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Banana Split

The film looks beautiful, using natural locations and available light, all of which creates a real sense of the environment.

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There may be no March Madness this year but there’s something truly insane related to college basketball this Tuesday.

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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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Godfrey Cheshire

Godfrey Cheshire is a film critic, journalist and filmmaker based in New York City. A native of North Carolina, he co-founded Raleigh’s Spectator Magazine and began writing film criticism professionally in 1978. After moving to New York in 1991, he served for a decade as chief film critic for New York Press; his writings have also appeared in The New York Times, Variety, Film Comment, The Village Voice, Interview, Cineaste and other publications. He has also won three Arts Criticism awards from the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies. Cheshire’s areas of special interest include Iranian film, the conversion to digital cinema and cinematic representations of the American South. He is a former chairman of the New York Film Critics Circle and a member of the National Society of Film Critics.

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David Crosby: Remember My Name

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The Charmer

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No Date, No Signature

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Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood

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The Cakemaker

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Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts

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The Yellow Birds

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Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist

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First Reformed

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The Desert Bride

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Godard Mon Amour

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The Rider

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Hitler's Hollywood

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