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Review: Junun

How do you review a home movie with a great soundtrack? In a lot of ways that's precisely what Paul Thomas Anderson's Junun is. Anderson shot the footage earlier this year, chronicling a month-long recording session between Radiohead's Jonn...

 
 
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SAIFF Review: Killa (The Fort)

I never moved when I was growing up. I knew people who moved once or twice, and then I knew others in military families and the like who would come and go almost annually. In a small town with a small school, that made a difference. I alway...

 
 
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SAIFF Review: Monsoon Shootout

Sometimes a movie in an established genre takes an idea from another genre and implements it, completely subverting any expectations. It's not that the genre changes, necessarily, so much as the context. A story that initially seemed pretty...

 
 
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Tribeca Capsule Review: Powerless

At the beginning of the documentary Powerless, we're told that 1.5 billion people in the world live without electricity, and that 400 million of those people live in India. The numbers are pretty staggering, especially when we take for...

 
 
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Trailer: Commando - A One Man Army

I've mentioned before that one of the big holes in my film knowledge is movies from India. Apart from a few Satyajit Ray movies and the work I caught at the South Asian International Film Festival, I'm mostly ignorant about that country's ...

 
 
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Flix for Short: Chennai to Pondicherry

Chennai to Pondicherry: A Motorcycle Tour of Southern India is a short film produced by the Royal Enfield Cycle company of India presumably hoping to inspire both cycling enthusiasts and regular people to be open to the virtues of motorcyc...

 
 
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SAIFF Review: The Great Indian Marriage Bazaar

[For the next week and half, we will be covering the 2012 South Asian International Film Festival, the biggest film premiere destination for South Asian and Indian films in the United States. Check back with Flixist for reviews of the SAIFF...

 
 
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SAIFF Review: Paanch Adhyay (Afterglow)

[For the next week and half, we will be covering the 2012 South Asian International Film Festival, the biggest film premiere destination for South Asian and Indian films in the United States. Check back with Flixist for reviews of the SAIFF...

 
 
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SAIFF Review: Akam (Palas in Bloom)

[For the next week and half, we will be covering the 2012 South Asian International Film Festival, the biggest film premiere destination for South Asian and Indian films in the United States. Check back with Flixist for reviews of the SAIFF...

 
 
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SAIFF Review: Blood Relative

[For the next week and half, we will be covering the 2012 South Asian International Film Festival, the biggest film premiere destination for South Asian and Indian films in the United States. Check back with Flixist for reviews of the SAIFF...

 
 
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The South Asian International Film Festival is upon us

We do a lot of things here on Flixist, and some of those things are pretty cool. The rest? Totally awesome. One of the many totally awesome things we do is cover film festivals. Lots and lots of film festivals. Right now, for example, we're...

 
 
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Disney to screen Arjun: The Warrior Prince in L.A.

We haven't written much on Arjun: The Warrior Prince, but today we're remedying this fact because Disney evidently think its something talk about. They're so sure of it they're running a week long engagement (Sept. 3 - 9)of the film in L.A...

 
 




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Halloween"You can teach an old slasher new tricks"

 

Castlevania (Season 2)"Let us go out this night for exposition"

 

Wild Rose (London Film Festival)"Country music, without the Western"

 

Johnny Gruesome"A GWAR T-shirt come to life"

 

First Man"Spaceman says everybody look down"

 

Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween"It'll make you cry like an anime fan on prom night"

 

Apostle"This is not The Raid 3"

 

Daredevil (Season 3)"Angsty, but self-aware"

 

Titans (Season 1)"A show that wants to take your lunch money"

 

NYFF Roma"Alfonso Cuaron has made one of the best movies of the decade"

 

NYFF The Ballad of Buster Scruggs"Them Coen brothers made a buncha rootin' tootin' western subgenre homages, yessir, if that be yer tonic"

 

A Star is Born"That's how you get tinnitus"

 

Private Life"Netflix does indie drama"

 

Bad Times at the El Royale"Good times with bad people"

 

Venom"This is what it was like before the MCU"

 

Wobble Palace"A bit wobbly"

 

Death Kiss"Bronsonsploitation"

 

Molly"A shaky apocalypse"

 

Free Solo""I hope you have your sh*ttin pants on""

 

Smallfoot"There's a Freaks reference in this film"

 

The Old Man and the Gun"Wine, dine, holy crap he's 89"

 

Little Italy"As good as deep dish pizza"

 

Mermaid's Song"I think you mean Siren"