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THE WHISTLERS Trailer: Learn a Smart New Criminal Language

The adjective "whip-smart" was coined to describe clever, outlandish, and thoroughly entertaining creative productions, such as Corneliu Porumboiu's The Whistlers. Hailing from Romania, Porumboiu is probably best known outside Europe for his thrilling dramas 12:08 East of Bucharest (2006) and...

Review: SUNSET, László Nemes' Cerebral, Dazzling Study of Chaotic Times

László Nemes doesn't give an easy answer to any of the intrigues in his film. Instead, he makes us work for it. And it's damn well worth it.

Vancouver 09: TALES FROM THE GOLDEN AGE Review

[Our thanks to Andrew David Long for the following word from the Vancouver International Film Festival.]Starting with its debut in Cannes this spring, TALES FROM THE GOLDEN AGE has built a reputation as a sharply written collection of stories sourced...