: 55

She might have enlisted the services of Air and Jarvis Cocker, but Charlotte Gainsbourg's first album in 21 years is even more indebted to the music of her parents.

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The Science of Sleep (La Science des rêves) (2006)

This film revels in blurriness; not just in the line between director and fictional character, but between people, languages, and of course, between sleeping and waking, between living and dreaming.

Jesse Hassenger
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The Pay Off: The Best Film of 2006

For many of the movies on PopMatters' 2006 list of the year's best films, it is clear that a heavy personal and professional stake was riding on the final product.

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The Science of Sleep (La Science des rêves) (2006)

Written and directed by the ever inventive Michel Gondry, The Science of Sleep is a gorgeous, weird, mesmeric movie, with adorable animated reveries to represent Stéphane's subjective state.

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21 Grams (2003)

In 21 Grams, the fragmentation is pronounced, chaotic to the point of mathematical precision.

Cynthia Fuchs
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