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Celebrate X-Men Day with a slew of videos and posters

I bet you woke up today thinking gosh-darn, it's Monday isn't it? Wrong! How could you be so wrong! It's not Monday, it's X-Men Day! That's right, 20th Century Fox have deemed today a holiday on which we celebrate all things mutant, and rea...

 
 
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Deep Analysis: Fearless

Over here in America, martial arts films don't tend to be well received. While there are a few exceptions to that statement, you typically don't hear people bringing up the films of Jackie Chan aside from Legend of Drunken Master or any of ...

 
 
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Review: On the Basis of Sex

Biopics have come a long way in the last 20 years. What used to be extreme dramatizations of a person’s life have given way to more thoughtful looks at the humanity behind powerful figures. At our very core we are all humans and while...

 
 
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The perfection of Hannibal Part 2: Rudeness

By the summer of 2014, Hannibal had just concluded its second season with an explosive finale that left viewers shocked. The series was renewed for a third season, praise for the series was unprecedented, and fans were ravenous for more con...

 
 
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The perfection of Hannibal Part 1: Kaiseki

Kaiseki: A type of art form that balances the taste, texture, appearance, and colors of food. Finished dishes are carefully presented on plates that are chosen to enhance both the appearance and the seasonal theme of the meal.&nbs...

 
 
 
 
 
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Nobuhiko Obayashi: The Strange, the Sweet, and the Childlike

The largest retrospective of Nobuhiko Obayashi's work in the United States kicks off tonight at The Japan Society with a screening of House (Hausu). Hausu is Obayashi's best known work in the US, and probably the only one of his films that ...

 
 
 
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Trailer: The Jackie Chan Experience

Jackie Chan was in New York last week, but there's a whole lot more Chan in store for the city. This weekend, the Jackie Chan Experience begins at the Walter Reade Theater. The largest Jackie Chan retrospective in North America, screenings...

 
 
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NYC: Jackie Chan is in town June 10th and June 11th

Oh damn, fellas! Jackie Chan is going to be in New York City on Monday, June 10th and Tuesday, June 11th. This appearance is thanks to the Film Society of Lincoln Center, the New York Asian Film Festival, and the Hong Kong Economic and Trad...

 
 
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NYC: Hayao Miyazaki retrospective 4/5-4/7 and 4/12-4/14

We all know Hayao Miyazaki is a master of his craft, and if you live in New York, you're in for a real treat. The Brooklyn Academy of Music is doing an eight-film Miyazaki retrospective this weekend and next weekend. BAM will be showing all...

 
 
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NYC: MOMI putting on Park Chan-Wook retrospective

One of my favorite living directors, Korean or otherwise, is Park Chan-Wook. His Vengeance Trilogy (Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance, Oldboy, and Sympathy for Lady Vengeance) is one of the most brilliant groups of thematically-connected...

 
 
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NYC: Pam Grier film retrospective runs March 15-17

The Film Society of Lincoln Center is doing a weekend-long retrospective of the films of Pam Grier from March 15th through March 17th. Grier is best known for her work in blaxploitation/exploitation classics like Foxy Brown, The Big Bird Ca...

 
 
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NYC: Abbas Kiarostami retrospective starts tomorrow

Abbas Kiarostami is one of the finest directors to come out of Iran, and one of the most acclaimed and important voices in international film. His movies include Taste of Cherry, the Koker Trilogy, The Wind Will Carry Us, Certified Copy, an...

 
 
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Studio Ghibli retrospective returns to New York City

About this time last year there was a great Studio Ghibli retrospective in New York City, which eventually made its way around the country. I'm happy to report that it's back again this year thanks to the IFC Center and GKIDS (Guerrilla Kid...

 
 
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Brothers Quay retrospective starts at MoMA 8/12

For the New Yorkers out there, the Museum of Modern Art begins a massive retrospective on The Brothers Quay starting Sunday, August 12th. You may know The Brothers Quay best for their creepy yet oddly beautiful works of stop-motion animatio...

 
 
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Korean Movie Night NY wants you to meet Yoon Jin-Seo

As of last night, the "Epic Romance" series put on by New York's Korean Cultural Service is over. Boohoo and whatnot, sure, but it's time to look forward. This next series may be short, but it's got a pretty awesome twist, which I kind...

 
 
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Why Halloween III: Season of the Witch is totally awesome

It's generally known that Halloween III: Season of the Witch is the most disappointing of the Halloween franchise. Besides those Rob Zombie schlopfests, that is. People seem to write off Season of the Witch because series regulars Michael M...

 
 




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The Perfection"A blood and vomit duet"

 

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 6 Episode 3 - "Fear and Loathing..."A weird space comedy you didn't know you wanted"

 

Aladdin"Touch nothing but the lamp!"

 

Brightburn"What if Superman was evil, but also boring?"

 

Made in Abyss: Wandering Twilight"May your journey overflow with curses and blessings"

 

Avengement"Bone-breaking Brits"

 

Aniara"How grim it is, one's detonation."

 

All is True"To die, to sleep - no more"

 

A Dog's Journey"Old Yeller eat your heart out"

 

Perfect"More plastic than meat"

 

Saint Bernard"This guy's got some problems with wood"

 

Pokemon Detective Pikachu"The ending was not very effective"

 

The Hustle"A remake for those who have not seen the original"

 

Redcon-1"Doomsday but longer and worse"

 

Tribeca Georgetown"That's nearly a bingo"

 

Tribeca Crown Vic"I am... the LAW"

 

Tribeca After Parkland"A not so fitting memorial"

 

Shadow"Wuxia romance by way of Shakespeare and Machiavelli"

 

Uglydolls"You ain't got no alibi"

 

Long Shot"You'll probably tape over your laptop camera from here on out"

 

Tribeca Bliss"Paint it red, red, and more red"