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Alice Through the Looking Glass

There is no magic, no wonder, just junk rehashed from a movie that was itself a rehash of Lewis Carroll, tricked out with physically unpersuasive…

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Ballad of Narayama

"The Ballad of Narayama" is a Japanese film of great beauty and elegant artifice, telling a story of startling cruelty. What a space it opens…

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Monsieur Hire

Patrice Leconte's "Monsieur Hire" is a tragedy about loneliness and erotomania, told about two solitary people who have nothing else in common. It involves a…

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Ebertfest photoblog: Day 4

The one complaint I heard the most about Ebertfest this year is that it's too much and too short. Is that a contradiction? Very well, Ebertfest contains contradictions. For now, I'm posting photos. Some concluding thoughts coming soon...

"Barfly" director Barbet Schroeder and Sunset Gun blogger Kim Morgan discuss Bukowski and Hollywood.

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Matt Zoller Seitz subtly assumes the personality of Mickey Rourke's character, on stage after "Barfly."

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"Trucker" director James Mottern and star Michelle Monaghan are already working on another project together.

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Original Ebertfest co-conspirator Joan Cohl models the first festival t-shirt designed by Roger Ebert, for the 1990 Hawaii fest.

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Still life: "Video Test Pattern with Bordwell."

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Charlie Kaufman ("Synecdoche, New York"), Michael Barker (Sony Pictures Classics), Omer Mozaffer (FFC).

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Far-Flung Correspondents Seongyong Cho, Gerardo Valero, Omar Moore, Grace Wang, Wael Khairy, Michael Mirasol.

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Another cross-section: Gerardo, Omar, Wael, me, Michael.

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Ali's "Turkey Sandwich": Christy Lemire (AP critic), Ali Arikan (Istanbul FFC), Kim Morgan (Sunset Gun).

All photos by jim emerson, except of course for the one with him in it.

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