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Terrorism is stupid

Marshall Curry's "If a Tree Falls" premieres on PBS's "POV" series Tuesday, September 13, 2011. by Steven Boone Terrorism is plain stupid. I reaffirmed this belief halfway into "If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front", a…

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Who forgives the Gonzo?

Opening theatrically in New York. Available now through Comcast On Demand, Amazon, iTunes, Vudu. See TribecaFilm.com for details. by Odie Henderson "Beware the Gonzo" begins with one of those flash-forwarded scenes where something from later in the film is presented…

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Shut Up Little Man: An Odie Misadventure

Opening theatrically in select cities and available On Demand through Comcast, Amazon, Hulu and other providers. For more information, visit TribecaFilm.com. by Odie Henderson The technological weapon of choice is refreshingly analog: Cassette tapes containing the vitriolic, violent rants of…

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The Electric Dancing of War Babies

Playing in theaters nationwide Thursday, August 4, 2011. Details here. by Steven Boone "The Electric Daisy Carnival Experience" captures a dance music scene I tend to find noisy and vapid. But that's me. If you're a big fan of DJ-based…

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Colorless green ideas "Sleep Furiously"

Fandor.com will present "Sleep Furiously" along with the featurette "Sketchbook for the Library Van," for a free 24-hour On Demand window on July 29th. Details here. Also playing Aug. 12-18 at Facets Cinematheque in Chicago. by Odie Henderson "You've got…

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Puppet Nazis vs. the Grindhouse Gang!

● Jackboots on Whitehall (DVD/VOD/Digital cable July 26) ● American Grindhouse (DVD/Hulu July 26) by Steven Boone The animated comedy "Jackboots on Whitehall" does its best to tweak every British stiff-upper-lip stereotype ever perpetuated in film and popular culture since…

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Getting Medieval On Your...

● "Ironclad" (2011) ● "Black Death" (2010) "Ironclad " is now available on DirecTV and other on-demand providers (check your service listings) and from Netflix (DVD and Blu-ray) starting on July 26th. "Black Death" is available on Netflix (streaming, DVD…

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On "The Rack" with Paul Newman and Stewart Stern

• "The Rack" (1956) • "Until They Sail" (1957) • "The Prize" (1963) • "Tales of Tomorrow: Ice From Space" (1953)"The Rack," "Until They Sail" and "The Prize" are now available on made-to-order DVD from the Warner Archive Collection for…

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"How to Die in Oregon": It's personal

"How to Die in Oregon" plays on HBO on May 27, 29 and 31 and June 1 and 6. Click here for HBO showtimes. I've been encouraged to write autobiographically in this forum, so bear with me, dear reader. We've…