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MSPIFF 2015: "Red Knot"

This review is from a screening at the Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival.

Peter (Vincent Kartheiser) and his new wife Chloe (Olivia Thirlby) are embarking on a honeymoon that is eccentric at best and ill-advised at worst: a ship set for the Antarctic Circle to aid Peter in his work as a writer. 531 more words

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MSPIFF 2015: "Cheatin'"

This review is from a screening at the Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival.

When moviegoers consider the realm of animated film, particularly Western audiences, most would be hard pressed to think of a feature they saw recently that did not come from mega-computer production houses such as Pixar or Dreamworks Animation, and even more rarely does the subject matter venture beyond the imaginative but thematically sparse 5-15 year old demographic. 546 more words

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Day 17 @ MSPIFF 2015: 'White Shadow' Reviewed

Dozens have been killed and mutilated in Tanzania in the past 15 years, and all because they were born with albinism, a congenital pigmentation disorder. 352 more words

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Day 16 @ MSPIFF 2015: 'The End Of The Tour' (Not) Reviewed

I sort of thought it would be fun to write a review of the new film The End of the Tour as short as David Foster Wallace’s masterpiece… 235 more words

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Day 14 @ MSPIFF 2015: 'Antarctic Edge' Reviewed

Science documentaries focusing on climate change in Antarctica, with gorgeous images of cerulean icebergs and throngs of wobbling penguins, are not exactly rare these days. Dena Seidel’s… 552 more words

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Day 13 @ MSPIFF 2015: 'I Touched All Your Stuff' Reviewed

When press notes compare a documentary to Errol Morris, what does that typically tell you as a viewer? Does it suggest that you’re going to see a film that digs like a termite at its subject? 487 more words

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Day 11 @ MSPIFF 2015: 'The Black Panthers: Vanguard Of The Revolution' Reviewed

Stanley Nelson’s gripping and thorough documentary on the Black Panther Party is the first in his series of three films about the black experience in America. 579 more words

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