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Fiction Criticizing Reality: Abbas Kiarostami and the Cracked Windshield of Cinema [Off Site] [Announcement Post]

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Why I Watch Film
30 Days of Film
Why I Don’t Rate Films
Entertaining the Notion of Slow Films
Superhero Films are Dying
The Unsung Heroes of Cinema
No Plot? No Problem!
Watch it Again, Sam
Great Expectations for Movies
Buster Keaton: Stone-Faced Critic
Faith, Hope and Love in The Three Colors Trilogy
Film Academia
Films I Quit Watching
The Problem of Complacency
What Kind of Film Buff are You?
Can Hollywood Make Movies about the 99%?
Denied Rights to Movie-watching
Award Season and Missing the Point of Art
On Writing a Thesis
New Vision Through The New World
The Final Cut
A Trek Beyond the Stars
Birthdays in Film
Thor: The Dark World and The Female Gaze
When Did Movies Become Work?
The Lego Movie and the Power of Play
When to Quit
Violence in Jafar Panahi’s Taxi
Captain America: Civil War and the Weight of Violence
Why I Do Have a Television and Often Go to Movies
Spectre vs. Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation
Working-Class Woes in Spider-Man: Homecoming

Day of Heaven (1978)

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Richard Kelly vs. Christopher Nolan
Hot Fuzz vs. Scream
Saving Private Ryan vs. The Thin Red Line
The Village vs. Dogtooth
The Dark Knight vs. X-Men
Black Swan vs. Tron: Legacy

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Lair of the Unwanted

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