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Finding the Funny

George Heymont | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
George Heymont

Two recent low-budget productions demonstrated the trickiness of trying to wrestle a complicated story filled with complex characters into a manageable format that can hold its audience's attention while keeping to a reasonable time frame.

Cosmopolis on DVD & On-Screen, Tonight @ Museum of The Moving Image

Michael Vazquez | Posted 04.17.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

As part of their "Best of 2012" series, the good folks at MOMI are screening David Cronenberg's film adaptation of the great Don Delilo's 2000 novel, Cosmopolis. Both are worth your time. Note to purists: skip this review, the film, and read the book first.

Good Neighbors: Bringing Humor Back to Noir

Kristin McCracken | Posted 09.28.2011 | Entertainment
Kristin McCracken

With so many action movies and shoot-em-ups, it's nice to find some respite with a good old-fashioned noir, one focused on characters in one charismatic location.