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Arcade Fire’s furthers the Orpheus theme in “Afterlife” with “Black Orpheus”-inspired video

October 21, 2013
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Arcade Fire’s furthers the Orpheus theme in “Afterlife” with “Black Orpheus”-inspired video

Arcade Fire released Afterlife, the second single from their upcoming double album Reflektor today as a lyric video on Vevo. The album plays heavily on the themes laid out in the Greek myth of Orpheus, the poet musician who traveled to the underworld to bring back his lost love, Eurydice, only to lose her again to his...
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For Reels Sunday Roundup — October 13th, 2013

October 13, 2013
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For Reels Sunday Roundup — October 13th, 2013

This week on the Roundup, RIP Mr. Littlejeans, Julian Assange loves Benedict Cumberbatch but hates "The Fifth Estate", Charlie Hunnam drops out of "50 Shades of Grey" and Patton Oswalt crushes on all the girls
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For Reels Sunday Roundup — August 25th, 2013

August 25, 2013
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For Reels Sunday Roundup — August 25th, 2013

This week on the Roundup, 8 Simple Rules for Dating Anna Kendrick, HBO goes full dong, Blue is the Warmest Color gets an NC17 and forget Affleck as Batman -- why hasn't anyone cast Patton Oswalt to play the Penguin in the next Bat installment?
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For Reels Sunday Roundup — June 30th, 2013

June 30, 2013
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For Reels Sunday Roundup — June 30th, 2013

This week on the Roundup, Seinfeld is back again, the hard sci-fi style of Europa Report, Hollywood and Hitler, Jeff Garlin is Dealin' With Idiots, and too many great people died.
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Sunday Film News Roundup — March 31st, 2013

March 31, 2013
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Sunday Film News Roundup — March 31st, 2013

Happy Easter and Passover, or just plain happy Sunday, everyone. News, links, etc: -JJ Abrams first real words about Star Wars (and some Star Trek). (Empire) -I guess Charlie Kaufman has officially given up on Frank or Francis now? He’s developing a series at FX. (/Film) -Bryan Singer on his return to (and abandonment of) X-Men,...
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In Your Queue: 24 Free Akira Kurosawa Films on Hulu

March 22, 2013
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In Your Queue: 24 Free Akira Kurosawa Films on Hulu

Just to supplement our home video column this week, Criterion announced today that they would be celebrating Akira Kurosawa’s birthday this weekend by streaming 24 of his films (plus a few bonus videos) for free all weekend. The titles include some of his most famous, like The Seven Samurai, Ikiru and The High and...
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Sunday Film News Roundup — October 21st, 2012

October 21, 2012
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Sunday Film News Roundup — October 21st, 2012

HBO premiered its Alfred Hitchcock/Tippi Hedron biopic, The Girl, last night in primetime. A co-production with BBC, the film tells the story of the living prison Hedron was kept in by an obsessed Alfred Hitchcock in the 1960s. Aside from the diminutive English actor Toby Jones in the role of Hitch, there was very...
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Sunday Film News Roundup — October 7th, 2012

October 7, 2012
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Sunday Film News Roundup — October 7th, 2012

This week was all about Criterion’s beautifully done bluray edition of Wong Kar-wai’s In the Mood for Love for me. It is, as far as I can tell, flawless — just like the film itself. The picture is crystal clear without a spec of blocking, artifacting, halo or flutter. The one spot I thought...
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