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A Different Sort of Time Travel: Producer Christine Vachon on 'Wonderstruck'

Vachon delves into the inspiration behind Todd Haynes' latest and comments on the deaf community's reaction to the film.

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Cannes 2015: Todd Haynes' 'Carol' Could Have Been Better

Todd Haynes' adaptation of Patricia Highsmith's 1952 lesbian love story is a sumptuous visual treat, but the novel's emotional content has been softened and simplified.

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Coen Brothers, Sophie Marceau, and Guillermo Del Toro All Feature in the Cannes Jury

The 2015 Cannes Film Festival has a veritable who's-who on its jury this year, headed up by brother directors Joel and Ethan Coen.

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'Safe' Is Often Lost in a World of Ideas

Julianne Moore's evocative performance aside, Safe often feels designed specifically for film-studies interpretation, without its own soul.

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Enough with the Biopic: A Re-Examination of Cinema’s Least Interesting Genre

Life-spanning biopics are still the ultimate Oscar bait in 2014. Here’s hoping that no one will be biting in the future.

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The 10 Best Non-Horror Horror Films for a Halloween Hangover

There are only 364 days left until next Halloween, so get prepared to face the real horrors of the world with these ten titles.

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The Rise of a Star. The Fall of a Legend: 'Velvet Goldmine'

Velvet Goldmine isn't just a story of glam rock in the early '70s. It's a story about the places where dreams and memories overlap, where time is immaterial and images and impressions are everything.

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The 100 Essential Directors Part 4: Samuel Fuller - John Huston

On our fourth day, this journey through the 100 Essential Film Directors continues to twist and turn in unexpected ways. From bold, opinionated Hollywood voices to those who essentially created the language of cinema, today will shed light on kings of genre like Samuel Fuller, through lions like the legendary John Huston.

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From a Sammy Hagar Way of Life to Sober House

Bob Forrest of Thelonious Monster Just May Save Your Life

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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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Todd Haynes' I'm Not There

Dylan, per se, is a trip, an embodiment of potential meanings for fans and detractors, a performative opportunity for movie stars.

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Fabulous! The Story of Queer Cinema (2006)

Fabulous! might have been more accurately titled, "Assimilate! The Mainstream Commercial Success of Gay and Lesbian Cinema."

Todd R. Ramlow
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Dottie Gets Spanked (1993)

Dottie Gets Spanked contextualizes and foretells the artfully designed surfaces and off-kilter universes of Haynes' later successes.

Daniel Mudie Cunningham
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Far From Heaven (2002)

For Haynes, much of this surface is simultaneously supple and precise, 'girly-swirly,' as he terms it.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Far From Heaven (2002)

Just beneath this conservative façade lies a complicated and progressive commentary on the present that Todd Haynes leaves to the viewer to interpret.

Lucas Hilderbrand
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