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J. Hoberman's Top 10 Movies of 2010

Many of my favorite films of the year are still awaiting wider release, so although this list wraps up my 2010, it can also serve as a guide to your 2011. My No. 1 film, in fact, sneaks into New…
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Film, Cannes crew picked a winner, but the best of the fest wasn't allowed to compete

Cannes crew picked a winner, but the best of the fest wasn't allowed to compete

CANNES, France — The jury has its awards, and I have mine. Sometimes they even coincide. Palme d'Or winner Apichatpong Weerasethakul's modest Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives — the acme of no-budget, Buddhist-animist, faux-naïve magic realism —…
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Film, Under the Knife

Under the Knife

The extraordinary Romanian film 4 Months, 3 Weeks, and 2 Days, more comfortably known as "that abortion movie that won this year's Palme d'Or," sheds its secrets slowly, a high-end realist drama quickening skillfully into a thriller. Though the frighteningly…
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