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“Best Picture” Is Not Necessarily The Best Picture

Oscar has its quirks, often enough overlooking a truly great film, with the heavy gold statuette going to the film of the moment (at least the Academy’s moment). Perhaps most famously, “Citizen Kane” lost out to “How Green Was My Valley” in 1941. Two … Continue reading

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NYFF54: The Divine Miss H

The film critic J. Hoberman has said that Isabelle Huppert is “possibly the most essential actor in the world.” (Essential, indeed–try imagining another actor in any of her signature roles, from “The Piano Teacher,” to several collaborations with Chabrol, and going all … Continue reading

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The Company She Keeps

Film critic Jim Hoberman once wrote that Isabelle Huppert was possibly the most essential actor in the world.  The truth of his ostensibly simple statement becomes obvious if you try to re-cast any of Huppert’s monumental and signature roles. “An Evening With … Continue reading

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NYFF51: A Universe Continuing to Expand

The 51st New York Film Festival, which opens tomorrow and runs through October 13, has a record 35 main slate features.  Discussing his debut festival, NYFF Director of Programming and Selection  Committee Chair, Kent Jones said, “Cinema is a vast terrain…there … Continue reading

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