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  1. ‘Eat That Question: Frank Zappa in His Own Words’: Film Review

    10:36 am 3/15/2016

    Director Thorsten Schuette's doc splices together archival footage of the ever-articulate rock star Frank Zappa to recount the story of his life.Read more

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  2. 'Hooligan Sparrow': Sundance Review

    8:51 am 2/3/2016

    This jarring documentary on women's rights in China amid governmental intimidation premiered at Sundance. Read more

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  3. 'The Lovers and the Despot': Sundance Review

    1:48 am 2/3/2016

    An alluring and informative documentary about the 1978 kidnapping of two of South Korea's most famous film-industry figures by North Korea's movie-crazy Kim Jong-il. Read more

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  4. 'Film Hawk': Sundance Review

    12:06 am 2/1/2016

    An intimate look at the life of a man who shepherded the careers of and selflessly championed filmmakers such as Kevin Smith and Edward Burns. Read more

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  5. 'A Flag Without a Country': Sundance Review

    8:49 am 1/30/2016

    Kurdish-Iranian director Bahman Ghobadi directed this docu-fiction hybrid about two Kurds in Northern Iraq who teach children in a Syrian refugee camp.Read more

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  6. 'Sophie and the Rising Sun': Sundance Review

    6:16 am 1/30/2016

    A Japanese stranger causes unrest in a small Southern town.Read more

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  7. 'Jacqueline (Argentine)': Sundance Review

    3:23 am 1/30/2016

    Filmmaker Bernardo Britto debuts with this doodle of a movie starring French actress Camille Rutherford as a low-fi, Edward Snowden-like fugitive in Argentina. Read more

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  8. 'The Land': Sundance Review

    7:13 pm 1/29/2016

    Writer-director Steven Caple Jr. puts a quartet of Cleveland teens in over their heads when they use a stolen drug stash to finance their skateboarding aspirations.Read more

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  9. 'Becoming Mike Nichols': Sundance Review

    5:15 pm 1/29/2016

    A short, funny and illuminating interview-based documentary that will leave theater and film mavens satisfied and hungry for more.Read more

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  10. 'Mr. Pig': Sundance Review

    1:35 pm 1/29/2016

    Maya Rudolph helps Danny Glover find a home for his gargantuan hog.Read more

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