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You could make a (film geek) party game out of guessing director Justin Simien's influences, but his vision seems to spring directly from what's up…
UPDATED 05/03/06: "Some films are born overlooked. Others have it thrust upon them. Among this year's festival entries, "Ripley's Game" has never had a theatrical release in the United States, and "Duane Hopwood" had a release so spotty it seemed designed to hide the film.
"Yet these are the kinds of films a movie critic views with joy: Films that are a meeting of craft and art. Being able to share them is an incalculable pleasure; everybody should have their own Overlooked Film Festival in the glorious Virginia Theater, all the year around. You have no idea how much fun it is."
-- Roger Ebert
For audio (MP3) of selected Ebert interviews with Overlooked festival guests, check the right column on this page.
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A review of Paul Thomas Anderson's "Inherent Vice" from the 2014 New York Film Festival.
An appreciation of "1941" and interview with Bob Gale.
An interview with Cary Elwes about "The Princess Bride."