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Alan Partridge
Alan Partridge
Alan Partridge

In the early ’90s, British actor Steve Coogan began playing Alan Partridge, an egotistical radio (and sometimes television) show host. The role established Coogan as one of Britain’s top comedic actors. A film based on the belo...

 
 
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Muppets Most Wanted
Muppets Most Wanted
Muppets Most Wanted

Clark Kent’s glasses concealed his true superhero identity from a city of millions, so it’s not so surprising that a little green makeup over a mole might hide a criminal mastermind from a train filled with Muppets.   Number on...

 
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Forced Perspective
Forced Perspective
Forced Perspective

Director Nick Cavalier is a filmmaker from Los Angeles with deep Cleveland roots. His new documentary short, Forced Perspective, which shows at the Cleveland International Film Festival, is an intimate portrait of iconic Clevel...

 
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Elaine Stritch
Elaine Stritch
Elaine Stritch

A Broadway star still performing at age 89, Elaine Stritch is quite a character. Director Chiemi Karasawa met her by chance at the beauty parlor and the two struck up a friendship. Karasawa’s new documentary Elaine Stritch: Sho...

 
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The Ballad of Skinless Pete
The Ballad of Skinless Pete
The Ballad of Skinless Pete
 

Monster Director Dustin Mills

 
March 3, 2014
 



In many ways, Skinless follows horror film conventions.  After oncologist Peter Peel (Brandon Salkil) discovers a possible cure for skin cancer, he decides to test the cure on himself to convince an investor to start manufactur...

 
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As the Palaces Burn
As the Palaces Burn
As the Palaces Burn

Director Don Argott has been making documentaries for more than ten years now. He’s the guy behind 2010’s The Art of the Steal, a terrific film about the Barnes art collection and the fight to keep the museum from moving locati...

 
 
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Her
Her
Her
 

Her: Virtual love hurts too

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January 12, 2014
 



While writer-director Spike Jonze’s new film Her makes the most of a good gimmick (man falls in love with Siri-like computer voice), Her transcends the subject matter. Part of the credit belongs to Joaquin Phoenix, who turns in...

 
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Fateful Findings
Fateful Findings
Fateful Findings

A former real estate agent and architect, filmmaker Neil Breen’s latest movie, Fateful Findings, revolves around an author (played by Breen looking a little like the love child of Garry Shandling and Richard Gere) who suffers l...

 
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11 Movies You Should Have Seen in 2013
11 Movies You Should Have Seen in 2013
11 Movies You Should Have Seen in 2013

This year there were, of course, blockbusters we enjoyed—films like Star Trek Into Darkness, This is the End and The Heat. There were also somewhat smaller films that built enough buzz and praise to crack Box Office Mojo’s 100 ...

 
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Go for Sisters
Go for Sisters
Go for Sisters

When they were childhood friends, everyone said Bernice (Lisa Gay Hamilton) and Fontayne (Yolonda Ross) were so close they could “go for sisters.” Twenty years later, their lives have taken off in opposite directions. Bernice i...