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By Genevieve Valentine

"Art and Craft" an enigma wrapped in an obsession

Is this a laid-bare portrait of a con man, or is the documentary just another con? Whatever it explores, there are no easy answers.

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Posted Oct. 29, 2014 | Comments: 0

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By Genevieve Valentine

Gyllenhaal's creepy newshound gives "Nightcrawler" chills

Dan Gilroy's hopelessly black comedy of modern media is a neo-noir portrait of the way we eat our news—and how it eats at us.

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Posted Oct. 29, 2014 | Comments: 0

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By Genevieve Valentine

The rousing, balanced "Pride" bucks expectations

Its sprawling cast is effortlessly cohesive, deftly managing to sketch full characters in a script that moves remarkably quickly.

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Posted Oct. 8, 2014 | Comments: 0

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By Genevieve Valentine

"Nas: Time is Illmatic" examines more than a seminal LP

The documentary is a timely portrait of the MC's youth in a community struggling under the social gulf that has left America fractured along racial lines.

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Posted Oct. 8, 2014 | Comments: 0

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