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Richard Linklater: 10 Highlights of a Revolutionary Career
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Richard Linklater: 10 Highlights of a Revolutionary Career

Of all the great, deserving, American filmmakers that haven’t won the Best Director prize yet,…

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Jordan Ruimy’s Top 10 movies directed by women
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Jordan Ruimy’s Top 10 movies directed by women

In its 87 years of existence, only four women have ever been nominated for a…

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Jordan Ruimy’s 10 Best Scenes of 2014
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Jordan Ruimy’s 10 Best Scenes of 2014

[Note: revised and updated] Now that almost every single film critic in the country has…

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Interview: Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne talk about Two Days, One Night
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Interview: Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne talk about Two Days, One Night

“Two Days, One Night” might be the best Dardennes movie yet. Marion Cotillard is mesmerizing…

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Moore and Witherspoon on parallel paths to the Oscars
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Moore and Witherspoon on parallel paths to the Oscars

Julianne Moore. There, I said it. That’s a name you’re likely going to be hearing…

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7 potential Best Foreign Language Film finalists
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7 potential Best Foreign Language Film finalists

The race for Best Foreign Language Film is as heated as it’s ever been this…

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Closing Out Toronto Film Fest, Jordan’s Best of the Fest
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Closing Out Toronto Film Fest, Jordan’s Best of the Fest

As we reach the final stretch of what has been a decidedly divisive film fest,…

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Tiff: It’s the Performances
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Tiff: It’s the Performances

The performances keep getting the attention at the fest. Last year “12 Years a Slave”…

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Toronto Report as it Stands
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Toronto Report as it Stands

So far the Toronto International Film Festival has been more about the performances than the…

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Tiff 2014 – Come from the Hype, Stay for the Movies
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Tiff 2014 – Come from the Hype, Stay for the Movies

The Toronto Film Festival always brings the big names. Maybe that’s the problem and the…

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Under the Radar: Other Films to Catch during Blockbuster Season
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Under the Radar: Other Films to Catch during Blockbuster Season

by Jordan Ruimy Here are a few films that I think are worth paying attention…

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IndieWatch: Blue Ruin and Joe
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IndieWatch: Blue Ruin and Joe

by Jordan Ruimy There is something entirely captivating in watching a film as little and…

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Summer Preview Part Two: Outsider Art
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Summer Preview Part Two: Outsider Art

Summer Movie Preview
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Summer Movie Preview

by Jordan Ruimy This is the third year I’ve been doing the Sumer Movie Preview…

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Two Films not to Miss: Grand Budapest Hotel and Under the Skin
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Two Films not to Miss: Grand Budapest Hotel and Under the Skin

This isn’t Oscar season, pure and simple. When is the last time a movie came…

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From Captain Phillips – Barkhad Abdi, one of the Year’s Standouts
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From Captain Phillips – Barkhad Abdi, one of the Year’s Standouts

Khat Ban is a herb that has been part of Somalian tradition for hundreds of…

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For Your Consideration: Greta Gerwig and Matthew McConaughey
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For Your Consideration: Greta Gerwig and Matthew McConaughey

The summer movie season heats up with two great performances in two very solid indies.…

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Jordan’s 12 movies to pump you up for Summer 2013
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Jordan’s 12 movies to pump you up for Summer 2013

For most cinephiles that look for substance and signs of life in movies, summer is…

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Soderbergh’s Side Effects, His Last?
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Soderbergh’s Side Effects, His Last?

Steven Soderbergh’s filmography reads like a true cinematic almanac of the past 20 years. Landmark…

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