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AnarchyVision: Jason Gorber's Top 5 Films of 2013

It's that time of year for lists, and I completely admit that I'm quite loose with my selections, sometimes providing different answers for different contexts. Having to pick only five, I chose one doc, one Canadian film, and three films...

BROKEN CIRCLE BREAKDOWN Tops European Film Award Nominations

Felix van Groeningen's Broken Circle Breakdown looks to win big at the European Film Awards where it tops the list of nominations with five including Best European Film, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Actor, and Best Screenplay.Other familiar titles include...

Drafthouse Films Releases THE ACT OF KILLING For Free In Indonesia

In a move that has to be applauded and admired, Drafthouse Films has announced that it will make Joshua Oppenheimer's The Act of Killing available to watch for free to the people of Indonesia in perpetuity.From September 30, Drafthouse will make...

Melbourne 2013 Dispatch, Day 3: Kurdish Cowboys, Restricted Rebellion And Traumatic Horrors

Welcome to my coverage of the Melbourne International Film Festival. I aim to bring you daily updates over the next 17 days of the definitive three or four films that certainly got my attention, as well as links to past...

AnarchyVision: Jason Gorber Talks ACT OF KILLING, ONLY GOD FORGIVES, RED 2, And More

Busy week, with lots of decent (and a few not-so-decent!) releases. One of the most important docs of the last decade, The Act Of Killing finally opens wide this week, after screening last September at the Toronto International Film Festival.Ryan Reynolds...

Review: THE ACT OF KILLING Induces Nightmares From Real Life

Easily one of this decade's most important and most harrowing documentaries, The Act of Killing is a shattering take on the nature of evil. The conceit of the documentary is unique to the form. Filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer traveled to Indonesia...

Watch Two Clips From Acclaimed Documentary THE ACT OF KILLING

Joshua Oppenheimer's acclaimed documentary The Act Of Killing begins a theatrical run that will take it to thirty cities across America tomorrow and a pair of clips from the film have been released to show audiences why the film has...

Art Doesn't Matter...Until It Does: Joshua Oppenheimer on THE ACT OF KILLING

When I first watched The Act of Killing in March, I predicted that it would be a hard film to beat as the best film of the year. I still stand by that statement. It's an astonishing film that needs...

DocsBarcelona 2013 Awards Top Prize To THE ACT OF KILLING

Already feted in Berlin, Telluride and reviewed by Jason Gorber at TIFF for ScreenAnarchy last year, The Act of Killing continues to impact on jury members and festival goers alike.  This time, DocsBarcelona wrapped up five days of shenanigans by...

Watch The US Trailer For Documentary THE ACT OF KILLING

As our friends at Drafthouse Films continue to diversify their slate of film acquisitions, Joshua Oppenheimer's documentary The Act of Killing will begin a limited theatrical run on July 19th in New York. It will then go on a later Summer...

Drafthouse Films Picks Up THE ACT OF KILLING

One of the most powerful, most important documentaries I've ever seen, the Herzog/Morris produced film The Act of Killing has been acquired by Drafthouse films.As I stated in my review from TIFF, The Act of Killing "is more horrifying than...

TIFF 2012 Review: THE ACT OF KILLING

Easily one of this decade's most important and most harrowing documentaries, The Act of Killing is a shattering take on the nature of evil.The conceit of the documentary is unique to the form - filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer traveled to Indonesia...