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TTTT: An American Film Geek's Top 10 for 2012

Amid fiscal cliffs and digital revolutions, we are all adrift on a sea of change. Never mind that your boat-mate may be a hungry Bengal tiger, sometimes it's hard enough just to keep your head above water.To date, I've viewed...

London 2011: THE KID WITH A BIKE (LE GAMIN AU VÉLO) Review

The Dardenne brothers might just be the most reliable film-makers working today. With a unique brand of realist cinema they've made a succession of critically lauded dramas concerned with Belgium's grimmer locales and inhabitants. Often involving low level criminality,...

TIFF 2011: THE KID WITH A BIKE

The Kid with a Bike / Le Gamin au Velo (Jean-Pierre Dardenne & Luc Dardenne, 2011). The Dardenne Brothers return to form in their engaging The Kid With A Bike, the tale of a young boy abandoned by his deadbeat...