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By Genevieve Valentine

Hawke delivers a quiet charmer in "Seymour: An Introduction"

The actor-director invites us into the life of pianist Seymour Bernstein, who gave up a performance career at 50 to become a teacher with monkish proclivities.

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Posted Mar. 25, 2015 | Comments: 0

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By Genevieve Valentine

"An Honest Liar" tackles truths, lies and consequences

This absorbing documentary meanders between biography and a casual study of what it means to debunk deceivers when so many seem so willing to be deceived.

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Posted Mar. 18, 2015 | Comments: 0

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By Genevieve Valentine

Camera work in "'71" deserves same praise as its star

Jack O’Connell proves that his breakthrough performance in "Starred Up" was no fluke, but the skillful use of the camera is this film's other strength.

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Posted Mar. 11, 2015 | Comments: 0

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By Genevieve Valentine

"She's Beautiful When She's Angry" a captivating look at activism

Mary Dore's doc–which briefly but deftly examines the second-wave feminist movement in America in the '60s and '70s–can do only so much. But it did it well.

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Posted Mar. 4, 2015 | Comments: 0

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